Sports Flick shakes Australian broadcasting market with UCL rights deal

OTT streaming platform Sports Flick has secured the Australian media rights to the UEFA Champions League in a three year deal. The $60 million agreement...

Rugby Australia confirms financial details of Lions tour relocation

Chairman of Rugby Australia (RA), Hamish McClennan, has confirmed that the governing body has offered a financial guarantee to the British and Irish Lions,...

Sportradar ties down NBL1 data and audio-visual rights

Sportradar has forged a long-term data and audio-visual partnership with Australia’s NBL1 basketball league. Under the terms of the arrangement, Sportradar has acquired the official...

Brisbane emerges as frontrunner to host 2032 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has identified Brisbane as the ‘preferred candidate’ to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games after commencing talks with...

Australian Open takes multimillion dollar revenue hit as ratings dip

The Australian Open is expected to lose more than €60 million as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Executive of Tennis Australia, Craig...

NBL and ABPA clash over on-court sponsor decals

The Australian Basketball Players’ Association (ABPA) has expressed player safety concerns to the National Basketball League (NBL) over on-court sponsor decals. The ABPA first raised...

Red Bull secures Australian GP title sponsorship

Red Bull has strengthened its sports sponsorship portfolio via an extension of its partnership with Dorma Sports, series-rights holders of MotoGP. As a result of...

Rugby League World Cup appoints RDA to manage international rights sales

UK-based RDA has been chosen to distribute the international broadcast rights to the 2021 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC2021). The media rights agency will market...

EISS Super secures NRL sponsorship agreements

The Australian National Rugby League (NRL) has chosen EISS Super as its match ball sponsor as part of a three-term deal. EISS will acquire naming...

Australian Open moves behind closed doors amid snap lockdown

The Australian Open tennis Grand Slam will be staged behind closed doors from Saturday after a five-day lockdown was introduced in Melbourne. Victorian Premier, Daniel...