Australians flock to tennis courts after lockdown relaxed

27 Jun, 2020 Reuters Australians have flocked to tennis courts in record numbers since social distancing measures put in place to contain the COVID-19 outbreak were relaxed, Tennis Australia (TA) said on Saturday. Australia has been generally successful in containing the new coronavirus, even if the populous southern state of Victoria on Friday experienced a

Football confirmed as the most popular organised sport in Australia

2019 Northern NSW Football The latest AusPlay survey released today by Sport Australia has confirmed football’s position as the number one organised sport in Australia, with more than 1.76 million participants. Recreational sports such as walking, fitness/gym, swimming, running and cycling top the list of physical activities, with football having almost twice as many participants

How much is sport costing Aussie families and children?

By Michael Tabet | 31 Oct 2018  from THE BURROW Sport is a healthy addition to the lives of young Aussie kids. It’s a way to help the next generation become active, grow muscles and bones, learn social and personal skills, gain confidence, improve sleep and fight obesity. However, it can also be expensive for many Aussie families;

Is participating in sport becoming too expensive for average Australians?

The Conversation By Michelle Cull and Keith Parry Posted 10 Sep 2018, PHOTO: Costs are rising across all sports in Australia, putting participation out of reach for some. (AAP: Julian Smith) Australians spend nearly $11 billion a year on sport and physical activity participation fees, according to the Australian Sports Commission. Not surprisingly, many people believe these costs are becoming far

Gymnastics 4th most popular sport for children in NSW

Gymnastics remains 4th most popular sport for Children in New South Wales   Gymnastics NSW reported following the release of the AusPlay Survey April 2018. AusPlay is a national population tracking survey funded and led by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC). It is a key part of the the ASC’s strategy to get more Australians

Sydney Morning Herald Article: Parents left stressed and overwhelmed by their children’s sporting activities: report

Parents left stressed and overwhelmed by their children’s sporting activities: report  – article from the Sydney Morning Herald By Andrew Taylor 17 November 2017 — 2:48pm Their home is in Killara on Sydney’s north shore, but much of Roopa Mehta’s family life is spent on the road. “We were joking the other day our car is

Basketball: Tyrone lines up for NSW after only two years in the sport

February 2017 Life changes quickly for some people …. 16-year-old Tyrone King started playing local competition basketball only 2 years ago with Hills Hornets and this week has just been selected for the NSW state junior team to play in the Nationals in Townsville in April.   At 200 centimetres tall it is no wonder

Twin Basketball Players Jack and Luke join Inspire a Star ….

Twin basketball players Jack and Luke Nichol are fund raising to compete in the U16’s Men’s Nationals and also tour the USA …. They started playing at age 8 with their local club Sydney Comets in Alexandria. Read their profile and help them to achieve their dream of playing for Australia ……