On 24 September 1921 a crowd of 10,000 people gathered at the Brisbane Cricket Ground (now the Gabba) to watch the first official publicised women’s football match in Australia between the North Brisbane Reds and the South Brisbane Blues.
The Swimming Australia Board agreed yesterday to work towards adopting the National Integrity Framework (NIF), including the operation of an independent complaints handling process to be managed by Sport Integrity Australia.
Australia is a nation of sports lovers. Sport plays an important role in Australia’s culture. Our love of sport is reflected in the large numbers of people who play and participate in sport, attend sporting events or passionately watch their teams on television.
Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of Australian Weightlifting Federation Ltd (AWF) to impose an additional four-year ban on athlete Brendan Southwick for breaching his period of ineligibility.
Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the QRL Anti-Doping Tribunal to sanction athlete Heath Wilson for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance, the use of a prohibited substance, and tampering or attempted tampering with any part of Doping Control.
Sport Integrity Australia today acknowledges the decision of Football Australia to impose a three-year ban on athlete Evan Tsakos for the presence, use, possession (2 separate violations), and attempted use of prohibited substances.
Sport in Australia and globally has reached a point whereby athletes are demanding strong leadership and transparent governance processes to deal with issues threatening the integrity of sport. Good governance incorporates principles of transparency and independence whilst addressing conflicts of interest at all levels of sport.
Sport Integrity Australia will undertake an independent review of the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Program at the Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) following allegations of abuse and harm by a group of former athletes.
Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the NRL Anti-Doping Tribunal to sanction athlete Bronson Xerri for the presence of a prohibited substance and its metabolites, the use of a prohibited substance, and possession of a prohibited substance.
Sport Integrity Australia’s new National Integrity Framework will help protect sporting organisations and participants – at all levels – from integrity threats, says Sport Integrity Australia CEO David Sharpe.
Sport Integrity Australia acknowledges the decision of the NRL Anti-Doping Tribunal to sanction athlete James Segeyaro for the presence of a metabolite of a prohibited substance and the use of a prohibited substance.