Iranian women disguise themselves in fake beards and wigs to defy male-only stadium ban

Iranian women disguise themselves in fake beards and wigs to defy male-only stadium ban

Updated May 02, 2018 11:52:44 A group of female football fans donned fake beards and wigs to sneak into a major soccer match in Iran in defiance of a ban on female spectators. Photos and video of the fans sitting in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium disguised as men on Friday have …

Golden Group’s Belmont Park development may allow Perth Stadium station to open daily

Golden Group’s Belmont Park development may allow Perth Stadium station to open daily

Updated May 01, 2018 15:34:23 Photo: The development is expected to house 4,500 apartments and take two decades to complete. (Supplied: Golden Group) The proponents of a multi-billion dollar development at the Belmont Park racetrack are in discussions with the WA Government about opening the new Perth Stadium train station …

Sydney Roosters eke out a 6-0 win over the Bulldogs at the Olympic stadium with a Latrell Mitchell try

Sydney Roosters eke out a 6-0 win over the Bulldogs at the Olympic stadium with a Latrell Mitchell try

Updated April 19, 2018 22:11:30 Photo: Latrell Mitchell’s (R) fourth-minute try proved to be all the Roosters needed to beat the Bulldogs. (AAP: Mick Tsikas) The Sydney Roosters have produced their best defensive effort in two years with a 6-0 shut-out of Canterbury in their round-seven NRL clash. Less than …

Commonwealth Games: Australia wins medals in javelin and high jump on final day at Carrara Stadium – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Australia wins medals in javelin and high jump on final day at Carrara Stadium – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 14, 2018 17:22:22 Photo: Hamish Peacock’s fourth-round throw of 82.59m was good enough to give the Australian silver in the men’s javelin. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Hamish Peacock and Nicola McDermott added to Australia’s medal haul in the field events in the athletics program, winning silver and bronze respectively …

Stadium wars: the comedy of errors behind Sydney’s shiny new plans | Cities

At the heart of the comedy of errors that has become known as the Sydney “stadium wars” lurks a deep and particular insecurity. Sydney hosts 14 professional men’s football teams, which is a lot in anybody’s books. Its main football venues, however, are a problem: two vast, creaking stadiums nobody …

Swan River shutdown for Perth Stadium bridge construction to lead to ferry company compo

Swan River shutdown for Perth Stadium bridge construction to lead to ferry company compo

Posted April 03, 2018 16:52:19 Photo: Kevyn Townley may run an alternative ferry tour while a section of the Swan River is closed. (ABC News: Jacob Kagi) Related Story: Fancy climbing Perth’s new 65m-tall bridge? You’re in luck (or at least you will be once it’s finally built) Related Story: …

Fremantle beats Essendon in first home game at Perth Stadium, as Melbourne, GWS and the Gold Coast win

Fremantle beats Essendon in first home game at Perth Stadium, as Melbourne, GWS and the Gold Coast win

Updated March 31, 2018 23:18:05 Photo: Nat Fyfe and the Dockers bounced back from a round one loss with a home win over the Bombers. (AAP: Richard Wainwright) Fremantle Dockers have celebrated their first AFL game at Perth Stadium by turning the defensive pressure up a notch to beat Essendon …

Newcastle Jets go a man down, then stun Sydney FC 2-1 at Hunter Stadium

Newcastle Jets go a man down, then stun Sydney FC 2-1 at Hunter Stadium

Updated March 04, 2018 10:29:55 Photo: It was the unlikeliest of wins, but 10-man Newcastle Jets came away with the three points against Sydney FC. (AAP: Darren Pateman) Sydney FC had lost only once coming into round 22, and when their opponents went a man down within 15 minutes, normal …

Perth Stadium ticket plan criticised by West Coast Eagles after empty seats at AFL opener

Perth Stadium ticket plan criticised by West Coast Eagles after empty seats at AFL opener

Posted March 26, 2018 20:10:22 Photo: Several pockets of unused seats were clearly visible during the Eagles-Swans clash. (ABC News: Jacob Kagi) The West Coast Eagles want to be able to sell more season tickets to members for games at Perth Stadium to avoid a repeat of the large pockets …