Article – Gina Rinehart: Australia’s biggest Olympic fan

by 8 August 2016

30 July 2016 Financial Review

John Bertrand calls her the “matriarch” of the Australian Olympic team.

Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart has quietly become the biggest individual financial supporter of Australia’s Olympic efforts as the team heads to Rio de Janeiro for next week’s Games.

Rinehart has emerged as a sponsor of four Olympic sports, putting in an estimated $5 million annually – more than any other individual and more than most corporate backers.

Having long [...]