Wimbledon Ladies’ Tennis Final 1980

Wimbledon Ladies’ Tennis Final 1980

10 June 2019

From Evonne Goolagong Cawley To Ash Barty Victor P Taffa Wimbledon Ladies’ Tennis Final 1980 was one of the great comeback stories in Tennis and greatest comeback stories in sport. Margaret Court was closer to retirement than the beginning of her career in 1971 and came up against a young Evonne Goolagong. However, as the […]

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Australia’s Ash Barty Breaks 46 Year French Open Drought

Australia’s Ash Barty Breaks 46 Year French Open Drought

10 June 2019

First French Women’s Tennis Open Tournament Since 1973 Victor P Taffa Queensland and Australia’s Ashleigh Barty have defeated Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 to win the French Women’s Tennis Open in 2019. Australia’s Tennis drought has been broken in emphatical style by Ash Barty. Now Australia has a new champion in Tennis. Between 1962-73 Australian Women […]

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Australian Tennis Is Back Where It Should Be

Australian Tennis Is Back Where It Should Be

10 June 2019

Congratulations Ash Barty Victor P Taffa Congratulations to Queensland and Australia’s Ashleigh Barty in defeating Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 to win the French Women’s Tennis Open in 2019. From the first game of the first set Ash Barty showed what grit determination that she has the and necessary courage needed to win the French Open […]

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French Tennis Open Mixed Doubles Champions 1925-2019

French Tennis Open Mixed Doubles Champions 1925-2019

10 June 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A French Mixed Doubles Tournament Since 1972 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid January, […]

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French Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1925-2019

French Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1925-2019

10 June 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A French Women’s Doubles Tournament Since 1966 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid January, […]

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French Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1925-2019

French Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1925-2019

10 June 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won An French Men’s Doubles Tournament Since 2000 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid January, […]

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French Tennis Open Women’s Singles Champion 1897-2019

French Tennis Open Women’s Singles Champion 1897-2019

10 June 2019

Australia Has Not Won A French Women’s Singles Tournament Since 2019 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Male Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968 5 is Number Of Australian Women To Win French Open 1969-2019 4 is Number Of Australian Women To Win French Open 1897-1968 47 is Number […]

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French Tennis Open Men’s Singles Champion 1891-2019

French Tennis Open Men’s Singles Champion 1891-2019

10 June 2019

Australia Has Not Won A French Men’s Singles Tournament Since 1969 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Male Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968 2 is Number Of Australian Men To Win French Open 1968-2019 9 is Number Of Australian Men To Win French Open 1891-1967 50 is Number […]

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First Premier League Netball Game Played At New Territory Stadium

First Premier League Netball Game Played At New Territory Stadium

08 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Thunderbirds And Lightning To Reign At New Netball Stadium Victor P Taffa Northern Territory’s first-ever premier league netball game will be played in Darwin at the new state-of-the art Territory Stadium. Suncorp Super Netball match, between the Adelaide Thunderbirds and the Sunshine Coast Lightning, is […]

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4 Light Towers At Barunga Oval Switched On For The First Time

4 Light Towers At Barunga Oval Switched On For The First Time

08 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Oval Upgrades Shed Light On Barunga Footy Game Victor P Taffa First night-time footy match will be played under lights at Barunga tonight as thousands of visitors converge on the remote community for its celebrated annual music, sport and culture festival. “Participation in sport creates […]

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Queensland Winter Racing Carnival 2019 Boosted By $8 Million Prizemoney

Queensland Winter Racing Carnival 2019 Boosted By $8 Million Prizemoney

08 June 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe $8 Million Prizemoney Boost In Time For Queensland Winter Racing Carnival Victor P Taffa Queensland Winter Racing Carnival has received a major boost with the news that thoroughbred TAB race meetings will receive an extra $8 Million a year in prizemoney. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said […]

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10 Western Queensland Race Clubs To Receive Infrastructure Upgrades

