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Australian surf lifesaver achievements recognised at Surf Life Saving Australia awards

Australia’s top surf lifesavers were recognised for their achievements and contributions at the Surf Life Saving Australia National Awards of Excellence last week. Due to COVID-19…

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Nov 10, 2020 Education / Environment / Recreation / Safety / Sport /


Australia’s major sports renew commitment to prevent violence against women

The AFL, Rugby Australia, NRL, Netball Australia, and Football Federation Australia (FFA) have today renewed their commitment to preventing violence against women, signing a leadership…

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Nov 9, 2020 Safety / Sport /


Report shows global rise in rugby interest through 2019

A new global study from Nielsen has recorded 877 million followers and 405 million fans of rugby union worldwide in 2019, up 11% and 18% on 2018 figures respectively. Published by World…

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Nov 9, 2020 Marketing / Sport /


Victorian Government announces funding for completion of Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium as a 40,000 seat venue

The Victorian Government has announced a $40 million injection into the final stage of the redevelopment of Geelong’s GMHBA/Kardinia Park which will bring the venue up to a capacity…

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Nov 9, 2020 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Kieren Perkins appointed as Swimming Australia President

Swimming Australia has appointed two-time Olympic gold medallist, Kieren Perkins as their President. Perkins retired from swimming in 2000 having amassed 23 medals at international…

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Nov 9, 2020 Events / Sport /


Rugby Australia announces $100 million broadcast deal with Nine Network

Rugby Australia has announced an in-principle, three-year broadcast agreement with Nine Entertainment that it says will “reboot the game at every level". The deal, which is set…

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Nov 9, 2020 Finance / Sport /


Sir John Walker named Patron of Athletics NZ

Legendary middle-distance runner Sir John Walker has been named as Patron of Athletics New Zealand. Sir John was welcomed into the honorary role at the 133rd Athletics NZ Annual General…

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Nov 9, 2020 Sport /


California Sport Surfaces launches Ultra Performance Series

Building Solutions Group (ICP BSG) has announced the launch of its California Sports Surfaces (CSS) Ultra Performance Series, a complete reformulation of its Plexipave® and…

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Nov 9, 2020 Sport / Surfaces /


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