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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.