/ 10 August 2021

Netball here if they need for the 2032 Olympics

It’s less than 48 hours since the end of the Tokyo Olympics, and Netball Australia is calling for the sport to be part of the 2032 Brissie Games. The push has the backing from World Netball, and Netball Australia says it wants the sport to be included so its junior players can dream of Olympic glory. Netball is played by more than 20 million people across 80-plus countries and has been a Commonwealth Games sport since 1998. And the bid has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that our Diamonds are currently ranked #1 in the world… Counting against its inclusion: it’s played mainly in Commonwealth countries and mainly by women. Netball blokes of the world unite…

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