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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.

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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 pay-television broadcaster Foxtel yesterday announced it was laying off 200 staff and furloughing 140 more until the end of June, with chief executive Patrick Delany calling this week the "toughest…

With Australia's ports and airports closed, the organisers of this year's ICC Twenty20 World Cup are considering creative ideas to make sure the event goes ahead

Los Angeles-based investment bank Park Lane claims it has a number of wealthy clients interested in purchasing Australian sports teams and perhaps even an entire league

Australian Olympic Committee president and International Olympic Committee member John Coates has opted to take a voluntary 20-per-cent pay cut amid ongoing financial uncertainty caused by the Covid-19…

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Queensland’s Tourism Minister Kate Jones and Leanne Coddington, chief executive of Tourism and Events Queensland, explain how the state’s natural environment helps make it ‘the best address on earth’

Produced in association with Visit Victoria Sport is Melbourne’s passion.

This article was produced in association with Visit Victoria

The City of Gold Coast, and the Australian state of Queensland, may have grabbed the world’s attention with the 2018 Commonwealth Games, but for a destination that is immersed in sport and can boast some of the southern hemisphere’s top facilities, this year’s mega multi-sport event is only part of the journey

Mark Bisson looks at how the race to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games is hotting up following the collapse of Durban's project to stage the multi-sport event.

A free report, commissioned from SportBusiness by the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games bid, surveying attitudes to, and media consumption habits around, the Olympic Games.

The new Formula One season is only one race old, but there is already evidence that the championship’s new owners are overseeing significant changes in the sport’s social media output, according to Richard Clarke.

John Duerden looks at how 2017 Rugby League World Cup host cities are using the tournament to market their destinations.

The four leading netball nations have come together to create a new tournament. Rob Ridley examines the format and the commercial implications of the venture.

Australia’s credentials in the sports industry are built on its popular domestic leagues, enviable track record as a host of major events, and performance on the international stage. Andy Fry looks at the country’s blueprint for success and what the future holds.

Australia’s credentials in the sports industry are built on its popular domestic leagues, enviable track record as a host of major events, and performance on the international stage. Andy Fry looks at the country’s blueprint for success and what the future holds.

Australia’s credentials in the sports industry are built on its popular domestic leagues, enviable track record as a host of major events, and performance on the international stage. Andy Fry looks at the country’s blueprint for success and what the future holds.

Australia’s credentials in the sports industry are built on its popular domestic leagues, enviable track record as a host of major events, and performance on the international stage. Andy Fry looks at the country’s blueprint for success and what the future holds.

Rob Ridley asks Cricket Australia about its plans to host the inaugural day and night test next month, and whether it will help to create cricket’s new breed of 24hr party people.