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Forced out with its own money

OPINION: Held hostage by an inequitable GST allocation system, WA risks losing its national place in the sport of rugby where the financial field is far from level.

SGIO extends West Coast partnership

The West Coast Eagles have scored two significant wins in less than 24 hours, with the team extending its sponsorship agreement with insurer SGIO after defeating Geelong at Domain Stadium last night.

Deal Thunder struck with metal money powers plays

Perth Thunder is celebrating recent wins both on and off the ice, with national finals in sight and the signing of its first naming rights sponsor last month.

Perth Stadium to open in March

The state government has confirmed that Perth Stadium will not be ready to host the Ashes cricket Test in December this year, saying the first confirmed event was an Ed Sheeran concert on March 3 2018.

Vlahov out as iCollege boss

Only three months after being named chief executive of iCollege, former Perth Wildcats owner Andrew Vlahov has resigned from the company, which also announced the acquisition of a UK-based child care training provider.

Cycliq founders step aside

Five months after listing on the ASX, the founders of Leederville-based bicycle accessories maker Cycliq have stepped back from their executive roles as part of a leadership restructure.

Ausdrill, AGL back sport

Mining services company Ausdrill has expanded its partnership with Hockey Australia, while AGL Energy has sponsored the West Coast Eagles as it seeks to lift its profile ahead of its planned entry to the Western Australian gas market.

Pro or no pro, Margs still pumping

The potential axing of the Margaret River Pro from the World Surfing League’s Championship Tour has done little to dampen the outlook for the region’s surfing economy.

Cooper tackles footy culture

From commandeering car horns around the oval on game day as a child watching her father play for Swan Districts, to kicking the footy with her brothers, AFL national manager of female football Jan Cooper said her passion for the sport had only grown over the years. 

Western Force prospectus hits market

The Western Force is calling on the public to purchase $10 million worth of shares in the club in what it has labelled a “last call” to save it from being cut from the Super Rugby competition.

Young joins Cycliq board

Leederville-based bicycle accessories maker Cycliq has recruited Vimy Resources boss Mike Young onto its board as a non-executive director.

SportsHero to list after raising $3m

App company SportsHero is set for its ASX debut after raising $3.2 million from investors and completing a reverse takeover of Perth-based Nevada Iron.

Vlahov resurfaces as iCollege boss

Six months after ending a short stint as the head of thermal energy company Enerji, former Perth Wildcats owner Andrew Vlahov has been named chief executive of sporting-focused online education provider iCollege.

Force signs $1.5m partnership deal

The Road Safety Commission has signed on with the Western Force to become the club’s naming rights partner for the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Fever breaks with past plays to land new sponsorship deals

Netball WA has been scoring in the sponsorship arena, a result of both opportune timing and strategy.

West Coast Fever scores UWA partnership

Perth’s national netball team the West Coast Fever today announced the University of Western Australia as a new major partner. 

Clough keeps Force sponsorhip

Clough has reaffirmed its commitment to the Western Force by taking up prime real estate on the Perth rugby team’s jersey for the next three seasons.

Cycliq up on ASX debut

Leederville-based bicycle accessories maker Cycliq has enjoyed steady gains on its first day of trading on the ASX, after completing a reverse takeover of Voyager Global Group.

Perth bike maker focuses on carbon fibre frames

Hand crafted and high tech are terms that rarely go together, yet a small Perth company is reinventing bicycle manufacturing with both those concepts at its heart.

CEO lunch with Christina Matthews

With the cricket season upon us, Business News sat down to lunch at Julio’s with the former Australian cricketer and CEO of the WACA, Christina Matthews.

WACA asks state govt for $175m

The WACA has revealed the nine-figure number it has asked the state government to contribute for a proposed $207 million redevelopment of the East Perth cricket ground.

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