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The double life: Why it's wrong for Australia's professional female athletes to have work and play

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
February 18 2022 - 6:30pm
Canberra United players are paid to play, but not as much as A-League Men's counterparts. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

We've all heard the adage: "women are better multitaskers than men". Like it or loathe it, it rang true in the sporting world this week, but that doesn't make it right.

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Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes

Journalist

Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.