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AFL cancels Adelaide game

The game between Adelaide Crows and Geelong this weekend has been called off, but other AFL games will proceed, after Crows coach Phil Walsh was found dead in his home early this morning.

New CEO for Perth Glory

Perth Glory has appointed Peter Filopoulos as its new chief executive, following Jason Brewer’s resignation in April.

Crowley banned for 12 months

Fremantle Dockers player Ryan Crowley has been suspended for 12 months after he tested positive to a banned substance in last year's season.

Roos and Bunnies come out (west) to play

Perth's professional sports administrators are getting bang for their buck in their efforts to lift the city’s profile as a sports destination, with some high-profile teams heading west this year.

Operators shortlisted for Perth Stadium

AEG Ogden, Nationwide Venue Management, Perth Stadium Management, and Stadium Australia Operations have been shortlisted for the role of operator at the new Perth Stadium.

Fremantle Dockers align with Curtin University

Curtin University students will be given unprecedented access to the Fremantle Dockers in an alliance signed today, which also aims to connect the football team with academic staff.

Perth Glory CEO resigns

Jason Brewer has resigned from his role as chief executive of Perth Glory after the Football Federation of Australia banned the club from playing in the A-League finals for breaching its salary cap.

UPDATE: Glory denies salary cap breach

UPDATE: Perth Glory denies it has breached the salary cap and is considering its legal options, after it was banned from this year's A-League finals series over allegations it overpaid its players for the past three years.

Cricket world mourns loss of legend Benaud

Tributes are flowing in for former test captain and Australia's most revered cricket commentator, Richie Benaud, who passed away overnight in a Sydney hospice.

Margaret River rides wave of exposure

Surfing has long been an economic driver to the Margaret River region, but the sport’s impact is increasing further due to the status of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.

Smith ton propels Australia to competitive total

Australia has cruised to a first innings total of 328 as it aims to book its place in the World Cup final against New Zealand.

Contractors win $100m Stadium Station job

Construction contractors Laing O’Rourke and AECOM have been selected to build the train station and associated railway infrastructure at the new Perth Stadium, in a deal worth $100 million.

Eagles, Dockers help WAFC slash debt

The West Coast Eagles and Fremantle Dockers’ remain the financial engine of the Western Australian Football Commission, with a strong 2013-14 financial year helping to reduce debt by $3.9 million to $

Warriors hit economic blues for six

Is it any wonder the sound of leather on willow brings us such joy?

Perth onside with top NRL players

Two recent key appointments to the National Rugby League have dramatically increased the chances of Perth becoming home to a fifth elite football team.

Fazio to knock ’em out with Box & Bike

Boxing champ Rai Fazio is creating an international rumble in the world of group fitness.

BGC to redevelop nib Stadium

BGC Construction will begin work next month on the $95 million redevelopment of nib Stadium, after the state government announced it as the successful bidder today.

International sports, arts for CHOGM

Perth will host marquee sporting events, including an international hockey tournament, and an arts and culture festival, as the state government attempts to showcase the city during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in October.

Firepower added to Giteau deal

Speculation over the identity of the corporate player that helped clinched the multi-million dollar deal to bring Matt Giteau to the Western Force has put a little known Bentley-based fuel additive company Firepower in the frame.

Burley sports company muscles up for the cup

THE Rugby Union World Cup is being hailed as a boon for tourism, a major drawcard for business leaders and an opportunity to sell Australia to a television audience in the billions.

Cracking the whip on industry horse trading

THE WA Trotting Association and WA Turf Club are in close talks regarding a possible joint venture under which the Belmont Park facility would become a host venue for the two sports.

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