Oceania

Australia’s National Rugby League has signed up equipment hire provider Coates to a four-year sponsorship of the State of Origin Series.

Telco Optus has acquired the exclusive media rights in Australia for the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup, which is being jointly hosted by the country and New Zealand

Stewart Mitchell has been appointed as the new chair of New Zealand Rugby, and will be joined by Farah Palmer as his deputy

Australia's National Rugby League has relocated the 2021 Stage of Origin opener to Townsville, Queensland, due to an ongoing Covid-19 outbreak in the state of Victoria

Fifa has announced the appointment of former Ironman and Sportfive executive David Beeche as the chief executive of the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Nick Hockley has been appointed chief executive of Cricket Australia, after a year serving as the organisation's interim chief executive

ViacomCBS-owned Australian broadcaster Network Ten has secured domestic broadcast rights to the A-League and W-League football leagues in a A$200m ($155m/€127m) five-year deal.

The Rugby Championship, the southern hemisphere-based international rugby union tournament, will welcome back world champions South Africa for its 2021 edition

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has acquired the media rights to the inaugural World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has renewed its multi-platform distribution and content deal with international sports broadcaster ESPN

Rugby Australia will today (Thursday) formally launch the country's bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup

Australian cryptocurrency exchange CoinJar has signed as a sponsor of the AFL’s Melbourne Football Club for both its men’s and women’s teams. T

Australia’s summer of cricket will commence with a Test match against Afghanistan in November before taking on England in the Ashes over five weeks around the New Year, Cricket Australia said today (Wednesday).

Australia’s auditor general, Grant Hehir, is to review the A$40m (€25.5m/$31.2m)

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has chosen to promote the Victoria Bitter brand at this year's State of Origin series as part of its wider National Rugby League (NRL) sponsorship

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has said that the event will stay in Melbourne in 2022 after reports suggested it could be moved to the Middle East

Melbourne will host a new international sports industry conference, SportNXT, this year during the week of the Formula One Grand Prix in the Australian city