The Australian Government entity responsible for sport is working on a fundraising opportunity for local community sporting groups, which they describe as a raffle, to be administered by betting agency Tabcorp.
A study of 350 rugby and cricket players in South Australia and Victoria also found that three quarters of people had heard homophobic slurs in the past two weeks.
The average cost of cricket per season is $1,142, but this Ballarat mum has devised a plan to keep disadvantaged kids in the game.
Civil penalty proceedings are opened by ASIC against former Tennis Australia directors Harold Mitchell and Stephen Healy in relation to the 2013 decision to award Channel Seven the uncontested rights for the Australian Open.
More government funding is needed to offset rising costs for registration, equipment and lessons and keep children involved in sport, write Michelle Cull and Keith Parry.
Despite losing to Serbia's Novak Djokovic, Brisbane tennis sensation John Millman wowed fans in the nail-biting match at the US Open quarter-final, leaving a lasting impression on aspiring tennis players.
AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan asked a senior staff member to contact then-prime-minister Tony Abbott's office to check on the visa status of an Argentinian polo player, an inquiry hears.
The Home Affairs Minister overruled advice from a senior Australian Border Force official when he allowed a French au pair to escape deportation after being lobbied by AFL boss Gillon McLachlan, emails reveal.