News: Sport

Swimming Australia announces closure of the National Training Centre Transition Program in Canberra

The decision to close the program at the end of the year follows a recent analysis of all High Performances Centres in Australia. Swimming Australia’s Chief Strategist High…

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Dec 2, 2018 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Sport /


New Townsville youth park delivered in time for 2018 Christmas break

Better sports and recreation facilities will be available for young people in the Townsville community in the lead up to Christmas.   Member for Townsville Scott Stewart officially…

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Dec 2, 2018 Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Four-year strategy announced to drive powerful change for women and girls in sport

The NSW Government has today announced a four-year strategy that will drive powerful change for women and girls in sport, leaving a lasting legacy for the way women’s sport is played,…

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Dec 1, 2018 Finance / Sport /


Parkour bodies resist International Gymnastics Federation’s attempts to ‘usurp’ the sport

Parkour groups from around the world are fighting the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) in its bid to add the activity to its remit in time for Olympic inclusion in 2024.…

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Dec 1, 2018 Recreation / Sport /


Former Sydney Olympic Park executive calls for abolition of SCG Trust

With NSW opposition leader Michael Daley this week questioning whether a future NSW Labor Government would continue with plans to redevelop Sydney's planned new Moore Park Stadium,…

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Dec 1, 2018 Entertainment / Government / Sport / Venues /


UK court ruling set to see Viagogo having to reimburse fans

Viagogo could be forced to pay back millions of pounds to United Kingdom fans who bought tickets through the site only to be turned away at the door. A landmark court order against Viagogo…

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Dec 1, 2018 Entertainment / Government / Legal / Retail / Sport /


Australian Institute of Sport cuts funding to sports deemed to have lower medal winning prospects

The government-funded Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) announced early this week that it will be implementing a new investment model that will boost high performance funds for a number…

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Dec 1, 2018 Finance / Sport /


Western Sydney Stadium to host new World Cup 9s rugby league tournament

The soon-to-be completed Western Sydney Stadium is to host 12 national teams in the inaugural rugby league World Cup 9s over two days next October. The short-format rugby league game has…

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Nov 30, 2018 Events / Sport / Venues /


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