A week after winning bronze at the Women’s Basketball World Cup, Cayla George was gifted a baby. She joins hosts Cate Campbell and Hayley Willis to explain the tradition behind ‘island adoption’ and how the practice allowed her to fulfil her dream to be a mother whilst also continue to thrive in her basketball career.
Plus, off the back of Jelena Dokic’s attack from body-shaming trolls we explore the expectation of desirability that plagues current and former female athletes.
And if you want more, we take a look around the grounds at results from the weekend and let you know what you can watch coming up.
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Guest: Cayla George
Executive Producer: Tia Ucich
Producer: Susannah Makin
Audio Producer: Madeline Joannou
Music by Mardi Lumsden
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