Listen to the story of Betty Cuthbert, Australia’s star sprinter from the 1956 Olympic Games. Later in life she had a battle with multiple sclerosis. Press play to listen or download. Presented on Songs of Hope on 8Apr18. Written and produced by Songs of Hope
Usain Bolt has been a running legend for years, winning the triple triple at Olympics. He is also a keen Christian. Hear his story in 5 minutes. Broadcast on Songs of Hope yesterday 20Aug17
Listen again to the story of racing car champion Ayrton Senna. He died in 1994 in a car crash after winning three world formula one titles. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 25Sep16
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Listen again to the story of Margaret Court, the greatest Australian womens tennis player of all time. Program “Songs of Hope” 2016 06 12 (5 mins).
Hear the story of Eric Liddell, the olympian who would not race on the Christian sabbath – a Sunday. Broadcast on Southern FM 88.3 on the Songs of Hope program. Talk time is 5 minutes.
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The 27 July 2014 Songs of Hope story feature was on Gary Ablett and other Australian rules footballers who put God first. The story is told by Carol Elfverson of St Mary’s Anglican church in Caulfield. The broadcast was on Southern FM 88.3 on 27/7/2014.
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Hear again the story of Pastor Doug Nicholls. He was an aboriginal activist, boxer, represented Victoria in Australian Rules Football, and pastor of a Church of Christ in Melbourne. Broadcast in segment “Christians who have made a difference” on “Songs of Hope”, 8am Sunday 2013 07 14.
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