Australia

Gravity Media, the broadcast production and outside broadcast services company, has appointed former Seven head of sport Saul Shtein as its director for production and content in Australia

Fifa has opened two invitations to tender for the media rights in Australia and New Zealand to the 2023 Women’s World Cup, which will be co-hosted by the two countries.

Streaming platform YuppTV has acquired rights for this year's Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament in nearly 100 countries

Telco Optus has acquired exclusive media rights in Australia to the 2021 and 2024 editions of the Copa América national team football tournament.

The Australian government has granted a two-year extension to the anti-siphoning list of sporting events prioritised for broadcast on free-to-air television

Organisers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup have opted to go to market with broadcast rights in Australia, before looking to strike deals in New Zealand, Canada and the US

World Rugby, the international governing body for rugby union, is in the midst of a media rights invitation to tender in Australia, one of its most lucrative markets, and will invite broadcasters to submit…

Water Polo Australia and News Corp have agreed a deal that will see live content streamed on the media company’s newspaper websites before its television or streaming services.

Subscription streaming platform FloSports has agreed rights deals in North America and Australia to a host of leading cycling events, along with athletics and triathlon events

Australia free-to-air broadcaster Seven has suffered a major financial hit after an independent arbitrator ruled Cricket Australia must pay a rebate of A$5.3m ($4.1m/€3.4

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel has unveiled a new initiative to increase the visibility of women's sport on its linear channels and streaming platform Kayo Sports

Sports Flick, a relatively new sports streaming platform based in Sydney, has stunned the Australian media-rights market by outbidding established, major players to secure rights for the Uefa Champions…

Sports data company Sportradar has agreed a multi-year data and media rights deal with Australian second-tier, semi-professional basketball league NBL1

Amazon’s first sports rights acquisition in Australia left local industry insiders puzzled and expecting further moves for sports content by the tech giant.

Seven’s ongoing dispute with Cricket Australia over the value of a media rights deal has taken another twist after it emerged that an arbitrator has ruled that the commercial free-to-air broadcaster i…

Kayo Freebies, a free version of Australian broadcaster Foxtel's Kayo Sports streaming service, launches today, with this weekend's Supercars season-opener the highlight of the launch content

Australian broadcaster Nine Entertainment is said to be considering offering its streaming service Stan Sport directly to pubs and clubs via smart television apps, in an effort to ensure its Super Rugby…