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Athlete Nina Kennedy holds up the Australian flag.

Au revoir to West Aussie athletes heading to Paris Games

Jul 4, 2024
With just weeks to go until the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, the Premier of Western Australia and Minister for Sport and Recreation have farewelled WA athletes travelling to France for the Games.
Artistic swimmers standing together at the edge of the pool.

The art of swimming — funding boost for high performance sport

Jun 27, 2024
The sport of artistic swimming has received a funding boost to employ a high performance manager and a wellbeing manager.
Primary school students stand with Olympic athletes Jayde Taylor and  Trent Mitton

Hockey Olympians unleashed in Goldfields inspiring next generation of future stars

May 14, 2024
WA Hockey stars and Olympians Jayde Taylor and Trent Mitton recently visited the Goldfields to motivate and inspire young locals as part of the Olympics Unleashed program.
Female athlete holds Australian flag above her head on a running track. with text announcing grants of $5000 to assist Olympians and Paralympians

Grants for WA’s Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls to head to Paris 2024 Games

Feb 18, 2024
As the world counts down to the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, more than $1.3 million in State Government funding is being made available to help Western Australian athletes who are heading to France for Team Australia.
Hockeyroos and Kookaburras celebrate a win at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Funding to support elite hockey teams through to Paris Games

Jul 31, 2023
The State Government has thrown its support behind our elite hockey teams with a $400,000 investment to help take the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos through to the 2024 Olympics.
Pole vaulter Nina Kennedy and skeleton racer Nick Timmings

Regional Olympics tour to inspire WA’s future sports stars

Oct 11, 2022
Western Australian Olympians Nina Kennedy and Nicholas Timmings will leave their pole vault and sled behind as they jet off to the East Kimberley region to visit communities in Kununurra, Halls Creek, Wyndham, Frogs Hollow and Warmun.
Tamsin Cook swimming  the Women's 800m Freestyle heat on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Four WA athletes to benefit from VenuesWest Brand Ambassador Program

Nov 10, 2021
Four of the State's high performing athletes have been selected for the VenuesWest Brand Ambassador Program which is now in its fourth year.
Nina Kennedy and Natalie Burton pose with students during the Olympics Unleashed Western Australia

Unleash your inner Olympian

Jul 30, 2021
Primary school children are being encouraged to let out their inner hero as part of the Olympics Unleashed program.
The new camera at WAIS

New underwater camera system to boost WAIS Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls

Nov 4, 2020
Western Australia's elite swimmers will benefit from a new state-of-the-art above water/underwater multi-camera motion analysis system installed at HBF Stadium.
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