Australian Open moves behind closed doors amid snap lockdown

The Australian Open tennis Grand Slam will be staged behind closed doors from Saturday after a five-day lockdown was introduced in Melbourne. Victorian Premier, Daniel...

Genius Sports renews long-running NBL data distribution deal

Genius Sports Group has extended its data technology collaboration with the Australian Hungry Jack’s National Basketball League (NBL). Under the terms of the renewal, live...

NHL takes equity stake in PointsBet via new partnership

The National Hockey League (NHL) has formed a multi-year partnership with online betting operator PointsBet, covering the United States and Australia. Under the terms of...

Tennis Australia inks triple sponsorship as Australian Open gets underway

Tennis Australia has agreed deals with three sponsors - gas supplier Santos, whisky brand Canadian Club and technology company Uber - ahead of the...

BT Sport finalises deal for England’s New Zealand and West Indies...

BT Sport has penned a deal with West Indies and New Zealand cricketing bodies for the exclusive broadcast rights to England men’s and women’s...

COVID-19 pandemic puts brakes on Australian Open warm-up

The warm-up tournaments ahead of the Australian Open have been cancelled by Tennis Australia, after a worker at one of the quarantine hotels returned...

Amazon dives into Swimming Australia live programming

Amazon has penned a two-year deal with Swimming Australia, locking down the rights to its first live Australian sports event. Under the terms of the...

Silver Lake submits ‘NZ$465m’ offer for NZR commercial stake

Private equity firm Silver Lake has put forward an offer of NZ$465 million for a 15% minority stake in the commercial rights to New...

Kayo gains NRL and AFL broadcasting rights in high profile deal

A new agreement between Foxtel, Telstra and Kayo has seen the latter inherit the broadcasting rights to the National Rugby League (NRL) and Australian...

Rugby Australia offers to host Lions tour

Rugby Australia has offered to host the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour against South Africa, amid concerns the latter will be unable to...