Australia

Australia's NRL and Rugby League Players Association have agreed player salary reductions as part of ongoing measures to address the impact of the pandemic

Broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand have been asked to lodge their first-round bids for Uefa Champions League rights by the middle of next month following the launch of the sales process by the Team…

Tennis Australia’s chief executive Craig Tiley has said that most players are backing the hard quarantine that has been imposed on players and staff involved in the Australian Open, in spite of some p…

Hamish McLennan, the chairman of Rugby Australia, said the organisation is willing to host a "mini World Cup" during the southern hemisphere’s winter to support the international calendar during the C…

Food wholesaler Perfection Fresh Australia has signed a two-year sponsorship with Football Australia’s ‘MiniRoos’ grassroots programme in support of its Qukes baby cucumber brand. T

The Australian Racing Group has signed up automotive parts supplier Supercheap Auto as title sponsor of the TCR Australia Racing Series

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel has hired Hilary Perchard as chief customer, marketing and revenue officer, replacing Kieren Cooney, who has taken up a role at TPG Telecom, the Australian telecoms…

The new Extreme E off-road all-electric series has pushed back its opening race in Saudi Arabia from March to April due to the Covid-19 pandemic - CNA/Reuters

Health authorities in the state of Victoria have announced stringent quarantine protocols for tennis players and their support teams for the Australian Open in Melbourne next month

SportBusiness speaks to Cricket Australia’s national commercial development manager Phil Rigby about how, in spite of the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, the organisation is confident about its sponsorship prospects. Tom King reports.

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.

Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic will be joined by Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka to play a pre-Australian Open warm-up exhibition tournament in Adelaide after serving their quarantine in the South Australian…

Premium beer brand Peroni has been named as the official beer of the Australian Open starting in 2021, replacing the the upmarket Stella Artois brand

Australia's football federation is planning to introduce a domestic player transfer system for the first time, as part of wider reforms

The 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China will take place from June 16 to July 16 across 10 cities

The Indian cricket team is reported to be unhappy at what it sees as overly restrictive quarantine restrictions during its tour in Australia, raising doubts over the location of the planned fourth Test…

Australian A-League soccer champions Sydney FC have signed a shirt sleeve agreement with property services company Glad Group

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine and pay-television operator Foxtel are close to agreeing new rights deals for the domestic Super Netball club competition

Online trading provider CMC Markets has signed as a key sponsor of Australia’s Big Bash League (BBL) cricket club Sydney Sixers for the 2020-21 season.

An agreement to quarantine international tennis players at The Westin Melbourne has been cancelled after the owners of private properties in the complex threatened legal action due to raised concerns about…

China's national statistics bureau and General Administration of Sports announced that the 'total output' of the country's sports industry was 2.9tn yuan ($450bn) in 2019, a figure that had grown by 10

The opening round of the 2021 Formula One season, in Melbourne on March 21, is expected to be rescheduled to later this year due to Australia's current strict Covid-19 quarantine rules, according to multiple…

A consortium of investors has taken over the licence of Australian A-League football club the Newcastle Jets after it was stripped from former holder Martin Lee, a Shenzhen-based businessman

The management of Australia's professional men's and women's football leagues is passing from Football Australia to newly-formed body Australian Professional Leagues

Australian sunscreen brand Bondi Sands has been named as a sponsor of the 2021 Australian Open grand slam tennis tournament in a new deal

Australian domestic products retailer Bunnings Warehouse has signed its first-ever sponsorship in Australian soccer

The Australian Football League has announced new agreements with domestic broadcasters Foxtel and Telstra which will extend their rights by two years across the 2023 and 2024 seasons

Tickets have gone on sale for the 2021 Australian Open, with the event organiser, Tennis Australia, revealing that it plans to fill stadiums to 25 per cent capacity

Rugby Australia has confirmed the appointment of Andy Marinos as its new chief executive officer following his unanimous endorsement from its board

Due to a spike of Covid-19 cases in South Korea the ITTF has cancelled the 2020 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships

A-League organisers have moved to counter the ongoing outbreak of Covid-19 on Sydney's northern beaches with an adjusted fixture list, dividing the football league into two divisions

The Badminton World Federation announced the calendar for the first half of 2021, together with procedures for reopening the BWF World Rankings and information related to qualification and seedings for…

The Chinese Football Association said the number of teams participating in the Chinese Super League will increase from 16 to 18 from 2023, and the second-tier League One will expand to 20 teams, while…

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine and Tennis Australia are set to sign a modified broadcast deal for the 2021 summer of tennis

Australia's flagship professional football league has signed up insurance firm Gallagher as a sponsor of its top men’s and women’s divisions.