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Tom King speaks to Supercars' chief executive Sean Seamer, and takes a look at how Australia's top motorsports series is adapting in order to keep its fans engaged during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Adam Hodge, Octagon’s head of planning & strategy for APAC, asks how rights-holders can ‘make good’ the loss of value felt by their sponsors

Matthew Glendinning looks at the recent commercial fortunes of the AFL and Rugby Australia, and how sponsorship revenues and the Covid-19 pandemic have affected the properties.

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit Australia’s major sports with varying degrees of severity.

With top sponsors jumping ship, Football Federation Australia’s new CEO James Johnson faces a tough start to his new role. But there is confidence he has the know-how to turn things around. John Duerden reports.

Rugby Australia is cutting 47 of its 142 full-time staff in a restructure forced by Covid-19. The cuts will come into effect over a period of months, and will cut RA's wage bill by A$5.5m ($3.7m/€3.4m).

Rugby Australia has said the Sunwolves will not take part in Australia's pared-back Super Rugby competition this year, bringing the curtain down on the Tokyo franchise

The New South Wales (NSW) government has dropped controversial plans to give Sydney’s ANZ Stadium an A$800m (€484.4m/$538.3m)

Australia's cricket and rugby governing bodies are to implement further cost-cutting measures in response to the Covid-19 downturn

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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.

由澳大利亚国家男子篮球联赛(NBL)运营的第三方订阅频道NBL TV宣布,他们与欧洲篮球联赛就2019-20赛季得网络转播达成一致。

The world’s most isolated major city has broken down geographical barriers to punch above its weight consistently in the sports events sector. Bradley Rial finds out how.

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.

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.

Queensland’s Tourism Minister Kate Jones and Leanne Coddington, chief executive of Tourism and Events Queensland, explain how the state’s natural environment helps make it ‘the best address on earth’

Produced in association with Visit Victoria Sport is Melbourne’s passion.

Steve Armitage, general manager, destination at Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, reflects on how the city’s event offer is evolving to meet its own needs and those of events rights owners.

This article was produced in association with Visit Victoria

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew has overseen a turnaround from NZ$15m losses to NZ$33m profit in ten years

The City of Gold Coast, and the Australian state of Queensland, may have grabbed the world’s attention with the 2018 Commonwealth Games, but for a destination that is immersed in sport and can boast some of the southern hemisphere’s top facilities, this year’s mega multi-sport event is only part of the journey

Andy Fry investigates the commercial appeal of the British & Irish Lions rugby union team, which will tour New Zealand this year.

Mark Bisson looks at how the race to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games is hotting up following the collapse of Durban's project to stage the multi-sport event.

A free report, commissioned from SportBusiness by the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games bid, surveying attitudes to, and media consumption habits around, the Olympic Games.

The new Formula One season is only one race old, but there is already evidence that the championship’s new owners are overseeing significant changes in the sport’s social media output, according to Richard Clarke.