Ministry of Sport

NRL becomes the most watched sport in Australia this season

Heading into the back end of the NRL finals, the game has announced staggering figures solidifying the sport as the most watched in Australia this season. The most successful Telstra Premiership season in...

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David Sharpe To Head New Sport Integrity Agency

David Sharpe has been announced as the first chief executive of new agency, Sport Integrity Australia (SIA), according to The Ticket’s Tracey Holmes. Sharpe is a former assistant commissioner of the Australian Federal...

NASCAR To Return On May 17 With Seven Races In 11 Days

NASCAR has announced it will return on May 17 following the suspension of its season due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) global pandemic. The resumption of the NASCAR season means it will become the first major American...

AFL Sees 4.4 Million Users Tune In To AFL Media Network

The AFL has recorded 4.4 million users tuning into AFL Media in March, with an average of more than one million per week across the network. Despite the ongoing suspension of the 2020 AFL Premiership season due to COVID...

Australian Sports Fans Divided On Return Of Sports In 2020

According to new research from True North Research, 61% of Australian sports fans are either against or undecided about a return to competition for the AFL, NRL, A-League, Super Netball and Super Rugby in 2020. With the...

Athlete2Business Creates Pathways For Athletes After Sport

Australian recruitment agency Athlete2Business (A2B) has been creating pathways for athletes to succeed in a life after sport, with a vision of becoming the world leader in athlete transition services. A2B director and...

Importance Of Removing Athletes From Play Post-Concussion

A new study has identified the importance of removing athletes from play immediately following a concussion, stating athletes who are removed from playing a sport following a concussion have a shorter recovery time and...

Sydney Football Club APIA Leichhardt Bans Headers For Kids

Sydney football club, APIA Leichhardt has become the first Australian club to announce a ban on players heading the ball, due to growing international concerns about concussion and long-term brain injuries. The ban...

FIFA To Distribute $165 Million To Member Associations

FIFA is set to distribute $165 million across its 211 member associations over the next few days. The operational funding for 2019 and 2020 will be paid to 211 national governing bodies worldwide in an effort to reduce...