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Farmer talks to Sunrise about his 'Spirit of India' run 



March 14, 2016


Sport Matters Champion Pat Farmer spoke to the Seven Network 'Sunrise' team about his 'Spirit of India' run which has entailed farmer running 4600kms from India's south to north to raise money to educate girls in India. 

Source: https://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/watch/31089732/pat-farmer-on-the-spirit-of-india-run/?cmp=st

 


A new International Badminton program supports community growth and development in Nepal. 



February 29, 2016


Shuttle Time Nepal was officially launched today! Sport Matters CEO Jackie Lauff is in the small nation and was at the launch in Kathmandu. 

Source: https://www.cushycms.com/temporary_uploads/190242/SPORT MATTERS PRESS RELEASE - Shuttle Time Nepal.docx


Newly crowned Aussie Sailing World Champion Liesl Tesch speaks to Paul Kennedy about winning the 2015 Para World Sailing title.



December 3, 2015


Newly crowned Aussie Sailing World Champion Liesl Tesch speaks to PK about winning the 2015 Para World Sailing Championships in Melbourne with sailing partner Dan Fitzgibbon as well as sailing the seas to Rio 2016.

Source: https://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/watch/31089732/pat-farmer-on-the-spirit-of-india-run/?cmp=st

 


Liesl Tesch was the first woman in the world to play professional wheelchair basketball.  



May 21, 2014


Sport Matters Champion and co-founder Liesl Tesch was nineteen when she crashed a mountain bike, broke her back, and was left an incomplete paraplegic.She then went on to represent Australia in five Paralympics. Liesl is now a teacher and co-founder of sporting charity, Sport Matters.   

Source: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/conversations/liesl-tesch/5465584