Gold medals make the eyes of people around the world twinkle with awe, delight, ambition, pride and a little envy. The eyes of our nearest neighbour twinkle just as brightly and they’ve decided they want to give their athletes the best chance possible of reaching the top of the dais. Papua New Guinea (PNG) has […]
It’s just three years until the 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony gets underway on the Gold Coast.
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Chief Executive Officer Mark Peters has presented Griffith University students with an insight into how the Gold Coast won the right to host the 2018 Games. Mr Peters gave the first in a series of guest lecturers to students of Griffith’s new Commonwealth Games course in the Department of Tourism, Sport […]
A distinguished academic career that has engaged and nurtured the evolution of sport management worldwide was acknowledged at the highest level when Professor Kristine Toohey was named a Member of the Order for Australia on Saturday. Professor Toohey, who is based with Griffith’s Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management on the Gold Coast, is […]