News: Sport

AFL players agree six-year pay deal

AFL players are to receive a 20% pay rise this season after agreeing to a new six-year deal with the league worth $1.84 billion that, for the first time. ties their wages to competition…

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Jun 20, 2017 Finance / Sport /


Japan looks to future sport industry growth

With the country to stage the Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the Olympics in 2020, the Japan Sports Agency (JSA) is looking to expand sporting activity and infrastructure beyond these major…

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Jun 19, 2017 Finance / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Design revealed for new Darwin rugby league stadium

The Northern Territory Government has released designs for its planned $25 million upgrade of Darwin’s Warren Park rugby league stadium that will include three full sized fields, a…

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Jun 19, 2017 Sport / Venues /


McDonald’s brings early end to Olympics sponsorship deal

International family restaurant chain McDonald's has ended its 41 year partnership with the International Olympics Committee (IOC). The fast food chain said it was "reconsidering…

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Jun 17, 2017 Events / Marketing / Sport /


NRL introduces fan-oriented ticket resale service

The NRL has today launched a new ticketing marketplace which will give supporters the chance to buy re-sold tickets at their original price. Designed for people who legitimately…

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Jun 16, 2017 Events / Sport / Ticketing /


Singapore Sports Hub Chief Executive resigns following criticisms over management style

After press reports of staff members complaining about his management style, Manu Sawhney, Chief Executive of the Singapore Sports Hub, has resigned from his position. Sawhney, who had…

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Jun 16, 2017 Events / Sport / Venues /


Suncorp Stadium to be expanded for ‘Battle of Brisbane’

Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium capacity is to be increased to 60,000 for next month’s boxing match between Jeff Horn and Manny Pacquiao. According to the Courier Mail, almost…

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Jun 16, 2017 Events / Sport / Venues /


Injuries the number one cause of death among children

The first ever national study on childhood injury in Australia has revealed that injuries are the number one cause of death in children under 17. The recently released study, which…

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Jun 15, 2017 Design / Play / Recreation / Safety / Sport /


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