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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.

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven is said to be in advanced talks over a rights deal for fledgling motor-racing series TCR Australia and S5000

New Zealand telco Spark suffered technical problems during its live stream of the All Blacks' opening Rugby World Cup game against South Africa on Saturday that interrupted viewing for several thousand…

Saul Shtein has left his role as head of sport at Australian commercial broadcaster Seven

Australian gambling and entertainment group Tabcorp (TAB) has signed a multi-year agreement to become the exclusive Official Wagering Partner of the NFL in Australia

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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.

Rob Ridley finds out why there are high hopes that the 2017 World Masters Games will set a new benchmark for the event and its host city.

John Duerden looks at how 2017 Rugby League World Cup host cities are using the tournament to market their destinations.

The four leading netball nations have come together to create a new tournament. Rob Ridley examines the format and the commercial implications of the venture.

Australia’s credentials in the sports industry are built on its popular domestic leagues, enviable track record as a host of major events, and performance on the international stage. Andy Fry looks at the country’s blueprint for success and what the future holds.

Australia’s credentials in the sports industry are built on its popular domestic leagues, enviable track record as a host of major events, and performance on the international stage. Andy Fry looks at the country’s blueprint for success and what the future holds.

Australia’s credentials in the sports industry are built on its popular domestic leagues, enviable track record as a host of major events, and performance on the international stage. Andy Fry looks at the country’s blueprint for success and what the future holds.

Australia’s credentials in the sports industry are built on its popular domestic leagues, enviable track record as a host of major events, and performance on the international stage. Andy Fry looks at the country’s blueprint for success and what the future holds.

Rob Ridley asks Cricket Australia about its plans to host the inaugural day and night test next month, and whether it will help to create cricket’s new breed of 24hr party people.