Australia

Free-to-air broadcast coverage of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship in Australia will continue to be shown on commercial broadcaster Ten next year

The newly built Tokyo Aquatics Centre was unveiled during an event on October 24, marking the completion of all venues built for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics - The Japan Times

UK-based premium sports brand Castore has signed its first kit sponsorship in the Australian market with the Sydney Roosters rugby league team

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has offered to place a handful of Super Rugby matches outside of its Kayo Sports sports streaming platform paywall as part of its pitch to win  Rugby Australia's …

Cricket Australia have been given the all-clear for the Indian cricket squad to quarantine in Sydney ahead of their Test and limited-overs tour

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven will broadcast the Beijing Winter Olympics Games in 2022 after renegotiating its current deal with the International Olympic Committee following the…

Australia's upcoming Australian Rules and rugby league season finals will be significant milestones for the return of sport in the country after the pandemic, with large crowds set to attend both

Major League Baseball could make a return to Australia for a series of games, it has emerged

The world’s top-selling bourbon brand Jim Beam has renewed as the ‘Official Dark Spirits Partner’ of the Australian Football League (AFL) for two more seasons, from 2020-21 to 2021-22. T

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.

The Women’s Big Bash League will receive its biggest television footprint to date after Cricket Australia’s domestic broadcasters committed to wider coverage of the 2020 edition of the Twenty20 competition.

Asian football's governing body the AFC said player welfare was its "main priority" after criticism from the global players' union that it had been slow to provide support for players since the coronavirus…

Online trading platform TMGM has signed its first ever major sports event sponsorship as the ‘Official Online Trading Platform’ of the Australian Open tennis tournament. The

Cricket Australia has agreed a domestic radio rights deal with Sports Entertainment Network for the 2019-20 season and expanded its Sheffied Shield coverage through Foxtel

Commonwealth Games Australia is looking to rekindle a bid for Adelaide to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games, after an economic study argued that the event would bring a A$2.5bn (€1.52bn/$1.8

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine is reported to be in talks with Rugby Australia about a deal to take exclusive control of the organisation's domestic media rights

New Zealand's All Blacks will not spend Christmas in hotel quarantine after Rugby Australia and Sanzaar agreed to bring forward the final Australia-New Zealand clash of this year's Rugby Championship

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…

Golf equipment manufacturer Callaway has prolonged its sponsorship of the PGA of Australia by renewing its backing for the long-running Australian pro-am team event, the Volkswagen Scramble

Australia-based football club Western Sydney Wanderers has signed an extension to its contract with regional transport body Transport for NSW

Crowds of up to 50 per cent of those admitted in normal years will be able to attend the Australian Open in 2021, Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley has confirmed

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel is reported to have submitted an offer for rights to competitions organised by Rugby Australia as it seeks to extend its long-running association with the body

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven has agreed to terminate its rights deal with Swimming Australia after the body was unable to hold this year’s Olympic and Paralympic trials due to t…

Cricket Australia has renewed and upgraded its association with Indian-specialist tyre brand BKT for Australia’s T20 competition, the Big Bash League (BBL).

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven has made a A$10m ($7.1m/€6.1

Barbecue products retailer Weber has become the first ‘Official BBQ Partner’ of Australia’s NRL State of Origin series between representative rugby league sides from the states of Queensland and New S…

Doubts remain over whether world champions South Africa will join this year’s Rugby Championship in Australia due to concerns over the level of the team's preparations.

Disinfectant and antiseptic brand Dettol has signed as the home series naming partner to Cricket Australia’s one-day and T20 men’s international team competitions in a four-year deal.

Commercial free-to-air broadcaster Ten has made an offer to renew its rights deal with Rugby Australia, the national governing body, but is said to be seeking a reduction in its fee

Confectionery brand Cadbury Australia has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with the Australian women's national football team, the Westfield Matildas

The match schedule and venues for December's Rugby Championship 2020 has been criticised by New Zealand Rugby, which has issued a terse statement shortly after the timetable was announced

Australian motor-racing series Supercars has announced new five-year domestic media-rights deals with pay-television broadcaster Foxtel and free-to-air broadcaster the Seven Network, for the 2021 to 2025…

Australian telco Telstra has signed as the official naming rights partner of the National Rugby League Women’s Premiership (NRLW) for the next three years.

Australia’s national airline Qantas is terminating its 30-year backing of Rugby Australia as the company battles deteriorating market conditions in the aviation industry.