Oceania

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.

New Zealand telco Spark has acquired exclusive media rights to MotoGP in the country for a three-year period

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

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has agreed a ‘long-term’ media rights deal with Cricket West Indies for all West Indies home matches played in the Caribbean.

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.

Rugby union digital media platform RugbyPass will stream live coverage of New Zealand's Super Rugby Aotearoa competition this year in 100 territories around the world, under a new deal with New Zealand…

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

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand is considering price increases for its sports packages, despite registering an increase in profits

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…

Craig Tiley, chief executive of Tennis Australia and tournament director of the Australian Open, has said that he expects the total losses from going ahead with the tournament to exceed A$99m (€64m/$78m) d…

Cricket Australia has launched an invitation to tender process for its media rights in the UK for the 2021-22 Southern Hemisphere cricket season onwards, covering the coming season's Ashes Test series…