Category: Sports

Facial recognition part of security plans for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

By SAT News Desk Melbourne, 9 June: Facial recognition is one of a range of strategies being considered for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018. A face recognition system is a computer application capable of identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a video frame from […]

Cathy Freeman appointed as official GC2018 Ambassador

By SAT News Desk Melbourne, 19 May: Legendary Australian sprinter Cathy Freeman OAM became the sixth official Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Ambassador in Brisbane today. The announcement was made by Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) Chairman, Peter Beattie AC and Premier of Queensland, the Honourable Annastacia […]

Oz Cricketers reject Cricket Australia’s new pay and conditions proposal

BY SAT News Desk Melbourne, 28 April: The Australian Cricket Association (ACA) on behalf of Australian cricketers today rejected Cricket Australia’s (CA) pay and conditions proposal given last month. The ACA says, “…that CA’s proposal is a ‘win’ for cricket administrators but a ‘loss’ for cricket.” CA’s Chief Executive Officer, […]

Sutherland, Sangha and Uppal to lead Australia U19s against Sri Lanka

Jason Sangha, Will Sutherland and Param Uppal. Photo: Cricket Australia By SAT Sports Desk Melbourne, 7 April: The Australia Under 19s captaincy will be shared between three players for the upcoming six-match series against Sri Lanka in Hobart, with Will Sutherland, Jason Sangha, and Param Uppal being given the opportunity […]

Cricket Australia to launch Beastwear National Indoor Cricket League

BY SAT Sports Desk Melbourne, 3 April: Australia’s best indoor cricketers will compete in a new national competition beginning this month, the 2017 Beastwear National Indoor Cricket League (NICL). Ten open men’s divisions and six open women’s divisions will feature, with up to 75 teams set to compete for the […]