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Broadcasters Nine and ESPN have acquired domestic media rights for Australia's Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) in two-season deals covering 2022-23 and 2023-24

A string of broadcasters have made pitches to Australian Football League (AFL) executives in recent weeks as the league continues to meet with prospective bidders for the next media rights cycle, it has…

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine has acquired rights for the Fina World Aquatics Championships taking place June 18-July 3 in Budapest

Speaking at SportNXT, a three-day thought leadership summit in Melbourne, leading media executives urged a more symbiotic relationship between broadcasters and rights-holders to avoid being surpassed by…

Stan Sport, the streaming service of Australian media group Nine Entertainment, is set to broadcast New Zealand rugby player-turned-boxer Sonny Bill Williams’ upcoming return to the ring against former A…

All three of the main Australian television networks are expected to be allowed to bid for free-to-air rights to the National Rugby League, with the Australian Rugby League Commission said to be looking…

ViacomCBS-owned Australian broadcaster Network Ten is targeting domestic A-League football rights to help launch new streaming platform Paramount+ in the market, The Sydney Morning Herald has reported

Craig Tiley, chief executive of Tennis Australia and tournament director of the Australian Open, has said that he expects the total losses from going ahead with the tournament to exceed A$99m (€64m/$78m) d…

Netball Australia has signed a new five-year domestic rights deal with pay-television broadcaster Foxtel

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine and pay-television operator Foxtel are close to agreeing new rights deals for the domestic Super Netball club competition

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine and Tennis Australia are set to sign a modified broadcast deal for the 2021 summer of tennis

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine has acquired rights to the 2023 Ashes cricket series, which will take place in England

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine and its new subscription streaming service Stan Sport have secured three-year deals to broadcast the Wimbledon and French Open Grand Slam tennis tournaments from…

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine is reported to be in talks with Rugby Australia about a deal to take exclusive control of the organisation's domestic media rights

Hugh Marks, the chief executive of Australian commercial broadcaster Nine, has suggested that its rights deal for cricket’s Twenty20 World Cup is no longer valid following the recent postponement of t…

Second of a two-part report from the APOS 2020 Virtual Series, the online incarnation of the leading Asia-Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry conference hosted by Media Partners Asia.
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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