Australia

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

The opening match of this year’s State of Origin rugby league representative series drew 1.8

US-based live steaming and remote production technology provider Live U has announced the acquisition of Australia-based broadcast solutions company, and its regional representative, Pacific Live Media…

Australian telecoms operator Optus has acquired rights to the 2024 Uefa European Championship

James Warburton, the chief executive of Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven West Media, has called on the newly-elected Australian government to tighten the country’s 'anti-siphoning' laws to stop s…

Australian telco Optus has renewed its rights for the Uefa European Qualifiers and Nations League for the 2022-23 to 2025-26 cycle

Pay-television broadcaster ESPN has secured a deal for exclusive rights in Australia to International Basketball Federation (Fiba) events for four years

Australian telco Optus has announced price increases for its sports subscription streaming service, Optus Sport. From August 1, Optus Sport’s new subscription price will be A$24.99 ($17.96/€16.69)
USA

Relationship with Tennis Australia will move into a fifth decade

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has renewed its rights to the SailGP global sailing series

Supercars has announced the promotion of David Tunnicliffe to head of broadcast

Melbourne tennis tournament the Kooyong Classic will return next January after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic

Australian broadcaster Foxtel has increased the price of Kayo Sports after reporting a big jump in subscribers at the sports streaming service during financial results for the first quarter this year

The eSkootr Championship (eSC) has signed a rights deal in Australia with pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports, while it will also receive coverage in Latin America after an agreement was struck with…

Telco Optus has acquired the exclusive rights in Australia for next week's Women's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester City

Ten has acquired exclusive rights in Australia to a raft of pre-season football matches from across the globe

Rugby Australia cut its losses to A$4.5m ($3.3m/€3.1m) last year after broadcast revenue increased by more than 50 per cent during another rugby union season disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic.