NZR approves Silver Lake investment to maximise commercial assets

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has voted to approve the sale of a 12.5% stake in its commercial rights entity to private equity company Silver...

Sydney wins 2027 Netball World Cup hosting rights for third time

Sydney is set to host the 2027 Netball World Cup after the International Netball Federation (INF) awarded the hosting rights to Netball Australia. The city...

Indianapolis 500 set to break spectator record as MCG welcomes 85,000...

The Indianapolis 500, an annual automobile race, is poised to break the record for the world’s largest sporting attendance since the outbreak of the...

Central Coast Mariners dismisses Manchester United takeover talks

Australian football club the Central Coast Mariners have cooled reports of a potential takeover by English giants Manchester United. Yesterday, the Sydney Morning Herald reported...

FIFA names host cities and stadiums for 2023 Women’s World Cup

FIFA has selected the nine cities and 10 stadiums which will stage games at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Most notably, the opening fixture...

All Blacks players threaten to put brakes on Silver Lake private...

Over half a dozen of New Zealand’s national rugby players have moved to reject private equity firm Silver Lake’s planned investment in New Zealand...

Rugby Australia begins private equity investment search

Rugby Australia (RA) has voted to pursue a potential private equity investment to safeguard the future of the sport in the country. On Sunday, RA...

British and Irish Lions turns down Rugby Australia tour bid

Rugby Australia’s offer to host the British and Irish Lions’ tour against South Africa has been rejected by the rugby union team's board. According to...

2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup poised for postponement

The 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand is set to be postponed to 2022 due to the ‘challenging COVID landscape’. The tournament, which...

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...