THE PULSE by Patrick Skene

Multicultural Magic! Ice Hockey in Canada has an army of Punjabi/Sikh fans due to Hockey Night Punjabi, a dedicated national broadcast in language. The hosts have silky moves & they deliver a fun & serious broadcast in first language catering for both serious & new

Members of an Irish Down Syndrome group performed a passionate Haka for the All Blacks prior to their test in Dublin last Saturday. The All Blacks accepted the challenge and it was especially poignant for the Barrett brothers who have a Down Syndrome sister and

"Red wine, yoga and happiness". These are the longevity secrets of Eileen Ash, the oldest living international cricketer who celebrated her 110th birthday recently this year. Eileen has led an extraordinary life, her English test career beginning in 1937 and interrupted by the Second World

When Australians talk of rugby league’s history, the contribution of their Māori brothers in the early and fragile part of the game’s development is rarely mentioned. The Māori are often classed as recent interlopers to the NRL who should be grateful for the opportunity. The

  To celebrate Tonga National Day, a salute to Vaai "Jason" Taumalolo, an inspiring leader who kickstarted the Pacific Rugby league Revolution when he opted to represent 'Mate Ma'a Tonga' in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. Tonga went from second string to world powerhouse as other Tongan NRL players followed Taumalolo, culminating in their historic

An incredible sports story! 4 Years ago Jordan Mailata was playing 2nd tier rugby league & had never played American football. The Boy from Bankstown recently signed a 4 year US$108 million NFL contract for the Philadelphia Eagles. 24 year old Jordan Mailata is one of

Mesmerising! Its Diego Maradona's first birthday since his passing. His playful warm up juggling is a reminder of why he is so loved & he never lost the childlike spirit of the streets of Villa Fortia, an impoverished violent slum with no electricity or running

The art of colourisation is bringing ancient cultures to new light. This group of Samurai from the late 1800's are the last of their breed. Katana's at the ready to serve their master, they would not survive the industrial era. Their influence however, deeply shaped modern

Organisers of the 2022 ICC Men's T20 World cup commemorated ‘One Year to Go’ on Saturday 16 October 2021. The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) T20 World Cup format will bring 16 International T20 Cricket teams to compete in 45 matches across seven world class venues across

"We just need to value that which already exists & persists." Stunning story on Patty Mills in the Good Weekend that explores his Torres Strait & Aboriginal totems - Spanish Mackerel, Green Sea Turtle, Wedge Tailed Eagle & his belonging to “The South Wind". Although he

  “Mental health is a battle but I win everyday." For #WorldMentalHealthDay I watched Untold: Breaking Point on Netflix. It’s an extraordinary 10/10 story of US Tennis player Mardy Fish & his mental health battles. An incredible portrait of the impact of the pressure of being the #1

The power of determination! Manami Ito is a Japanese nurse, violinist & former Paralympian swimmer who lost her arm in a car accident. She plays the violin beautifully with a specially designed prosthetic arm & stole the show at the Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony. She is