Australia's reigning robot soccer world champions are on their way to Germany to face their arch-nemeses in what is expected to be a tough battle to retain the coveted crown in robotics and artificial intelligence.


A team of Australian roboticists, who smashed their way to victory at the RoboCup world soccer championship in China for a seond year running, return home on Monday and will be holding a media conference at UNSW.

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As the Socceroos brace for their first test in the so-called Pool of Death, a group of teenagers is preparing to jet off for Brazil in what may well be Australia’s best World Cup hope.

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Manchester United stars have held a football coaching clinic with young refugees who are part of UNSW’s Football United.


A UNSW-led soccer initiative designed to improve social cohesion for young refugees, is now part of an after-school care program.

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A soccer program for young refugees is helping to promote social inclusion, according to a new study.

Emma Field and Nicole McKeon will be among 500 school students - and a record number of girls - bending it like Beckham on the robotic "soccer field" at UNSW this week.

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Thirty refugee boys were given a special treat this week, with some of Australia's soccer stars giving them tips on how to make it in the world's biggest game.

Thirty refugee boys will be given a special treat on Wednesday, (10 January) when some of Australia's soccer stars take to the field to offer tips on how to make it in the world's biggest game.