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Footynomics: Economist Tim Harcourt on the money, power and influence of the AFL

Posted October 8, 2012 by Tim Harcourt

More than 700,000 Australians have a membership of an AFL club, and the code has a firm grip on the economy and society at large

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The World’s Most Functional Stadium – for Western Sydney

Posted March 18, 2014 by Hamish Dunham

Sydney’s south-west has raised its hand as the perfect candidate for a new, world-class, multi-purpose stadium. Kleinmann Wang, a sport industry consulting firm, has held preliminary talks with key stakeholders from the Liverpool and Fairfield City communities and council’s over the idea of a multi-purpose arena being constructed in Sydney’s south-west corridor.

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''It’s almost an expectation that some fans will act en masse and aggressively, especially within the ‘popular’ supporter groups.'' Image: foxsports.com.au

Time To Face Reality

Posted January 28, 2014 by Dale Wood

Football fans are constantly receiving attention for their anti-social behaviour at matches, but is there a difference between this behaviour and loyal, passionate support? Dale Wood provides his view on the controversial topic.

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Why Why Why? Why Do We Have Two Rugbies?

Posted November 14, 2013 by Dale Wood

In the next installment in his “Why?” series for SBI, Dale Wood focuses on the two derivative Rugby codes, asking the controversial question, why do we have two rugby codes? Dale has opinions, and is interested in yours…

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Why Brooklyn Nets’ new branding is a hip hop flop; and 5 Aussie teams that nailed the brief

Posted May 7, 2012 by Anthony Costa

Sports branding author Anthony Costa says there is not much to love in the NBA team’s ‘creatively emaciated new visual brand’

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