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But as Australia digests the week that was and contemplates how to better it, it’s worth pointing out that 11 of the 17 gold medals and one bronze came in disciplines in which the living costs of athletes were not covered by their sporting organisations or government funding, but were paid ...Read more
Rinehart makes an annual $1.4m investment in Australia’s top 50 rowers, directly funding a weekly wage of $525 each to the best 25 men and top 25 women, allowing them to train full-time at the sports training bases. She joined the rowing ranks after the Rio Olympics and the funding has allowed the ...Read more
Following the disappointing results in London, mining magnate Gina Rinehart of Hancock Prospecting quietly stepped in with a huge financial contribution to sponsor four different Olympic disciplines; swimming, rowing, volleyball and artistic swimming. That was clearly a turning point. Now, this long-term commitment, involving establishing training centres and paying salaries, ...Read more
Gina Rinehart, Executive Chairman, Hancock Prospecting finalist for 2021 Industry Advocacy Award.Read more
The most extraordinary Olympic swim meet of all time ended on the most brilliant of notes as Emma McKeon soared into the stratosphere in Tokyo today, in the process propelling Australia to its best performance ever in the Olympic pool.Read more
Rinehart sees the opportunity to support young Australians who demonstrate the qualities of hard work, resilience and teamwork and who aspire to be the best in the world. And in business, just as in sport, Australia needs to be competitive with the best in the world. Rinehart’s support goes ...Read more