Miscellaneous

Three Gold Coast Titans NRL Players stood down amid coronavirus flu vaccine furore

Three Gold Coast Titans players, including Bryce Cartwright and Nathan Peats, have been stood down for refusing to have flu shots. Key points: Queensland Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young spoke with the NRL before a decision was made about the three Titans players Nathan Peats said he would have a flu shot after initially refusing […]

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Geoff Lipshut Appointed Chef De Mission for Beijing Winter Games in 2022

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has appointed Geoff Lipshut as Chef de Mission for the Australian Olympic Team to compete at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games. The AOC Executive today approved Mr Lipshut’s appointment to lead the Australian Team for the first time. However, he’s no stranger to the Winter Olympics, having been a […]

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AOC Celebrates Centenary Wednesday 29 April

Today April 29th marks 100 years since the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) was founded. Originally formed as the Australian Olympic Council on April 29th, 1920, the anniversary  marks the formal separation of Australian Olympic Council on April 29th, 1920, the anniversary marks the formal separation of Australia and New Zealand from the combined “Australasia” entity […]

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May 28 locked in after NRL strikes deal with Nine, Fox

The NRL is set to restart on its proposed May 28 date after ARL Comission chairman Peter V’Landys struck a deal with broadcast partners Channel Nine and Fox Sports on Friday. The length of season is still to be confirmed, with a decision expected early next week. A 17-round campaign looms as the minimum amount […]

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Raelene Castle resigns as Rugby Australia chief

Embattled Rugby Australia chief executive officer Raelene Castle has resigned after being told she had lost the support of the board. Castle brought to an end her tumultuous 2-1/2 year reign on Thursday night, handing in her resignation to RA chairman Paul McLean. In a statement provided to the ABC, Castle said she was told […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Todd Greenberg stands down as NRL CEO as pressure takes its toll

Todd Greenberg has fallen on his sword, with the NRL CEO standing down from his position effective immediately. The move comes after weeks of uncertainty over the game’s 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Greenberg has been under increasing pressure for months now and with his contract due to expire at the end of the season the […]

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Announcement of New Dates for the Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the rescheduled dates for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from 23 July to 8 August next year, while the Paralympic Games will be celebrated from 24 August to 5 September. 🥇IOC President Thomas Bach stated that the new dates are exactly a year on from the originally planned […]

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Open Letter to the Football Community

Dear Football Family Football South Australia has released a series of statements to the Football Community over the last week regarding COVID-19. As you would all be aware, all organised grassroots and local club and association football activities (including training) have been nationally suspended until 14 April. Football South Australia will use the period of […]

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NRL Round 2 – Fan & Member Information

The 2020 NRL season will be impacted by the Government’s directive that we suspend attendance by members and fans at matches in Round 2 and until further notice. The NRL is working closely with Clubs, States and the Game’s partners to address issues associated with the closure of matches to members and fans of the […]

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Queensland Track Classic Postponed

Athletics Australia and Queensland Athletics today announce the postponement of the Queensland Track Classic due to concerns about the Coronavirus and public safety. The event, which was scheduled for Friday, March 20, is part of World Athletics Continental Tour, a global series of the World’s best one-day athletic meetings. Athletics Australia Chief Executive Officer Darren […]

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