first_imgBRISBANE Roar player Corey Brown may be handy with a football, but it turns out he’s also pretty handy with a hammer too.Brown, who wears number 5 for the club he has been with since 2001, and his brother Jackson have had an interest in property for a couple of years and are now on the look out for another property renovation project they can do together.Brown said a good friend of theirs Damien Cavallucci had really helped them out and taught them a lot about the market.The brothers own a unit in Teneriffe and have an investment property on the central coast of New South Wales.Corey Brown of the Roar is building his property portfolio. “Our interest in renovation came from my brother as he is a builder and the fact that I usually have a day or two off during the week as well as most afternoons so I can help out and be hands on.’’More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoAlthough the Roar’s heavy travel schedule lately has slowed that down a bit.Corey was with the team in Japan this week.Ben Smith of Place Estate Agents has been friends with Brown for about five years and is helping him in his search for a new project.He said ideally they were after something with further development potential.Mr Smith said the market was pretty hot at the moment, so they had to make sure they didn’t overpay.last_img read more

first_imgThe Latest: Sports in France not among government priorities Hungarian lawmakers approved a state of emergency on March 30 without an end-date. That gave the government the right to rule by decree on issues related to the pandemic for as long as it considers it necessary.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Wembley Stadium in London will stage both the men’s and women’s European finals.UEFA says the rescheduled women’s tournament will retain the same 10 stadiums. It opens with England playing at Old Trafford in Manchester.___A decree issued by the Hungarian government allows most professional sports clubs and soccer teams to cut the salaries of players and other personnel like managers and trainers by up to 70%.The decree signed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban says the wage cuts can be implemented for as long as the state of emergency declared because of the coronavirus pandemic remains in effect. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu says the resumption of sporting events in the country is not among the government’s priorities. Maracineanu is a former Olympic swimmer. She says “it wouldn’t be the end of the world” if the Tour de France has to be canceled.___UEFA has postponed next year’s women’s European Championship soccer tournament to July 2022.The UEFA executive committee decided the new dates for the 16-nation tournament in England will be July 6-31.The switch was made after UEFA and the IOC decided last month on one-year postponements for Euro 2020 and the Tokyo Olympics. Britain, the Netherlands and Sweden will play in the women’s soccer tournament at the Olympics.center_img Associated Press April 23, 2020 France is locked down until May 11 because of the coronavirus pandemic and speculation has increased recently as to whether the country’s soccer league could resume in late June.Maracineanu says “what’s certain is that sports won’t take priority in our society.”The Tour de France cycling race has been rescheduled to start Aug. 29 and end Sept. 20. The final day coincides with the same day the rescheduled French Open tennis tournament is to begin.Maracineanu was speaking in an interview with Eurosport television on Wednesday night. She says leagues could potentially start in September or have their remaining games canceled altogether. There are 10 league games left to play in France’s top two soccer leagues. Rugby’s Top 14 league has reached the semifinal stage.Public gatherings are banned in France until at least mid-July but Maracineanu says they could be extended until “at least September.”last_img read more