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OLYMPICS: Does more money mean more success?

April 23rd, 2013

By Roger McMillan, editor Sailing has been the major beneficiary in a ‘redistribution of wealth’ announced by the Australian Sports Commission. On the back of its three gold medals at London 2012, sailing’s government funding is up 16.7% while swimming (down 5.8%) and athletics (down 3.8%) have paid the price for poor performances at the

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Sailing the big winner in sports funding package

April 22nd, 2013

Australia’s elite athletes are to receive a funding boost, but sports will be held more accountable for the money they spend on high-performance programs. The Australian Sports Commission announced its new funding allocations on Monday, which will be worth a total of $120 million in 2013-14. The new funding package prioritises sports which have made

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