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Garlick appointed Freo CEO

Former Western Bulldogs chief executive Simon Garlick will replace Steve Rosich as chief executive of the Fremantle Dockers.

BHP lining up for Glory

Perth Glory’s men's and women's sides will have a distinctive new look for the 2019-20 A-League and W-League seasons, with Australia’s biggest miner, BHP, taking over from QBE as the club’s principal sponsor.

Nadal to play ATP Cup in Perth

Rafael Nadal will head to Western Australia this coming January as part of the first ATP Cup, although the state will miss out on hosting the Australian team, which is set to play its preliminary games in Brisbane.

WAFC announces chairman, claims $220m benefit

The WA Football Commission has announced the appointment of Wayne Martin as its next chairman, while also launching a report that quantifies the impact of the sport.

Liquor licence conflict over arena definition

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has given a Nedlands sports club the green light to appeal its failed attempt at regaining a liquor licence, after its facilities where deemed not to constitute a sports arena.

R.J. Vincent for $33m Subi demolition

Balcatta based R.J. Vincent and Co has been picked by the state government to demolish the grandstands at Subiaco Oval, with the playing surface to remain for community use.

Stadium drives AFL revenue surge

Western Australia’s new home of football has helped make the West Coast Eagles the biggest earner in the AFL, while also providing a solid boost to the Fremantle Dockers’ revenue.

Sime wins $8.4m contract

Sime Building and Construction has won an $8.36 million contract to construct an indoor sports and recreation centre.

Hopman cut, replaced by men’s ATP Cup

Tennis Australia and Tourism Minister Paul Papalia have today officially confirmed the demise of the Hopman Cup, to be replaced by a men’s ATP Cup from January next year.

AMP acquires 50% of Optus Stadium owner

AMP Capital has acquired a 50 per cent ownership stake in the private company that developed Optus Stadium, adding to several other infrastructure assets it has purchased in Western Australia including Kalgoorlie prison and Port Hedland airport.

Uber, Ola get green light at Optus Stadium

The state government has softened its policy on ride-sharing services at Optus Stadium, with sports fans now able to catch a ride to the East Perth side of Matagarup Bridge after bus services were transferred from that location.

WACA reveals $75m upgrade bid

The Western Australian Cricket Association has announced a proposal to redevelop the WACA Ground into a multi-purpose venue and is seeking $60 million from the government to fund it.

Tabcorp confirms WA TAB interest

Tabcorp has confirmed it is interested in acquiring the Western Australian government-owned TAB, on the same day it announced a 642 per cent rise in profit stemming from its $11 billion merger with Tatts Group.

Race team doing the business off track

Perth-based driver Calan Williams is taking inspiration from motorsport history to secure the capital required to break into the lucrative world of Formula 1.

Perth Stadium snubbed for T20 World Cup finals

The International Cricket Council has overlooked Perth Stadium to host a finals fixture when the women's and men's Twenty20 World Cups are staged next year, on the same day the state government announced the stadium is a key part of its tourism strategy.

Forrest’s contribution a standout

SPECIAL REPORT: In business and philanthropy, executive diversity and on the sports field, it has been quite a year for Andrew Forrest.

Bankwest wins naming rights for Sydney stadium

Bankwest has signalled its desire to expand its east coast presence, by signing a multi-year naming rights deal with the NSW government for a new 30,000-seat stadium in western Sydney.

HBF wins naming rights to nib Stadium

Three major sporting facilities in Perth will bear the name of health insurer HBF after the organisation signed a deal for the naming rights to nib Stadium.

Global Rapid Rugby gets green light

Andrew Forrest’s planned Asia Pacific-focused rugby competition has been given the green light by the World Rugby council, with further details of the new series unveiled.

Lendi signs on as Eagles sponsor

Sydney-based online mortgage broker Lendi has signed on as the West Coast Eagles’ new co-major sponsor for the next three years, replacing long-standing partner SGIO.

Wildcats sign on Pentanet

The Perth Wildcats have brought on local internet company Pentanet as its major sponsor for the 2018-19 National Basketball League season.

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