Featured Story

New Zealand Rugby Union, Sky TV Sign 'Conditional' Deal For Broadcast Rights

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 24 / 14

The New Zealand Rugby Union and Sky TV signed "a conditional five-year deal for broadcasting rights from 2016," according to Greg Stutchbury of REUTERS. A final agreement is expected to be signed off by the end of November. NZRU CEO Steve Tew said that no financial details were disclosed "due to the...

Read More

Tags: Media, Australia

More Stories

09/27/13
Lions' Roar Angered At AFL 'Ransom'

Brisbane supporters group The Lions' Roar said that "it would be a 'slap in the face' to members" if the Australian Football League "sweeps aside a rival boardroom ticket and fails to give supporters a right to vote on the club's future," according to Phil Lutton of the BRISBANE TIMES. The AFL "rema ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

09/26/13
NRL CEO Says Sharks Will Not Move

National Rugby League CEO Dave Smith said that "there are no plans to move" the Cronulla Sharks to Queensland but said that "the code's governing body are carefully monitoring the financial viability of the club," according to Ian McCullough of the AAP. League powerbrokers "have reportedly discussed ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

09/26/13
Cash Dominant In Today's America's Cup

Skipper John Bertrand and his former crewmates of Australia II "shared a lament about this year's cliffhanger battle for the Auld Mug in San Francisco," according to Rupert Guinness of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Bertrand "regretted the Australian presence this year was only as part of foreign crews, ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

09/26/13
Dragons Go To NRL For Financial Help

Once mighty National Rugby League club St. George Illawarra Dragons has appealed to the NRL for urgent financial assistance to maintain its extensive junior development programs "as the joint venture reels from two poor seasons and enormous cuts to its Leagues Club grant," according to Josh Mas ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

09/26/13
Second NRL Team Sought In Brisbane

The man who negotiated the National Rugby League's record A$1B ($937M) TV deal, Channel Nine CEO David Gyngell, "has thrown his considerable weight behind the NRL having a second team in Brisbane," according to Wilson, Massoud & Hooper of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Despite predictable den ...

Tags: Media, Australia

09/25/13
Campaign Could Add To Int'l Involvement

A collaborative marketing campaign between the Hong Kong Jockey Club and Racing Victoria "could increase international involvement in major races other than the Caulfield and Melbourne cups during the spring carnival," according to Michael Sharkie of THE AGE. Although '13 "has the potential to be a ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

09/25/13
Melbourne To Host ABL All Star Game

Melbourne "has secured the rights to host the Australian Baseball League All Star Game for a second consecutive season," according to Gilbert Gardiner of the NEWS LIMITED NETWORK. The marquee clash between Team Australia and the ABL's best internationals includes players signed with t ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

09/25/13
Cronulla Sharks Could Be Relocated

National Rugby League side Cronulla Sharks "could be forced to relocate" 1,450km to central or southern Queensland in '15 "in the wake of the club’s administrative failures when" the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigation is complete, according to Wilson & Hooper of the Sydney DAI ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

09/24/13
V8 Supercars To Introduce Twilight Races

V8 Supercars' season-ending Sydney 500 in December "will preview the introduction of several twilight races in next year's new-look series," according to Mark Fogarty of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. As well as adopting three standardized event formats, the 14-event 2014 V8 championship "will include a ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

09/24/13
Aussi School Accused Of Violations

Sydney's most prestigious schools association, the GPS, "is in turmoil with Scots College boycotted from sporting contests amid claims from rival schools that it offered prohibited inducements to recruit young athletes," according to Proszenko & Munro of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Concerns "have ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug