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October 2015 Update

In this edition of the ASGA Update you’ll find articles about: • The damaging discrepancy between elite and grassroots sport funding in the UK • Millennials in Asia Pacific to spend big on luxury items • From nails to sailing boats – logistics at Rio2016 • ‘Guilting’ teens into physical activity doesn’t work • Sport included in United Nation’s development goals • Sport wearables set to hit $US14.9 billion globally by 2021 • Commonwealth Games had little impact on Scottish sports participation • City of Sydney installing fitness equipment in city’s parks   The damaging discrepa...
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September 2015 Newsletter

Executive Director’s Report The Australian sporting and active lifestyle goods sector congratulates Malcolm Turnbull on being elected as leader of the Liberal Party and appointed as our new Prime Minister. We also congratulate Deputy Leader Julie Bishop on her re-election. At this time we don't yet know who will be appointed to the Ministry, or to which position, but I look forward to meeting with the new ministers and their teams in the coming weeks. The sporting and active lifestyle goods sector has been impressed with the work Sussan Ley has done as the Minister for Sport and we approve...
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September 2015 Update

In this edition of the ASGA Update you'll find articles about: • A UK guide to helping women and girls get active • Ensuring our kids have the right skills for jobs that don’t exist yet • New hyper-colour helmets could track concussions • Barriers and motivators for young men to exercise and eat healthy • The rise of sports betting • Shorts bursts of exercise could help sedentary kids • 3D printing improving equipment used by athletes with disabilities • How eSports are growing at a rapid rate   A UK guide to helping more women and girls play sport Sport England has introduce...
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Media Release – ASGA Launches New Website

  The Australian Sporting Goods Association (ASGA) is very pleased to launch our new website – www.asga.com.au. Executive Director of ASGA, Shannon Walker, said “ASGA has had some significant changes since the old website was created several years ago. It is past time we updated the website to reflect those changes and I’m pleased to be launching the new site today.” The new site will allow companies in the sporting and active lifestyle goods sector to join ASGA, to purchase Market Intelligence Surveys and to engage with the association through social media. Everyone in the sector is ...
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