News: Finance

Gold’s Gym files for bankruptcy protection in the USA

US-based fitness group Gold’s Gym, made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1977 bodybuilding documentary Pumping Iron, has declared bankruptcy, impacted by the economic toll of…

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May 7, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Retail /


Tasmania Government announces sport and recreation organisations benefiting from support package

As part of its ongoing efforts to address the challenges resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic, the Tasmania Government has announced the sport and recreation organisations that will…

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May 7, 2020 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Sport NZ announces $25 million short-term relief package for clubs and regional organisations

Sport NZ has created a $25 million package to provide short-term relief for sport and active recreation organisations at all levels. Made available through savings achieved from the…

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May 7, 2020 Finance / Recreation / Sport /


Rugby Australia appoints interim Chief Executive after director resigns

A day of turmoil at Rugby Australia, that saw recently appointed Director Peter Wiggs resign after just four weeks, has ended with Rob Clarke, the code’s former Chief Operating…

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May 6, 2020 Finance / Sport /


Coronavirus downturn sees sports in country towns struggle

Community sporting clubs, particularly in country towns, are facing "catastrophic" consequences because of Coronavirus, according to the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF). As…

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May 6, 2020 Finance / Recreation / Sport / Wellness /


NRL agrees new pay deal with players to enable 28th May competition restart

Speculation that players might derail the NRL's plans to restart its season on 28th May, has ended players to resume training tomorrow after agreeing to a new pay deal. The NRL and…

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May 5, 2020 Finance / Sport /


Live Performance Australia slams NSW Government’s lack of support for cultural sector in crisis during Coronavirus crisis

In the wake of yesterday’s announcement that Sydney’s Carriageworks is entering administration, Live Performance Australia has accused the NSW Government of being…

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May 5, 2020 Arts / Finance / Government / Venues /


Report suggests Wollongong’s WIN Entertainment Centre ‘not fit for purpose’

The Illawarra region of NSW has reportedly been missing out on hosting major indoor entertainment and sport events because of a lack of investment in Wollongong’s WIN Entertainment…

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May 4, 2020 Entertainment / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


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