Oceania

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has renewed its rights for the US Masters golf tournament in a multi-year deal beginning with the 2022 event

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven West Media is reported to have secured a deal to broadcast all major Racing New South Wales events, including the Everest and the Golden Slipper, until 2027

Rugby union will return to the schedules of New Zealand streaming service Spark Sport after it acquired rights to club competition the United Rugby Championship

Stan Sport, the streaming service of Australian media group Nine Entertainment, has acquired rights to the English Premiership rugby union club competition

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.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has reached an agreement with TVNZ that allows the public broadcaster in New Zealand to show free-to-air coverage of the matches of New Zealand’s national netball t…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has exceeded expectations by posting a profit of NZ$47.5m (€28.1m/$33.1m) for the 2021 financial year.
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.

Telecoms operator Spark has acquired exclusive broadcast rights in New Zealand to the national cricket team’s forthcoming Twenty20 tour of Bangladesh.