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Minister for Sport

First seats installed at new SFS

The new Sydney Football Stadium (SFS) has passed a major milestone, with the installation of the first seats bringing the stadium to life.

Minister for Sport

100 days to go until Beijing Winter Olympics

NSW is marking 100 days to go until the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, with the State’s high-performance athletes embarking on their final stages of qualification for the Australian team.

NSW Government

'First Lap' swim program extended to kindy kids

The NSW Government’s new learn to swim voucher program will be expanded from preschool-aged children to include kindergarten kids who missed out on lessons due to COVID restrictions.

NSW Government

$25m kicks off community sport recovery

The sport and recreation sector has scored a $25-million funding boost as part of the COVID 19 Economic Recovery Strategy, to support the return of community sport as restrictions ease.

NSW Government

Healthcare workers rewarded with tickets to Matildas mega matches

Hundreds of healthcare workers will have a special place at Sydney’s return to international sport, rewarded for their tireless efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic with free tickets to the upcoming Matildas games.

NSW Government

Sydney Roosters come home to roost

Sydney Roosters fans will have plenty to crow about after the NSW Government approved construction of a $10.6 million world-class training facility inside the new Sydney Football Stadium (SFS).

Minister for Sport

Fans score with huge crowd boost for Matildas blockbuster

A crowd of more than 22,000 fully vaccinated fans will be able to experience first hand the return of international sport to Sydney, after the capacity limit for the showdown games between the Matildas and Brazil was increased to 75 percent.

Minister for Sport

Local sport scores $4.6 million funding boost

Initiatives which focus on increasing participation in sport through events, development programs and facilities are the focus of the latest round of the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grant Program.

NSW Government

Matildas bringing international sport back to Sydney

Sydney’s much-anticipated return to hosting international sport has been locked in, with the NSW Government announcing a two-match series between the Matildas and Brazil in October.

Minister for Sport

Celebrating 100 years of women's football

Women’s football in NSW celebrates an extraordinary achievement today, marking the centenary of the first match played in Australia.

NSW Government

Opera House sails to light up in virtual tribute to Olympians and Paralympians

In recognition of the amazing efforts of our Olympians and Paralympians in Tokyo, the Sydney Opera House sails will light up with the faces of each Australian athlete this Sunday, with the projection livestreamed so everyone can pay tribute from home.

Minister for Sport

Second round of $100 million NSW sports infrastructure fund opens

The State’s sports infrastructure boom is set for a further boost, with the opening of the latest round of a $100 million funding program by the NSW Government.

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