News: Sport

Rugby league players considering class action over NRL’s approach to concussion

Former rugby league players are reportedly considering a class action lawsuit against the NRL over the game’s historic treatment of concussions. Two Sydney law firms –…

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Jul 4, 2019 Legal / Sport / Wellness /


Dunedin City Council to undertake sports field review

Dunedin City Council is to begin a review of the use and provision of its sports fields to drive future decisions on investments that best fit the requirements of sports codes, clubs and…

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Jul 4, 2019 Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Sportsyear helps venue operators deliver sporting content

A Sydney-based start-up is helping venues track sports events and where they will be broadcast with a data-aggregating scheduling platform. The Sportsyear platform simplifies live sports…

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Jul 4, 2019 Hospitality / Sport / Technology /


GIO Stadium Canberra to get $440,000 security upgrade

The ACT Government has allocated $440,000 in its latest budget for "physical security" upgrades at GIO Stadium Canberra that will see the addition of CCTV cameras, stronger…

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Jul 4, 2019 Safety / Security / Sport / Venues /


PLA offers five-day facility managers education program in Perth

Parks and Leisure Australia (WA) has launched a new five-day course for facility managers in Western Australia, aimed at professionals working in regional pool facilities and those looking…

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Jul 4, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Sport /


Prime Minister Scott Morrison backs Brisbane bid to host Olympic Games

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has voiced his backing for plans for South East Queensland to host the 2032 Olympics, saying it had the potential to be even better than the Sydney…

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Jul 3, 2019 Events / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government commits $25 million to new Basketball Stadium in City of Lake Macquarie

A new 10-court indoor stadium, which will include a show court capable of seating 4000 spectators, is to be built in the City of Lake Macquarie areas as a result of a $25 million commitment…

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Jul 3, 2019 Sport / Venues /


Volleyball coach who had sex with teenager player given suspended jail term

A volleyball coach in Western Australia has been given a suspended jail term for illegally having sex with one of his junior players. While the player was over 16 at the time of the sexual…

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Jul 3, 2019 Legal / Sport /


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