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Crowdfunding and the future of Gymnastics Australia

Posted July 3, 2013 by Connor Wright

With their National Championships taking place at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre from 7 – 18 July, Gymnastics Australia (GA) has turned to crowdfunding to support this event and raise awareness about their sport. In an interview with SBI, Mark Rendell, the CEO of GA, offered his insights into not only this latest crowdfunding initiative, but the current and future goals of GA, as well as the need to balance funding between participation and elite levels with the Commonwealth and Olympic Games coming up in the near future.

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Comment: Inside the fight to end five-year govt ban and bring UFC to Victoria

Posted August 28, 2012 by Sports Business Insider

‘The illogical ban of combat sports in a fenced off enclosure is Victoria’s alone. No other region the UFC has attempted to enter presents this hurdle’

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Queensland digs in on Origin: ‘Why pay for what’s ours?’

Posted September 6, 2012 by Daniel Abelsohn

The extra game in State of Origin matches will no longer automatically alternate between Queensland and New South Wales, with irregular forays interstate, after the ARL Commission yesterday confirmed that the game’s traditional states should not expect to have the third  game each year without paying for it. Reports suggest Queensland and New South Wales will now […]

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A-League Season 8 opening round sets attendance and TV records

Posted October 8, 2012 by Sports Business Insider

The opening round of the A-League season last weekend set single-round records for  attendance, TV ratings and digital audiences, says Football Federation Australia. FFA says 93,500 fans turned out to the five matches, beating the previous single-round aggregate record set in Round 3 last season of 87,508. The TV audience on Foxtel averaged 108,000 per […]

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Asia-Pacific Tennis League looks to attract Australia’s best players

Posted November 29, 2013 by Hamish Dunham

The Asia-Pacific Tennis League is undergoing a review to make it more enticing for Australia’s best tennis players.

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