Industry News & Latest Postings
|SRG: Profits and new payment scandal|
Another underpayment scandal has rocked the Super Retail Group world as chief executive Peter Birtles takes an early departure.
|Sport Australia launches concussion campaign|
Australia's leading sports medicine experts have focused on concussion across all sports, urging the message "if in doubt, sit them out".
|Hank Aldrich: 'great show, great snow'|
Sportslink's European correspondent Hank Aldrich attended last week's Ispo Munich trade show, giving it the thumbs up.
|ABS health survey pinpoints sloth|
Information released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics' on the 2017-18 National Health Survey details our movement, or lack of it.
|Ispo Munich focuses on sustainability this year|
The trade show claimed to be the world's biggest, Ispo Munich, has closed after four days.
|27 grants to get the oldies moving again|
Less than one quarter of Aussies over 65 take enough exercise, so the government is handing out grants to 27 organisations in an effort to beef this number up.
|Johnson brings his Magic for Champion cause|
Sportswear brand Champion has signed with US basketball legend Magic Johnson to promote its anniversary campaign.
|Nike to swoosh out of Myer concessions|
Sportswear giant Nike is planning to close most of its Myer concession outlets, reports The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper.
|Heraghty named as new Super Retail chief|
Super Retail Group has named its new chief executive, and he comes from within the retail giant.
|Swans ready to fly with PTP fitness deal|
Aussie fitness brand PTP has signed on as an official supplier partner of the Sydney Swans for several seasons.
|Fuller 'devastated' by bankruptcy filing|
In a move which Jamie Fuller says leaves him devastated, the Aussie brand is filing for bankruptcy in a court in Switzerland.
|Taipei to show off the new trends|
Watersports, apparel, cycling - just some of the categories joining fitness on display at TaiSPO in late March.
|Union 'on track' with major growth plan|
More Aussies played rugby union in 2018, with participation rising across all formats of the game, reports a Rugby Australia spokesman.
|Schools vital to beating D- score |
Sport Australia chief executive Kate Palmer says schools are a key vehicle to solving the nation's inactivity crisis.
|Ambassador Rod at the Dunlop AO Club|
Tennis fans are in for a treat as Dunlop, new partner of the Australian Open, serves up some ace fun on the specialised AO Tennis Club court.
|Sport Australia: Move it again, Sam|
More sports grants to boost participation have been announced, as Sport Australia adds new stars to its board.
|Key to 'stationary' retail: make it an experience|
Stationary retail is searching for its new role, so reports Dr Regina Henkel in the latest issue of the ISPO Daily News.
|AR gives print readers cricket vision too|
With Australian cricket on both Seven's free-to-air TV and News Corp's dedicated Foxtel pay-TV channel, News has a point to make about anti-siphoning controls.
|Nike, Puma big sellers on festive Amazon|
Amazon reported a record for sales on Christmas and Boxing Day, reporting that globally "this season was our best yet."
|Intersport celebrates 'growth phase for 2019'|
With the theme of transition, Intersport Australia launched its current five year strategic plan at its July annual meeting, and reports that delivery is well underway.
|Decathlon has four massive stores now|
Huge spaces, 70 sports and more than 7000 products - the Decathlon way of retailing sports, outdoor and active lifestyle.
|Athleisure chains battle for market share|
Accent Group is launching new Platypus stores in prime metro locations, taking up the challenge from a fast-expanding JD Sports.
|$18 billion spending forecast over ten days|
Aussies are predicted to spend around $18 billion in the ten days before the rotund man in the red coat and white beard rides into town.
|Move it, here's more money to help|
The Federal government has made more grants available to sports clubs across the country "to help get Australians more active more often."
|Climb a tree or play hopscotch now|
Australia's report card on kids being active is showing a D minus - the third Active Health Kids Australia Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Young People has seen Australia fail again.
|BLK launches 'bold' sales strategy|
Gold Coast-based BLK is launching a consumer apparel collection across its Tek, Journey and Performance ranges.
|ASICS signs for three more marathon years|
Entries are open and the sponsors have signed up again for July's Gold Coast Marathon, the 41st.
|Sports sponsorship: choose on emotion|
Sponsors buy on eyeballs but they should be buying on emotional connection.
|Alvey reels live to fish another day|
Fishing icon Alvey Reels is now facing a bright future with a new investor in the Brisbane business and new ranges of fishing product designed to appeal to younger fisherfolk.
|Mizuno launches netball shoe campaign|
Not enough netball players are wearing the right shoes for their sport, says Mizuno Corporation Australia as it launches its new campaign.
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