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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.

由澳大利亚国家男子篮球联赛(NBL)运营的第三方订阅频道NBL TV宣布,他们与欧洲篮球联赛就2019-20赛季得网络转播达成一致。

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.

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 Football League champion Richmond Football Club has appointed the Turnstile agency to value its sponsorship portfolio

Rugby Australia has engaged the Media Rights Value organisation to help with negotiations for its next domestic rights contract amid reports that pay-television broadcaster Foxtel may end its long-running…

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has secured a new home in Australia after agreeing a carriage deal with pay-television operator Fetch

Sports data and content company Sportradar has signed a multi-year extension to its agreement with Tennis Australia, through which its services will be used during the Australian Open grand slam

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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.

Following the conclusion of last month’s Auckland Nines, event organiser and 2011 Rugby World Cup chief Martin Snedden spoke to Elisha Chauhan about how the annual rugby league tournament improved on 2014, and how it can go to the next level.

The genesis of a new or renovated stadium begins with the rights-holder who creates a brief that has to both push boundaries and stay within budget. Elisha Chauhan spoke to venue operators of the historic MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground) and MLB (Major League Baseball) team the Minnesota Twins’ Target Field to find out the challenges each faced in the design process.