Category Archives: Sport

Schools critical to solving Australia’s inactivity crisis

Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer says schools are a key vehicle to solving the nation’s inactivity crisis, launching the 31st Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference at the AIS in Canberra as she welcomed 250 delegates from around the world including, physical education teachers, sport educators, coaches and associated health practitioners.
 
A report card released by the Active Healthy Kids Australia late last year scored Australia a D-minus for children’s physical activity levels, ranking our nation 32 of 49 countries.  Research shows 81% of Australian children are not meeting our physical activity guidelines.  “This is not good enough because we know sport and physical activity can play a crucial role in the holistic development of children, putting them on the path to vibrant and productive lives,” Palmer said. “It can impact positively on their physical and mental health, social development, and their ability to learn.”

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Australian Open: LIVE & Loud at PIMM’s Pop Up Bar & Viewing Lounge, Federation Square

It’s the first of four grand slams in Tennis and Federation Square will be the site of the LIVE telecast throughout the entire Australian Open season!

Watch it on the big screen at the Pimm’s Pop-Up  which is now open to the public through to Sunday 27th January 2019.

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Strawberries & Cream Combo $40

All the big names are back as years of rivalry and competition sizzle during the Open’s summer season.  Pimm’s garden style bar will host live telecasts while serving up thirst quenching Pimm’s available by the cup ($10) or jug ($34) or perfectly paired with strawberries and cream.

Missed out on tickets to a match?

Rest assured you will not miss a moment with live streaming of the Australian Open on one of Melbourne’s largest outdoor screens perfectly positioned only a few steps away from the bar.

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Train with UFC’s T.J. Dillashaw as he launches his “Fit to Fight” online course

TJ Dillashaw annonced the release of his new “Fit to Fight” online course that gives all-access to his multi-discipline training in martial arts.  Delivered online, TJ personally instructs trainers on many of his signature warm ups, drills, and combos.

 The unprecendented access to the current UFC Bantamweight Champion allows deeper insight into his training never before seen.  Aerial, Arc and dynamic sequencing shots will allow course members to study closely the title fight winning maneouvres and techniques as TJ himself shares his knowledge and expertise with you.
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Introducing: TRIBAL CLASH – The biggest team fitness event comes to Australia

In its 6th year, the UK phenomenon, Tribal Clash, is the biggest team fitness event in Europe. Described as an electric fusion of functional fitness, obstacle racing and a beach festival, next month will mark its debut on our shores with hundreds of athletes already signed up to take part.
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Dubbed as ‘the toughest team competition in the world’, Tribal Clash Australia will take place on Wollongong North Beach on 9th and 10th of February.

Over 70 co-ed teams of six athletes, from as far as Perth, are preparing to battle through a gruelling two days – and they don’t even know what they have to face until the very last minute.  The teams have to be prepared for anything and train for the unknown.  

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Transcendence: Break free from conformity. Watch all 5 episodes here

Drawing on research and interviews by some of the world’s most recognised celebrities, doctors and thought leaders including Novak Djokovic, Jim Kwik, Mark Hyman, Libby Weaver, Bruce Lipton, Wim Hof, Gabrielle Bernstein, Joe Dispenza and Marie Forleo to name a few, this inspirational FMTV original series is set to challenge the way people view health and ultimately lead them to question how they can live a better life. Continue reading Transcendence: Break free from conformity. Watch all 5 episodes here

Khabib “THE EAGLE” Nurmagomedov: Palais Theatre, Melbourne – 11 Jan ’19

It was one of the biggest fights in the octagon this year.
He was branded “the catalyst for the ensuing chaos” in the post-event brawl leading to one third of his winnings withheld pending a hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission this month.

Khabib Nurmagomedov, the 30 year old, husband and father of two who speaks 5 languages continues to remain undefeated as the UFC lightweight champion with 27 wins under his belt.

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An Evening with Steven Seagal: Sydney & Melbourne, February 2019

One of the greatest action hero movie stars of all time, Steven Seagal will  make his first ever visit to Australia in the New Year. He will star in “An Evening with Steven Seagal” in Sydney on Friday February 1st at the Wesley Conference Centre and Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre on Saturday February 2nd 2019. Continue reading An Evening with Steven Seagal: Sydney & Melbourne, February 2019