National Rugby League (NRL)

Rugby league players in Australia face losing about A$20m ($14.8m/€12.2

There were contrasting fortunes in the last 24 hours for the reopening of two major Asia-Pacific sports markets, with Australia reported to be expecting the world's biggest crowd since the pandemic began…

The Lanka Premier League will start five days later from November 27 to December 17 and will only be played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota

Sunday's NRL grand final in Sydney provided a 12 per cent boost in television ratings from last year, 2.97 million tuned in to free-to-air broadcaster Nine up from the 2

Australia's upcoming Australian Rules and rugby league season finals will be significant milestones for the return of sport in the country after the pandemic, with large crowds set to attend both

Barbecue products retailer Weber has become the first ‘Official BBQ Partner’ of Australia’s NRL State of Origin series between representative rugby league sides from the states of Queensland and New S…

Australian telco Telstra has signed as the official naming rights partner of the National Rugby League Women’s Premiership (NRLW) for the next three years.

Australia's National Rugby League will reduce its staff by 25 per cent and streamline its operations as it targets an annual expenditure reduction of A$50m (€30.8m/$36.6

Sporting venues in the Australian state of New South Wales received a shot in the arm yesterday after the state government approved plans to safely allow more fans at sports events

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

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

The NRL is in talks with the New South Wales government on easing Covid-19 constraints and allowing 50,000 fans in the stadium to watch October’s grand final in Sydney, up from the current 10,000-fan c…

Australian National Rugby League title sponsor Telstra has backed away from an attempt to stop rival telco Vodafone sponsoring the Warriors from next season

The Korean KBO basketball league yesterday increased the number of fans allowed into games from 10 per cent of stadium capacity to 25 per cent - Naver

The restart of the Italian Serie A football season has been moved back a week to September 19 - Reuters/CNA The WTA Tour restarted yesterday with the Palermo Ladies Open in Sicily, Italy - Reuters/ec/CNA

The Australian state of Queensland will from Saturday deny entry to visitors from Sydney, prompting some sports leagues and teams in the country to once again rejig their plans for current seasons

World Athletics said Olympic qualification for marathon and race walk events will restart from September 1, three months earlier than previously announced - Reuters/CNA

Fifa has welcomed a life ban on former Afghanistan Football Federation president Keramuudin Karim imposed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport for sexually abusing female players - CNA/Reuters

Australian sports are taking measures in response to a spike in Covid-19 cases in the state of Victoria. Football's A-League is moving matches out of Melbourne and into a hub in New South Wales

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given approval for crowds of up to 10,000 people to be allowed into sports stadiums from next month

Rugby league fans are set to attend games again after the NRL secured permission for spectators to return from the New South Wales government

Australian telco Telstra is set to lose its National Rugby League mobile rights after the current cycle ends in 2022, as the league looks to preserve greater exclusivity for its television partners

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

Live professional sport returned to Australia on Thursday as the National Rugby League restarted its season

Australian commentators hailed rule changes in the National Rugby League that led to an exciting game as the 2020 season got back underway yesterday with the Parramatta Eels beating the Brisbane Broncos…

Japanese technology firm Yamaha has developed a smartphone application that lets fans cheer remotely from home for their teams playing in empty arenas

Australia's National Rugby League restarts its 2020 season today, in what is being seen as a triumph for Australian Rugby League Commission chairman Peter V'landys

Betfair has agreed a long-awaited deal with Australia's National Rugby League that allows the betting platform to host wagering on the competition

Australia's National Rugby League has been reported by local media to be this week agreeing seven-year domestic media rights deals worth nearly A$2.3bn ($1.5bn/€1.4bn).

Australian broadcasters Foxtel and Nine are seeking reductions in their rights fees due to the NRL this year of up to 28 per cent, according to local media reports

Australia's National Rugby League is close to a renegotiation and extension of its domestic media-rights deals with pay-television operator Foxtel and commercial free-to-air broadcaster Nine, according…

Todd Greenberg has today (Monday) stepped down as chief executive of Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL), amid mounting pressure on his position.

Seven has reportedly reached out to the National Rugby League about potentially picking up rights to the Australian club competition, but fellow commercial broadcaster Ten is said to have declined to become…

Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has today (Thursday) said it will hold talks with aggrieved rights-holder, free-to-air commercial broadcaster Nine, after laying out a plan for the Premiership t…