Australia

The Australian state of Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has edged closer to fruition with the announcement that the regional government will establish a taskforce, l…

The Australian Olympic Committee has approved changes to its Rule 40 guidelines, creating greater flexibility for Australian athletes to promote their sponsors during the Olympic Games.

The Formula One motor-racing series has reached an agreement to continue staging the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne until at least the end of 2025

Football Federation Australia has today (Thursday) announced that chief executive David Gallop will make an early departure amid ongoing reform efforts at the organisation

The 2020 Formula One season will start on March 15 with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, organizers have confirmed

Football Federation Australia has reached an agreement in principle on a venture that will see the men’s A-League and women’s W-League become independent organisations, ushering in a “new era” for the…

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today (Thursday) confirmed it is in talks with the Indonesia Football Association (PSSI) with a view to submitting a joint bid for the 2034 Fifa World Cup

Australia and Qatar are set to compete at next year’s edition of the Copa América national team football tournament following invites from the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol).

Earl Eddings, the chairman of Cricket Australia, has been reappointed to that role for a further three years, despite losing the backing of his home state of Victoria

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.

Endurance sports events organisation the Ironman Group has bolstered its portfolio by acquiring four mass participation events from Australian media company Nine, along with establishing a new permanent…

The Australian Football League is set to continue its push into the Chinese market with the opening of an office in Shanghai in June

Australia’s potential bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games should include venues across the entirety of Queensland, according to Matt Carroll, chief executive of the Australian Olympic C…

Rugby Australia has reported a net profit of AUD$5.2m (€3.29m/$3.7m) in 2018, but has warned it will operate at a loss in 2019 due to the Rugby World Cup.

Owners of clubs in Australia’s A-League have warned the league faces a A$120m (€76m/$85m) shortfall in funding as it prepares to break away from Football Federation Australia and establish its own aut…

The International Tennis Federation has commenced a search for a new host of the Hopman Cup after bringing an early end to its deal with Tennis Australia, as Perth was confirmed as the final host city…

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has awarded its 2021 Multisport World Championships to Townsville, with the fledgling competition set to represent the biggest sporting event to be ever held in…

McLaren Racing Formula One team has confirmed that British American Tobacco (BAT) will sit out the season-opening Australian Grand Prix this weekend

The Australian city of Adelaide has taken a step closer to launching a bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games after confirming that it will conduct a feasibility study

Australia will host an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Series event for the first time in 25 years after Bathurst, New South Wales was awarded the 2021 World Cross…

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has received bids from six nations for the hosting rights to the next editions of the World Cup, its showpiece national team tournament

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle has given her backing to the proposed World League plan, stating that the sport’s leading nations need to come together to think of the wider development b…

Formula One has announced that the 2019 season will get underway with its first ever launch event, in downtown Melbourne on March 13, ahead of the Australian Grand Prix

Tennis' first grand slam of 2019 will feature more than just Tennis