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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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Australian business now has a fresh, hungry challenger in the Olympic delivery game

Posted August 17, 2012 by Eric Winton

Since Sydney 2000 Australian firms have been at the forefront of Olympic Games delivery. Eric Winton says the UK government is eager to get in on the act

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NRL Auckland Nines officially launched

Posted September 4, 2013 by Connor Wright

The NRL has today officially launched their nine-a-side pre-season tournament to be held in Auckland, New Zealand. The $2.2Million tournament, which will replace the All-star game in 2014, is designed for NRL stars to showcase a different set of skills than are normally displayed in the NRL, which is hoped will broaden the international audience of the sport.

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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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Tokyo wins the right to host 2020 Olympic Games, Australia’s reaction

Posted September 8, 2013 by Sports Business Insider

AOC President John Coates has congratulated Tokyo on winning the right to host the 2020 Olympics saying “the IOC has put the Games back in safe hands”.

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