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Report released on potential of Brisbane Olympics bid

Brisbane remains in the race to host the 2028 Olympic Games following a favourable investigation into the merits of a potential bid. A preliminary report released today (28th July)…

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Jul 27, 2016 Events / Sport / Venues /


Industry leading speakers to address 2016 FITEX Convention

Returning to AUT University’s Akoranga Campus in November, the 2016 FITEX Convention has assembled a program of industry leading speakers who will share their knowledge of every facet…

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Jul 27, 2016 Fitness / Marketing / Wellness /


ASSA announces winners of inaugural Australian Swim Schools Excellence Awards

The Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) has announce the winners of its inaugural 2016 Australian Swim Schools Excellence Awards. Presented in three categories, the award recipients…

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Jul 27, 2016 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Wanda Group aims to triple entertainment and sport revenue by 2020

The Dalian Wanda Group, the fast growing Chinese entertainment and real estate company headed by Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, has announced plans to triple its entertainment and sport…

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Jul 27, 2016 Attractions / Entertainment / Sport / Tourism /


Funlab explores new ownership options

Leading Australian out-of-home entertainment company Funlab, the operator of Strike bowling bars as well as Sky Zone trampolines centres and Exitus escape rooms, is evaluating options for…

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Jul 27, 2016 Attractions / Entertainment / Finance / Recreation /


Quicksilver to expand north Queensland fleet

Far North Queensland tour operator Quicksilver is to invest $7.5 million in upgrading its fleet and facilities for visitors to the Great Barrier Reef. The Quicksilver Group will spend the…

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Jul 27, 2016 Environment / Tourism /


Ticketmaster expands sporting reach with Tickethour acquisition

Global ticketing giant Ticketmaster has announced its acquisition of sports ticketing provider, the Tickethour Group. The acquisition by the Live Nation company, which delivers more than…

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Jul 27, 2016 Entertainment / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


ARI encourages NSW aquatic facilities to sign-up for Active Ageing Program grants

In collaboration with NSW Health, the Aquatic and Recreation Institute (ARI) has announced the latest round of funding for its Active Ageing Program. The program allows facilities to apply…

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Jul 27, 2016 Aquatics / Recreation / Wellness /


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