Tag: Australian

Victoria leave in lurch Commonwealth Games

Victoria pulls out of hosting Commonwealth Games 2026

The Australian State of Victoria will not host the 2026 Commonwealth Games, after the State (Victoria) Premier, Daniel Andrews, said the cost had “blown out” and he was not prepared to redirect money from other parts of his Government’s budget to make up for the shortfall. ‘The Guardian’... » Read more

Football Australia whip-cracker on rowdy fans

Football Australia issues lifetime bans

Football Australia has issued the first two of many lifetime bans it expects to hand out as part of its ongoing investigation into the pitch invasion that left a player and a referee injured during the abandoned A-League derby recently. ‘Reuters’ stated that the Australian professional soccer... » Read more

Twin events to mark Allianz Stadium opening

Sydney Allianz Stadium opening day

The Australian professional football club Sydney FC members will soon be able to enjoy their first look inside the stunning new Allianz Stadium after a free community Open Day and Night event headlined by Australian music stars Guy Sebastian and Baker Boy was announced on August 2nd. ‘Sydney... » Read more

Health take precedence over SA venue project

Adelaide arena project scrapped

South Australia Premier Peter Malinauskas scrapped a $622M ‘basketball stadium’ project to save the State’s failing healthcare system. The newly elected Premier has wasted no time in shaking things up. Scrapping stadium development plans on South Australia’s Torrens River just one week... » Read more

Vaccine mandate rule in South Australia digs

Adelaide sports fans must be fully vaccinated

The South Australian venues – the 2,000-capacity Adelaide Festival Centre, the 53,500-capacity Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Zoo, the 750-capacity Adelaide Convention Centre, the 12,000-capacity Adelaide Entertainment Centre, and the 17,000-capacity Hindmarsh Stadium – will make it mandatory... » Read more

The Sky Blues ‘pack’ a punch Membership pack

Sydney FC new member platform

The Australian professional soccer club Sydney FC have set a first for Australian sport after becoming the first club in the country to offer a fully customizable Membership pack for their 2021-2022 Members. The ‘Sydney FC’ stated that every Member signed up for the 2021-2022 seasons will have... » Read more

Kardinia Park fifth stage spruce-up to begin

Australia Kardinia Park stadium redevelopment update

Work on the fifth stage of the Kardinia Park Stadium (Australia) redevelopment will begin after the Australian Football League (AFL) season with one of Australia’s leading construction firms – BESIX Watpac – being confirmed on August 12th as the project builder. The ‘Kardinia Park... » Read more