Australia

Telco Optus has acquired exclusive rights in Australia to select European qualification matches for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup.

Australian media group Nine Entertainment has completed its set of Grand Slam tennis tournaments by acquiring rights to the US Open

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has secured a new multi-year agreement for exclusive free-to-air and pay-television rights to golf's Open Championship

Stan Sport, the streaming service of Australian media group Nine Entertainment, has broadened its tennis portfolio by agreeing a multi-year deal for rights to the Laver Cup

Discovery has landed a long-term agreement with Tennis Australia which will keep the Australian Open under the Eurosport umbrella and on Discovery broadcast platforms for another decade

Australian streaming platform Sports Flick is now offline and its founder Dylan Azzopardi is being investigated by police over allegations of fraud, according to The Sydney Morning Herald

An outbreak of ‘streaming wars’ in Australia has injected life into a sports media rights market that this time last year looked threatened by a sharp decline.

Foxtel’s deals for exclusive rights to MotoGP and the Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series demonstrate its eagerness to be seen as the home of motorsport in Australia.
USA

United States-based subscription streaming platform FloSports has secured the media rights to the Virgin Money London Marathon in North America and Australia, starting this year

Australian media group Nine Entertainment has recorded a strong profit after tax compared with last year’s Covid-19 slump as its newly-launched streaming service Stan Sport helped to boost earnings.

Serie A, the top division of Italian club football, kicked off its 2021-22 season with 20 new international rights-holders in place as late contract extensions were agreed by the Infront agency in the…

Richard Bayliss, the former director of sport at pay-television broadcaster Optus Sport, has joined the Australian Professional Leagues in the newly-created position of director of content

ViacomCBS-owned Australian broadcaster Network Ten has secured free-to-air rights to Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL) for the next three years.

Subscription broadcaster beIN Sports and Italy’s Lega Serie A have announced a three-season rights renewal in France and Southeast Asia, along with the addition of the rights in Malaysia, Singapore and N…

Australian basketball the latest to prosper in vibrant rights market as ESPN teams up with Foxtel and News Corp to deliver first-ever significant fee for league.

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has extended its rights deals for the MotoGP and Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series

Subscription sports news website The Athletic is entering the Australian market and has agreed a deal with sports streaming platform Optus Sports as part of its launch effort