Queensland's Australian of the Year for 2018 is star footballer Johanathan Thurston, who is also in line for the Australian of the Year award.
Focussing on the many opportunities in women's sport - this will be the theme of November's Sportette Summit.
Managing Director of Nike Pacific, Ashley Reade, has joined the Board of the Australian Sporting Goods Association as a wholesale director.
Poppy Cracknell brings extensive international experience to her role as SportsPower's retail operations co-ordinator.
The International Association of Athletics Federations has named Australian Brett Clothier as the first head of its Athletics Integrity Unit.
OMA Shopfitting's Daryl Moss is still smiling, weeks after being awarded the Surf Life Saving Australia Volunteer of the Year.
Among the drawcards for visitors to the Fitness Show in Sydney at the end of this month are trainer Daniel Conn and nutritionist Lola Berry.
Among the high profile speakers at July's National Sports Convention is Jennie Price, returning after last year's triumph.
Changing of the guard at Melbourne-based Sfida Group with the return of former general manager Andrew Adkins to the apparel and footwear specialist.
Aussie adventurer Oli Russell-Cowan developed his action concept while trekking around Latin America, and has established a business to help the like-minded.
There are new faces at Statewide Sports. After almost three decades, the experienced team of Mick Matula and Bruce Leggatt are retiring and the Brisbane-based company has new owners.
Developing sports technology has won Griffith University associate professor Daniel James an award for "improving digital inclusion in the sunshine state."
Chair of the Australian Sports Technology Network James Demetriou reports that a new executive director is being sought, with the resignation of foundation director Craig Hill.
Kate Palmer has been appointed the new chief executive of the Australian Sports Commission.
Tania Sullivan has been named as the new chief executive of The Sport Australia Hall of Fame, following the retirement of Bob Lay after 11 years.
Super Retail Group has named Deanna Lomas as new chief supply chain officer to lead the ongoing development of the international supply chain and drive enhanced customer experience.
After more than 12 years on the retail side of the sports industry fence, Gordon Windley is back in wholesale and delighted to be there.
The basketball has gone full circle at Madison Sport with David Garozzo re-joining the Brisbane-based company this week.
Andrew Adkins is focusing on clever technology in his new role with Melbourne-based Sports Performance Tracking.
Chief Executive of the Australian Sports Commission, Simon Hollingsworth, is moving on after five years at its helm.
Canberra-based OnTheGo Sport's new marketer Mollie Bain brings extensive experience and strong social values.
Popular water sports and outdoor activity brand Wahu and its parent company Britz Marketing Australasia has a new creative team heading up design and product development.
Newly-appointed retail marketing coordinator, Heather Wilson joined the Intersport Australia head office team last Monday.
Ironwoman Tara Coleman is the new face of software analytics brand SMG-Technologies.
Hot air ballooning might not be defined as a sport in the usual sense of the word but a world champ needs skills and fitness like any other.