Plans to build a $32.5 million soccer centre in Queens Park are under way, with the project jointly funded by the state and federal governments, while Western Australian sports associations will benefit from a revised infrastructure funding model.
This year’s Margaret River Pro surfing competition has been cancelled, while Cricket Australia has suspended the remaining Sheffield Shield series and the AFL is due to make a decision tomorrow on whether Round 1 will proceed this week.
Fans will be unable to attend the NBL grand final series, including tonight’s match between the Perth Wildcats and Sydney Kings, or AFL games after both sporting codes responded to Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement that mass gatherings of 500 plus people should not proceed.
Perth Glory owner Tony Sage will no longer proceed with a proposed deal to sell a majority stake in the football club to a London-based cryptocurrency exchange, following two weeks of questioning over the terms of a proposed sale.
The West Coast Eagles have reinforced their status as the financial powerhouse of the AFL, increasing revenue to $88.7 million and annual profit to $8 million, according to financial statements lodged with the corporate regulator.
Perth Glory chief executive Tony Pignata declined to be drawn on the specifics of a proposed sale of the football club to a London-based cryptocurrency exchange, overshadowing a state government announcement this morning of a sponsorship deal with the club.
National childcare provider Insight Early Learning has formed a partnership with Fremantle Football Club, placing physical health and wellbeing at the forefront of a new childcare operation known as Freo Kids.