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Sexual predator jailed for six years for making indecent recordings of children at Perth swimming pools

A 24-year-old man who indecently recorded young children in the changing rooms of public swimming pools in Perth for personal sexual gratification has been sentenced to six years jail.…

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Dec 20, 2023 Aquatics / Legal / Recreation / Security /


Administrators liquidate remnants of UFC Gym Australia and New Zealand businesses

With debts of over $15 million, companies trading as UFC Gym Australia and New Zealand have been ordered into liquidation by the NSW Supreme Court. The collapse of the gym chain comes six…

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Dec 18, 2023 Finance / Fitness / Legal /


Female staff member found dead from apparent stabbing at National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra

A 29-year-old man has been arrested by the Australian Federal Police after the body of a woman was found in a storeroom at the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra today. The woman, a…

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Dec 18, 2023 Attractions / Legal / Security / Zoos /


UN Conference hears illegal betting to be main factor underpinning sports corruption

A United Nations anti-corruption conference on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), held between 11th and 15th December in Atlanta, United States, has heard that illegal betting is the main factor…

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Dec 18, 2023 Events / Legal / Sport /


Chinese Court imposes jail sentences on organisers of ultramarathon in which 21 competitors died

Seven people involved in the organisation of mountain marathon cross-country race in north-west China in 2021 during which 21 runners died in extreme weather conditions have been…

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Dec 17, 2023 Events / Legal / Safety / Sport /


Federal Court fines Fitbit $11 million fine for misleading Australian consumers over rights

Wearable fitness technology company Fitbit LLC has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay penalties of $11 million after misleading consumers about smartwatches and fitness trackers that…

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Dec 13, 2023 Fitness / Legal / Technology / Wellness /


Bankrupt former Ticket Rocket Director living in ‘luxury’ in Sydney

Matt Davey, the former owner of Dunedin-based ticketing platform Fortress Information Systems, has been reported as “living in a luxury Sydney apartment” while his businesses…

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Dec 12, 2023 Entertainment / Finance / Legal / Sport / Ticketing /


Victoria Police arrest three over huge illegal steroid seizure from Port Melbourne gym

Victoria Police have made what they believe is the state's biggest ever seizure of illegal steroids in a swoop on an alleged supply operation based out of a Port Melbourne gym.…

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Dec 9, 2023 Fitness / Legal /


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