News: Sport

Indian Premier League continues despite massive rise in COVID deaths

The Indian Premier League, usually the most-attended cricket league in the world, is continuing to be played in empty stadia despite the massive surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths across…

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Apr 30, 2021 ByNigel Benton Safety / Sport / Venues /


New wave of global innovation supports Victoria’s sports and major events

After an unprecedented year, the second cohort of Startupbootcamp’s Sport and EventTech Accelerator beginning May 2021 in Melbourne will support the Victorian sports and major event…

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Apr 30, 2021 Events / Fitness / Sport / Technology /


New Zealand Government to invest $5.7 million to support disabled people in sport and recreation

New Zealand Sport and Recreation Minister, Grant Robertson has announced that $5.7 million will be allocated to create better quality experiences for disabled people in sport and…

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Apr 30, 2021 Access / Government / Recreation / Sport /


NSW Government extends strategic partnership with Minerva Network for women in sport program

The NSW Government has agreed to extend its partnership with the Minerva Network enabling the Minerva Network to continue to work closely with the Office of Sport on opportunities with the…

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Apr 30, 2021 Education / Finance / Sport /


COVID impact sees Rugby Australia reveal $27.1 million loss for 2020

Rugby Australia’s financial results for 2020 show that it recorded a net deficit of $27.1 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the governing body losing so much money it even…

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Apr 29, 2021 Finance / Sport /


Easing of Western Australia’s Coronavirus restrictions will allow spectators at sport and gyms to reopen

Easing of last weekend's Coronavirus lockdown measures in Perth and the Peel region of Western Australia will allow gyms to reopen and spectators permitted at sporting events. Despite…

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Apr 29, 2021 Fitness / Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /


New Zealand Rugby approves investment by US private equity firm Silver Lake

New Zealand Rugby has today approved a historic external investment, with a 12.5% stake set to be sold to US private equity firm Silver Lake for $387.5 million ($282 million). The equity…

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Apr 29, 2021 ByNigel Benton Finance / Sport /


Tokyo Olympic Games organisers’ latest playbook shows athletes will be tested daily for COVID-19

Athletes taking part in the upcoming Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be tested daily for COVID-19, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Games organisers have put…

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Apr 29, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /


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