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WATCH: Hon Bridget McKenzie Women In Sport Presentation

Bridget McKenzie has completed a double degree in applied science (specialising in human movement) and teaching (specialising in mathematics). She later went on to conduct research in physical activity with young women...

Supercars Unveil 2019 Esports Competition

Supercars have partnered with Gfinity Esports Australia (Gfinity AU) to provide the second Supercars Eseries, the 2019 Gfinity Supercars Eseries, set to begin in August. Supercars and Gfinity AU are teaming up with the...

AFLW Committee Backs Conference Competition

The NAB AFL Women’s Competition Committee has recommended the continuation of the controversial conference system for the 2020 AFLW season. After the 2019 AFLW season introduced the conference system, Geelong...

Swimming Australia To Research Growth And Development

Swimming Australia and the University of Sydney have partnered on a world-first nation-wide research project, H2Grow. The project is aimed at investigating the impact growth spurts and different rates of development in...

Netball WA Supports Belt Up Campaign

Netball WA has partnered with the Insurance Commission of Western Australia (Insurance Commission) for the sixth year to help support and promote its’ ‘Belt up’ road safety campaign. The campaign will see Netball WA...

Athlete Identity And The Business Of Sport

Australian athletes have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons over the past six months and the Israel Folau social media saga has highlighted the disparity between the responsibility as an employee and that...

AIS Athletes And Lifeline Partner For Mental Health Program

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Lifeline have partnered to launch the Lifeline Community Custodians program, including 21 AIS athletes from 13 different sports. The program will see a combination of Olympic...

FFA Receives Funding To Increase Female Participation

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has announced the Federal Government will commit over $650,000 in funding to increase female participation and further build football’s capability as the sport works towards gender...

ANS To Fuel St Kilda

St Kilda Football Club will be fuelled by Australian Nutrition & Sports (ANS) for the 2019 AFL season after becoming an official partner. ANS, a nutrition and wellness company, has expanded since its founding in...

Chinese Esports Market To Be Worth US$3bn By 2020

The Chinese government’s announcement about officially recognising esports as a profession is expected to increase the online gaming market to US$3 billion by 2020. According to a report from China’s state...