Australia

The owners of Australian pay-television platform Foxtel are exploring an IPO for the business, prompted by the country's booming OTT streaming market, the Australian Financial Review has reported

Major Asia-Pacific nations are preparing to send some of their biggest-ever teams to this month's Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Host Japan will field its biggest Olympics team in history, with 582 athletes

Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix has been cancelled for the second season in a row due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The International Cricket Council has received proposals from 17 member nations to host men's one-day international and T20 events in the next cycle, 2024 to 2031

Regional Covid-19 lockdowns in Australia are forcing relocations of sports events and teams

Pay-television broadcasters Foxtel Group and beIN Sports have signed a new multi-year carriage and advertising sales deal in Australia

Nine Entertainment-owned streaming service Stan Sport has secured the exclusive broadcast rights in Australia to Uefa club competitions for the next three years

Golf equipment manufacturer Callaway has expanded its sponsorship of the PGA and PGA Tour of Australasia with a new three-year deal

Australian software solutions company Catapult Group has agreed a deal to acquire UK-based sports data firm SBG Sports amid plans for increased investment in technology, data science, and scale capacity…

Nike has agreed a kit deal with the Big Bash League to supply all eight teams with playing and training wear for next season

Rugby Australia is growing frustrated with the talks for next season's Super Rugby Trans-Tasman tournament due to New Zealand’s strong bargaining position and the potential addition of two new franchises t…

USA Rugby has a new-found spring in its step after being formally accepted as a candidate to host the 2029 women’s Rugby World Cup and men’s event in 2027 or 2031. Bob Williams reports on the Union's bid process.

Australian brewery Stone and Wood Brewing Co. has become a sponsor of Rugby Australia and the Wallabies men’s national team ahead of the international season.

Wellness tech company Therabody signed two Australian sports league sponsorships this April, having entered the local market under its former Theragun corporate name in late 2019

Tennis Australia has appointed former Qantas and DHL executive Cedric Cornelis as its new chief commercial officer

SailGP is set to return to Sydney Harbour after the sailing series announced it would be adding a ninth race to its 2021-22 calendar, the Australian Sail Grand Prix

Australian streaming platform Sports Flick has secured media rights to the Chinese Basketball Association league for the 2021-22 season