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Community Sport

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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Blogs

Opinion: New dawn for women at Olympics but many are still treated as second class citizens

Posted July 20, 2012 by Emma Sherry

 More countries and sports are embracing female Olympians than ever before, but the Australian basketball debacle shows we’re a long way from having fixed gender discrimination, says Emma Sherry


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Features

Comment: As inquiry ends, cycling must bring those who contributed to corruption to account

Posted January 14, 2013 by Catherine Ordway

It is hoped that the implementation of recommendations following reviews into Cycling Australia and Swimming Australia, will involve a thorough examination of who are running our sports, and how we can minimise risks to integrity’


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Blogs

David Culbert: Athletics Australia’s Olympic-sized PR disaster over LaCaze

Posted June 18, 2012 by David Culbert

‘AA tarnished their own reputations, the brand of the organisation they direct and with it the faith of the entire athletics community in the space of 24 hours’


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HR and Appointments

Former Olympian appointed to Rio 2016 management role

Posted August 26, 2013 by Sports Business Insider

Sydney Olympian, Kitty Chiller, has been appointed Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio Games in 2016 – the first woman to be awarded the honour.


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