More Aussies played rugby union in 2018, with participation rising across all formats of the game, reports a Rugby Australia spokesman.
Sport Australia chief executive Kate Palmer says schools are a key vehicle to solving the nation's inactivity crisis.
More sports grants to boost participation have been announced, as Sport Australia adds new stars to its board.
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.
Amazon reported a record for sales on Christmas and Boxing Day, reporting that globally "this season was our best yet."
Huge spaces, 70 sports and more than 7000 products - the Decathlon way of retailing sports, outdoor and active lifestyle.
Accent Group is launching new Platypus stores in prime metro locations, taking up the challenge from a fast-expanding JD Sports.
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.
Gold Coast-based BLK is launching a consumer apparel collection across its Tek, Journey and Performance ranges.
Entries are open and the sponsors have signed up again for July's Gold Coast Marathon, the 41st.
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.
Not enough netball players are wearing the right shoes for their sport, says Mizuno Corporation Australia as it launches its new campaign.
With the recent departure of Super Retail Group's managing director sports division Erica Berchtold, there has been a re-shuffle at the highest level.
Australia's peak body for the sporting goods and active lifestyle industry, ASGA, unveiled a fresh new look yesterday at its Retail Outlook event.
Decathlon has opened its second store, again in suburban Sydney, with stores in Victoria planned to launch this month.
The Australian Sporting Goods Association will hold Retail Outlook 2019 and beyond, described as "a deep dive into emerging trends and technologies."
Australian shoppers will spend $51 billion plus in the run-up to Christmas, more than last year.
Managing Director of Super Retail Group's sports division Erica Berchtold is to join online fashion marketplace The Iconic.
Baseball Australia has begun the process to introduce a new women's Australian Baseball League, with the formation of a working committee.
Super Retail Group chief executive Peter Birtles will step down in mid 2019, resulting in a global search for his successor.
US Accessories company Implus, has announced the acquisition of RockTape, supplier of kinesiology tape and wellness products.
Here's a new approach to building sportswear sales - northern European brand Bjorn Borg has opened a new pop-up store in Central Amsterdam where customers can swap drugs for sportswear.
The Brisbane Broncos have again 'won' the annual Roy Morgan NRL supporter ladder with 1.09 million supporters ahead of a surging Melbourne Storm.
JD Sports is making 'positive progress' in the Australian marketplace, the UK retailer's half year results showed.
Cricket Australia has launched its "Join The Fun" campaign, which encourages kids across Australia to get involved in cricket through the new programme.