Now the dust has settled on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, some of UNSW’s Olympians reflect on the experience of the most unusual Games ever.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics brought with it immense challenges, but the resilience of the athletes shone through.
With athletes training in quarantine, taking regular COVID tests and competing in empty stadiums, Tokyo 2021 will be an Olympics like we have never seen before.
UNSW, Westfields Sports High and Creating Chances last week collaborated to pilot a program designed to open dialogue and engagement with Year 12 students aiming to become elite athletes and complete university studies.
After COVID-19 shutdowns cut the learn to swim program short, its recommencement has created a renewed feeling of community among UNSW international students.
There was joy in the air on Friday night as UNSW Sport celebrated two years of sporting achievements and presented the inaugural Alex Blackwell Award.
The new award, to be presented at the UNSW Blues and Sports Awards Dinner, is named after one of the most significant trailblazers for women’s sport.
The NRL star is embarking on his second degree, emphasising the importance of education and planning for the future for professional athletes.
A chance to bond as a team by living and playing a whole season together may seem exciting at first, but how do athletes cope when the novelty wears off?
With border restrictions in place, chasing his sailing dreams has been a challenge for UNSW Commerce student Max Paul, but he is determined to keep an even keel.