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Betty Cuthbert wins Gold at the 1956 Olympics

Betty Cuthbert far from the only golden girl to do it tough


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Champion sprinter Betty Cuthbert’s death was a reminder that female athletes have always punched above their weight in Australia’s proud Olympic history but a surprisingly large number of them have had to take the bad times with the good, wr... More »

Herald Cover from the Olympic Games

Betty Cuthbert 1938-2017


BETTY CUTHBERT did what no other athlete could do: winning Olympic gold in 100, 200 and 400 metres, as well as another gold in the women’s 100-metre relay More »