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Vale Prof. John Bloomfield AO CitWA

Vale Professor John Bloomfield AO CitWA Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 12/12/1932 – 04/10/2022 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame is mourning the passing of esteemed Member Professor John Bloomfield AO CitWA who has passed at the age of 89. Hundreds of successful Australian sports men and women owe a debt to Prof. Bloomfield and his…

2023 Scholarship Program Summary

Congratulations to all 2023 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship & Mentoring Program recipients. Throughout September, the Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) welcomed another 32 Australian athletes into the Scholarship & Mentoring Program. With thanks to the Australian Sports Commission and the AIS, the 2023 Program will provide a total of $150,000 in funding…

2023 Scholarship & Mentoring Program Tier 3 Scholarship Holders Announced

16 MORE ELITE ATHLETES AWARDED SPORT AUSTRALIA HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIPS The Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) today announced the remaining 16 scholarships for up-and-coming elite athletes in its 2023 Scholarship and Mentoring Program. The Tier 3 scholarship group covers 16 different sports, with each athlete receiving a grant of $2,500 plus support from SAHOF and its…

Vale Dr Allen Aylett OBE

Vale Dr Allen Aylett OBE Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 24/4/1934 – 16/09/2022 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame is mourning the passing of esteemed Member Dr Allen Aylett OBE who passed away last Friday, September 16 at the age of 88. Dr Aylett’s involvement with Australian football at the elite level spanned…

2023 Scholarship & Mentoring Program Tier 2 Scholarship Holders Announced

ELITE SCHOLARSHIPS PUT 10 MORE ATHLETES ON PATH TO GREATNESS Ahead of the sport’s Olympic debut at Paris 2024, 14-year-old break-dancer Jeff Dunne has been named as the youngest of 10 new recipients of a Tier 2 scholarship in Sport Australia Hall of Fame’s Scholarship & Mentoring Program. The 10 athletes, who include three Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth…

2023 Scholarship & Mentoring Program Tier 1 Scholarship Holders Announced

SPORTING GREATS TO MENTOR AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE STARS The Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) today announced the athletes selected for its 2023 Scholarship & Mentoring Program, with three Olympic gold medallists, an NBA Champion, an Australian surfing legend and a cricket great to mentor our next generation of sporting stars. The three-tiered scholarship program, which…

Vale G.A ‘Peter’ Lloyd AC OBE

Vale George Alfred ‘Peter’ Lloyd AC OBE Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 15/12/1920 – 16/08/2022 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame is mourning the passing of esteemed Member George Alfred ‘Peter’ Lloyd AC OBE who passed away last Tuesday, August 16. Peter was 101 years old. For many Australians, Lloyd is considered the ‘Father’…

Vale John Famechon AM

Vale John Famechon AM Esteemed Member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame 28/03/1945 – 04/08/2022 The Sport Australia Hall of Fame is mourning the passing of esteemed Member Jean-Pierre ‘John’ Famechon AM who passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022, aged 77. Famechon, who fought during the golden period of Australian boxing, became Australia’s third world boxing…

Good luck to our Aussies in Birmingham

Chair John Bertrand AO send his congratulations and best wishes to our Scholarship Holders competing in Birmingham. The Sport Australia Hall of Fame wishes to congratulate 26 of our past and present Scholarship Holders, across 12 sports who will be donning the green and gold at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Seventeen Sport Australia Hall…

The Untold Story: Oscar Stubbs

The Untold Story Edition #1: Oscar Stubbs In a brand-new series, the Sport Australia Hall of Fame will delve into the Untold Stories of our Members and Scholarship Holders. The first edition of The Untold Story features 2022 T3 Scholarship Holder, Oscar Stubbs. Oscar was born in NSW in 2000 with optic neuropathy and congenital…

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