10,000Sqm Of Turf For Royal Randwick
20 May 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
About 10,000 square metres of grass is being grown in case the turf at Sydney's Randwick Racecourse is damaged during World Youth Day in July.
Atrazine Poisons Humans
19 May 2008 - Health and Safety - Editor
The Tasmanian Greens today called for a ban on the herbicide Atrazine in Tasmania following the release of a new study from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), which revealed that "significant effects on human placental cells" occur after exposure to as little as 20 parts per billion (ppb) of Atrazine which is half the Australian Drinking Water Guideline limit of 40ppb Atrazine.
The AFL "No to New Adelaide Stadium"
18 May 2008 - A.F.L - Editor
AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou said a new stadium, which could cost about $1 billion, could not survive without AFL football and the AFL would not play there.
The Temuka Golf Club is Undergoing An Upgrade
16 May 2008 - Golf - Editor
The Temuka Golf Club is undergoing an upgrade. Over two decades ago, a special meeting of all members of the club decided to install fairway watering throughout the course.
Kinloch Golf Course Fails
16 May 2008 - Golf - Editor
Financier Hanover Group is selling the Jack Nicklaus-designed Kinloch Golf Course in Taupo and many of the surrounding properties under mortgagee instructions after the development failed to take off.
Mackay Waits On Canberra For New Stadium
14 May 2008 - Rugby - Editor
When Member for Dawson James Bidgood boarded a Canberra-bound flight yesterday, he carried with him the hopes of an entire region.
St Andrews Golf Course For Sale
13 May 2008 - Golf - Editor - 1 comment
Administrators for failed golf club developer Golf Club Proper-ties are hoping to reap about $50 million in cash from the sale of the St Andrews Golf Course and resort on the Mornington Peninsula, which was finally put to the market this week.
World of Golf for Canterbury Park Racecourse
12 May 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
Canterbury City Council unanimously approved World of Golf Australia Pty Ltd's application at its meeting last night, paving the way for a new Australian standard in golfing facilities to be constructed at Canterbury Park.
The Big Links Plan For Nelson Golf Club
11 May 2008 - Golf - Editor
The Nelson Golf Club is looking to reinvent itself as a true links course with work already under way as part of a five-year development plan.
Adelaide Ways Up New Stadium
8 May 2008 - General News - Editor
A Consultant's report commissioned by the State Opposition estimates a sports stadium could be built in the city for about $520 million.
N.Z Stadiums to get Boost
7 May 2008 - Rugby - Editor
Venues fighting for a slice of the 2011 Rugby World Cup action have been boosted by the news that plans are in place to use an extra three grounds.
BCU International Stadium & Russell Fensom
5 May 2008 - General News - Editor - 2 comments
Russell Fensom insists there’s no trick to creating what is widely regarded as possibly the best playing surface in regional NSW, except passion for the job.
Cameron Hodgkins & M.C.G Are Talk Of the Town
5 May 2008 - Cricket - Editor - 1 comment
Though the return of international rules to the MCG will delay installation of the contentious drop-in pitches, the Melbourne Cricket Club's new curator is adamant there will be no repeat of the problems that this week led Cricket Victoria to question the club's commitment to cricket.
Toowoomba Turf Club Big Debate
3 May 2008 - Racing / Equestrian - Editor
A Clifford Park development plan will be the next cannon rolled out by Toowoomba Turf Club (TTC) and Queensland Racing Limited (QRL) as debate surrounding the installation of a synthetic racetrack at the course reaches a climax.
Is MCG the Worst Wicket in the Country?
1 May 2008 - Cricket - Editor
The most contentious strip of turf in Australia, the MCG pitch, has come under scathing attack from Cricket Victoria, which is in the midst of negotiations that could have international games moved from the game's traditional home.