PASS Sporting Moments

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  • First NRL match

    This was a significant moment as it was the start of what is now on of the biggest sports in Australia.
  • Peter Norman’s Stand Against Racism

    During the trophy ceremony, he supported first and second place athletes, Tommie Smith and John Carlos in their protest against racial inequality that was occurring in the USA at the time. The two Americans wore a pair of black gloves, one each, and raised their fist in what was known as the Black Panther salute. Norman wore a human right’s badge to stand in solidarity with Smith and Carlos as a protest against the oppression black people were facing in the USA.
  • Pat Cash’s Davis Cup Comeback

    Pat Cash completed a memorable comeback when he defeated Mikael Pernfors 2-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3, coming back from two sets down in three hours, 27 minutes to secure Australia the win in the Davis Cup Final.
  • Australian Ashes Victory in England

    The 1989 Ashes series went down as one of the most legendary of all time. It’s said to have ignited the subsequent dominance of Australian cricket, not just in the Ashes, but in the cricket world as a whole.
  • Shane Warne’s “Ball of the Century”

    Shane ‘The King of Spin’ Warne was well known for his incredible deliveries, but none more so than his “Ball of the Century” against England’s Mike Gatting on Day Two during the first Test of the 1993 Ashes series.
  • Wallabies captain John Eales Secures Bledisloe Glory for Australia

    Australia trailed New Zealand by a score of 21-23.
  • Ian Thorpe wins five medals at Sydney 2000

    Ian Thorpe, a then 17-year-old swimmer, entered his first Olympics with the weight of the nation on his shoulders after amazing performances at the previous Commonwealth Games and get 5 gold medals.
  • Cathy Freeman Gold medal

    She was the first indigneous Australian to win a gold medal.
  • Thorpe wins 200m freestyle

    This was an important moment in sporting history.
  • Ian thorpe 4x 100 relay

    This was a monumental moment for Australia’s sporting identity.
  • Aloisi books Australia’s ticket to the 2006 World Cup

    Back in 2005, Australian soccer history was made when John Aloisi scored the deciding penalty in what was a nail-biting game that ended in a tie against Uruguay. After losing the first leg 1-0, the Socceroos had to be on their very best to stand any chance of beating the South American’s.
  • The goal that stopped a nation

    John Aloisi’s penalty against Uruguay in 2005 saw Australia qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1974. Aloisi broke the 1-1 aggregate score with the winning penalty in a shootout, sending Stadium Australia into raptures. and helped reignite the nation’s passion for football.
  • Cadel Evans Wins The Tour de France

    Cadel Evans became an Australian hero when he became the first-ever Aussie to win the Tour de France.
  • Adam Scott Golf win

    Big moment for the golfing community and Adam Scott.
  • Kyle Chalmers Gold medal

    He won an Olympic Gold medal at the age of 18.