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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.
‘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’
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.
In this week’s Culbert Report – David directs his attention to John Coates’ statement on Rio’s preparations for the 2016 Olympics. ”The worst I have experienced” and ”worse than Athens” were among the words used by the AOC President and IOC Vice President.
‘Making sport a higher priority of the school curriculum is essential for more compelling reasons than Olympic medals – and that is the health of our children’