Australia's Sporting Success: The Inside Story
The extraordinary performances of Australian athletes, and an awareness of the system that fostered them, came to the world's attention during the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. In this informative book, John Bloomfield traces the development of sport in Australia from the early 19th century through to the modern day institutions that drive Australia's highly successful sports system.
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Australias sporting origins
Chapter Two Beginning a professional sports system
The Whitlam era 197275
Chapter Three Evolution of the sports system
Chapter Four Consolidation of the sports system
Chapter Five How governments assist sport
Chapter Six Community support for sport
1990 Commonwealth Games 2000 Task Force amateur assistance Australian athletes Australian Coaching Australian Institute Australian Olympic Committee Australian Sports Commission Australian sports system became Bloomfield Bob Ellicott budget Canberra Centre champion Cheffers clubs Commonwealth Games compete competition Council cricket currently Daly development of sport Don Talbot early elite sport established facilities football Fraser Government funding gold medals golf Ibid Institute of Sport institutes or academies John Brown junior large number medal tally Melbourne Minister for Sport Ministry national sports organisations netball Olympic Games outstanding Paralympic Games participation performance Personal communication Perth played players professional Report role rugby league rugby union social South Wales Sport 2000 Task sport and recreation sport development sport in Australia sports associations sports medicine sports science successful surf lifesaving swimming Sydney 2000 Olympics Sydney Olympics talent various Victoria volunteers West Australian Western Australia women's world championships young
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