10 Western Queensland Race Clubs To Receive Infrastructure Upgrades

05 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe $725,900 Infrastructure Funding Boost For Western Queensland Race Clubs Victor P Taffa 10 Race Clubs in Western Queensland will share in $725,900 worth of funding to deliver new and improved racing infrastructure. Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe said the funding was part of a $3.9 Million country racing infrastructure […]

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Central Australia Sporting Infrastructure Upgrade Tenders Awarded

Central Australia Sporting Infrastructure Upgrade Tenders Awarded

01 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Tenders Awarded For Sporting Infrastructure Upgrades In Central Australia Victor P Taffa Through the Northern Territory Government’s commitment to remote sporting infrastructure, Central Australian communities are set to get $2.1 Million investment in sporting infrastructure with tenders awarded in Haasts Bluff, Papunya and Docker River. […]

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World’s Best Surfers Compete At Margaret River Pro From 29 May-9 June 2019

World’s Best Surfers Compete At Margaret River Pro From 29 May-9 June 2019

29 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Western Australia Welcomes World’s Best Surfers For Margaret River Pro Victor P Taffa World’s top surfers to compete from 29 May-9 June Event anticipated to attract thousands of visitors to the region Supported by the State Government, through Tourism WA Millions of people worldwide will see Margaret River’s […]

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USC Stadium Lights Up Sunshine Coast With New Facilities

USC Stadium Lights Up Sunshine Coast With New Facilities

27 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Sport Mick de Brenni Sunshine Coast Lightning Wins At Newly Refurbished $9 Million USC Stadium Victor P Taffa Sunshine Coast Lightning won on the courts yesterday at the newly refurbished USC Stadium, thanks to a Palaszczuk Government $9 Million contribution to women’s sport. Built by local Sunshine Coast company, Evans Built, engaging […]

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1,000 Clubs And Sporting Associations Get Into Shoosh For Kids In Winter 2019

1,000 Clubs And Sporting Associations Get Into Shoosh For Kids In Winter 2019

23 May 2019

New South Wales Minister for Sport John Sidoti Shoosh For Kids This Winter Victor P Taffa Sporting organisations are kicking goals for kids across the state as they remind spectators, players and the community to ‘Shoosh for Kids’ this winter. 20 sporting codes and more than 1,000 clubs and sporting associations have signed up to […]

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Ballarat Turf Club’s New Synthetic Training Track Opened By Minister

Ballarat Turf Club’s New Synthetic Training Track Opened By Minister

19 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Track Brings Year-Round Benefits For Ballarat Victor P Taffa Ballarat’s premier thoroughbred racing and training venue will now be able to operate no matter the weather, with the launch of Ballarat Turf Club’s new synthetic training track. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today officially opened the $10 Million track […]

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50-Year Anniversary Of North-West’s First Football League

50-Year Anniversary Of North-West’s First Football League

14 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Pilbara Pioneers Mark 50 Years Of Football In The North-West Victor P Taffa Former De Grey Football League players, including Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray, reunite for half-century reunion Inaugural competition kicked off in 1969, with most matches played on red dirt ovals, often in […]

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130,211 Victorians Participate In Premier’s Active April 2019

130,211 Victorians Participate In Premier’s Active April 2019

11 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Active April Smashes Record Books In 2019 Victor P Taffa From Donvale to Dunolly, a record 130,211 Victorians of all ages and abilities took the pledge to ramp up their level of fitness and physical activity in the 2019 Premier’s Active April. Minister for Tourism, […]

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New Esperance Indoor Sports Stadium Construction Gets Underway

New Esperance Indoor Sports Stadium Construction Gets Underway

11 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Construction Underway On New Esperance Indoor Sports Stadium Victor P Taffa Minister for Sport and Recreation turns first sod at new, locally built sports hub McGowan Government invests $4.78 Million in job-creating project Facility expected to be completed within 12 months Local builder Sime Construction today […]

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