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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has secured a good increase for its media rights across Australia and New Zealand, in a new five-year deal with ESPN

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has earned an increase of about 38 per cent for rights to its second-tier Fight Night events in Australia, but has had to remove incumbent Fox Sports’ exclusivity in o…

England’s Premier League this week completed the first set of deals across Asia for its rights in the 2016-17 to 2018-19 cycle, with mixed results. It saw significant increases in value from Australia and New Zealand, but a decline in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, while Malaysia and Myanmar are proving difficult.

The new deal with Racing Victoria, the representative body of the state’s four racing clubs, covers domestic and international broadcast rights, plus digital rights.

Nine’s capture of additional National Rugby League free-to-air rights helped drive a record fee for the Aussie Rules Australian Football League, as both codes agreed new deals this month.

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel has warned that any move to increase free-to-air exposure for the Super Rugby club competition would lead to it reducing its offer for broadcast rights

The AFL Women’s Australian rules football competition has secured a rights fee for the first time in its history through a new four-year deal with commercial broadcaster Seven and pay-television operator F…

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel is reportedly in carriage talks with pay-television broadcasters ESPN and beIN Sports to offer their international sports content via its new sports streaming…

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel will show its international cricket coverage in 4K resolution, starting in October

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The National Rugby League’s decision to accelerate its sales process means the two biggest sport properties in Australia will negotiate new deals simultaneously.

Formula One Management earned a significant increase in the value of its rights in Australia last month by allowing a pay-television broadcaster to acquire rights to the championship for the first time in the country.

Analysts claim that Australian commercial broadcasters Seven and Ten overpaid for Australian Football League rights