Commonwealth Games closing ceremony: Peter Beattie apologises for debacle | Sport

Commonwealth Games organisers have apologised after stinging criticism on social media of Sunday night’s closing ceremony. Television viewers were unable to see the athletes entering the Gold Coast stadium with each nation’s flag bearer, leading Channel Seven’s own commentators to express their dismay. The chairman of the organising committee, the …

Commonwealth Games closing ceremony panned, Beattie admits ‘we got it wrong’ – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games closing ceremony panned, Beattie admits ‘we got it wrong’ – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 16, 2018 07:16:12 Video: Closing Ceremony commentators ‘furious’ over disappointing performance (ABC News) Related Story: ‘I’m furious’: Channel Seven hosts rip into Commonwealth Games closing ceremony After a closing ceremony that barely focused on athletes and featured long, rambling speeches, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games chairman Peter Beattie has …

Commonwealth Games protesters display ‘stupidity’ for torching countdown clock, Beattie says – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games protesters display ‘stupidity’ for torching countdown clock, Beattie says – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 14, 2018 14:46:33 Video: Vandals set fire to Commonwealth Games clock (ABC News) Vandals have torched a Commonwealth Games countdown clock in Brisbane, claiming their actions were in retaliation for protesters being arrested on the Gold Coast. Footage posted online shows the unnamed activists pouring accelerant onto the …

Peter Beattie insists Australian Rugby League Commission reform will go ahead

Peter Beattie insists Australian Rugby League Commission reform will go ahead

Updated March 12, 2018 17:55:17 Photo: Peter Beattie faces an uphill battle to initiate reform as the ARLC new chairman. (AAP: Brendan Esposito) Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) chairman Peter Beattie says he will again push for constitutional reform within a year, after three clubs voted against making immediate changes …

ARL Commission boss Peter Beattie sorry for failing to name Cronulla Sharks

ARL Commission boss Peter Beattie sorry for failing to name Cronulla Sharks

Updated March 13, 2018 12:41:52 Video: Peter Beattie can’t name Cronulla Sharks (ABC News) Related Story: ‘We’re not dealing with wimps’: Peter Beattie insists ARLC reform will happen The Cronulla Sharks must be wondering what they have to do to get recognised in rugby league’s halls of power. New ARL …