Second of a two-part report from the APOS 2020 Virtual Series, the online incarnation of the leading Asia-Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry conference hosted by Media Partners Asia.
How will global sports industries adapt to the likely prospect of a more inward looking world? And can cancelled events easily win back the hearts of fans in Asia? SportBusiness asks three experts on the region for their thoughts.
South Australia’s major city has gone to considerable efforts to boost the impact of sporting events that grab the imagination. Bradley Rial investigates.
A new esports High Performance Centre at New Zealand's Eden Park stadium will aim to provide a base for the country's entire esports industry, not just top-tier teams. Callum McCarthy reports.
Asia-Pacific sports industry insiders react to the award of the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup to Australia and New Zealand.
The Australian city of Brisbane has been selected as the host for the 2021 edition of the Nitro World Games extreme sports event
Australian Super Rugby club, the Plus500 Brumbies, has extended its naming deal with online trading platform Plus500 for the 2021 season
Sporting venues in the Australian state of New South Wales received a shot in the arm yesterday after the state government approved plans to safely allow more fans at sports events
Hosting the Olympics in 2000 and the AFC Asian Cup in 2015 helped Australia develop expertise that was instrumental in winning the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup hosting rights along with New Zealand earlier t…
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SportBusiness speaks to Michael Smith, director of motorsport and commercial operations at Motorsport Australia, about the plans for the future of the sport in Australia, and reaching out to potential drivers in the Asia-Pacific region.
SportBusiness speaks to Asian fan clubs of European football teams to see what they made of their favourite teams' efforts to keep them engaged during the pandemic.
The Australian Football League is using Melbourne's Marvel Stadium to help secure its fiscal future from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Tom King reports.
Tom King speaks to Supercars' chief executive Sean Seamer, and takes a look at how Australia's top motorsports series is adapting in order to keep its fans engaged during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Adam Hodge, Octagon’s head of planning & strategy for APAC, asks how rights-holders can ‘make good’ the loss of value felt by their sponsors
Matthew Glendinning looks at the recent commercial fortunes of the AFL and Rugby Australia, and how sponsorship revenues and the Covid-19 pandemic have affected the properties.
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit Australia’s major sports with varying degrees of severity.
With top sponsors jumping ship, Football Federation Australia’s new CEO James Johnson faces a tough start to his new role. But there is confidence he has the know-how to turn things around. John Duerden reports.
Oceania's National Basketball League is enjoying unprecedented growth this year following the creation of the Next Stars program and subsequent arrival of National Basketball Association Draft Lottery prospects LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton. Bob Williams looks at the impact on the league and its future.
Port Adelaide and AFL helping to drive closer cultural and economic ties between Australia and China
The Australian Football League's push into China has had symbiotic benefits for all parties that goes beyond sports. SportBusiness takes a closer look at the deals that have ensued so far, and how they've worked out.
Australian football entered a new stage in its development earlier this year with the announcement that the A-League and W-League would be spun off from Football Federation Australia. The FFA's chief commercial and marketing officer Luke Bould talks Adam Nelson through the implications of the move and how the body is set up to weather the change.
“People have to perceive the value of the Olympics beyond just the Games” | Matt Carroll, Australian Olympic Committee
Matt Carroll, chief executive of the Australian Olympic Committee, tells Adam Nelson how a focus on athlete engagement, grassroots participation and community schemes has helped to boost the AOC’s commercial programme throughout the Olympic cycle.
Australian Open grows attendances and revenues by 50 per cent after embracing “choice and entertainment” mantra
Richard Heaselgrave, Tennis Australia's chief revenue officer, tells Adam Nelson how pivoting the first grand slam of the tennis season away from tennis has helped the event to grow dramatically over the past five years.
T20 World Cup splits men’s and women’s events to diversify sport’s audience and create ‘year-long spectacle’
Next year’s ICC T20 World Cup will see the men’s and women’s events take place separately for the first time, either side of the Australian winter. Event chief executive, Nick Hockley, tells Adam Nelson about his plans for the tournament.
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