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The South African Football Federation has announced that it will not be continuing with its bid to host the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup.

Financial services company Queensland Country Credit Union has acquired naming rights to North Queensland Stadium, the new home of NRL rugby league team North Queensland Cowboys that is set to open next…

The football federations of Australia and New Zealand have agreed to bid jointly to host the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup

Roger Davis, the chairman of Super Rugby team the NSW Waratahs, has warned that the competition's Australian teams are in financial peril unless their upcoming domestic media rights deal delivers a revenue…

The Australian state of Queensland has confirmed that it will push ahead with a region-wide bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games, if it can secure the necessary government funding

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven will team up with telco Optus to develop a channel to provide 4K ultra-high-definition coverage of next summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Football Federation Australia has today (Friday) appointed James Johnson as its new chief executive. Johnson will begin the role in January 2020 and replace David Gallop as FFA chief executive

Australian Big Bash League Twenty20 cricket franchise Brisbane Heat has struck a kit sponsorship deal with outdoor products retailer BCF

The Australian Rugby League Commission, the sport’s national governing body, is considering splitting matches into four quarters rather than two halves to boost future media-rights income.

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 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.

HSBC Australia has signed up as a premier partner and the official banking partner of the Sydney Swans Australian Football League club

Exclusive broadcast rights to the 2019 and 2020 editions of the Fifa Club World Cup have been acquired by Singtel Optus, the Australia -based telecommunications company, for its OTT service Optus Sport

Australian NRL rugby league team the Penrith Panthers has signed up Turner Freeman Lawyers as a kit sponsor for the 2020 and 2021 seasons

Kevin Roberts, chief executive of Cricket Australia, has revealed that the body has turned down an approach from a betting company to sponsor the Big Bash League due to the family-focused nature of the…

Rugby Australia has begun its search for a new banking sponsor after multinational HSBC opted not to renew its contract with the national governing body

Australian public-service broadcaster ABC will maintain its decision not to pursue radio rights to the 2020 summer Olympic Game, after a meeting between its chairwoman Ita Buttrose and Australian Olympic…

EventScotland and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) have signed a Memorandum of Understand (MoU) designed to drive best practice in the securing and delivering of major sporting, cultural and business…

International payment services and credit card company Mastercard has extended its global sponsorship with tennis grand slam the Australian Open, while Marriott International’s global travel program, M…

Commercial free-to-air broadcaster Seven has agreed a multi-year rights deal with promoter the Australian Racing Group taking in a range of its motor-racing properties

Rugby Australia has said it is in “general discussions with the broader market”, including Foxtel, amid reports the pay-television operator may end its long-running association with the sport’s national gover…

Tennis Australia has signed up pharmacy retailer Chemist Warehouse as a sponsor the Australian Open

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine has named Brent Williams as its new director of sport

The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Australian National Rugby League team has signed a kit sponsorship deal with Hitachi Cooling & Heating

Australian Big Bash League Twenty20 cricket team Brisbane Heat has renewed sponsorship deals with Coca-Cola Amatil, Toyota Australia and National Storage

Global insurance company Chubb has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Australia Open tennis grand slam, beginning with the January 2020 edition

Football Federation Australia (FFA) chairman Chris Nikou has stated that a joint bid with New Zealand for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup “makes sense” with under a month to go before a bid book needs…

Risk management firm Austbrokers has joined Australian Football League (AFL) club Carlton as a Gold Partner and become a co-major sponsor of the Carlton IN Business (CIB) corporate network

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has extended its sponsorship deal with Dubai-based airline Emirates

Global Rapid Rugby, a new club competition incorporating former Super Rugby franchise Western Force, has today (Thursday) revealed plans for its debut season with teams representing Fiji, Samoa, Hong Kong…

Organisers of golf’s Presidents Cup have agreed a partnership with sleep health company ResMed for the 2019 edition of the tournament in Melbourne, Australia.

The Australian Olympic Committee has called on public-service broadcaster ABC to reverse its decision not to pursue radio rights to the 2020 summer Olympic Games, calling the stance “monumentally short-sighted”.

The FA Women’s Super League, the top tier of women’s club football in England, has secured its first rights deal in the Asia-Pacific region through an agreement with Australian telcoms operator Optus.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has signed up haircare brand Pantene to sponsor its women’s team.

Australia's football governing body has agreed a four-year deal with the country's players' union on that "closes the pay gap" between the men's and women's national teams