Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Deep in the fifth set, with 4 hours and 28 minutes on the clock, Tsitsipas is serving break point down to stay in an epic third round encounter. He manages to hold serve and force he and Coric into a match deciding 5th set tiebreak. A double fault ridden tiebreaker sees Tsitsipas lose to Coric, […]

The COVID-19 pandemic has the focus of the world right now (and rightly so). The pandemic has massive global health and economic consequences, with all sorts of freedom of movement and other restrictions being imposed by governments worldwide. Over the last week or so, we have seen (particularly, in the western world) a focus on […]

On a day when major sporting events were being postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19, Australia’s Seven Network has announced its team for its comprehensive coverage of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. While the current COVID-19 pandemic has placed a shadow over Games preparations, principally as to whether the Games will proceed, all involved […]

Living in Japan for the last four and half years, I have never seen anything like this before – while the number of those infected by the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) in Japan is relatively small when measured against total population – the preventative measures introduced by the Japanese Government are starting to take their hold […]

The reborn ATP Cup definitely stands out from the crowd. The new addition to the Australian Summer of Tennis has sensationally revitalised the lead-in to the first grand slam of the year. The three-city, 10 day tournament has seen the world’s best male players in some terrific encounters – which, until now, has been unseen […]

For what is the world’s oldest team tennis competition, the 2019 Davis Cup had a year of first. The Cup, previously known for its home-and-away fixtures across the globe, had a major overhaul in 2019 of its format with the home-and-away fixture replaced by an end-of-season week long finals tournament in Madrid (save for home-and-away […]

With six months and 12 days to go until the start of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, World Rugby has reached broadcast deals for coverage of the 48-game tournament in Australia – with Fox Sports Australia and Network 10 – securing the rights to the tournament. Under the deals, Fox Sports will broadcast […]

The deal is done and congratulations to James Sutherland. Cricket Australia has managed to secure a cash and broadcast bonanza by teaming up with Fox Sports/Foxtel and Seven for the next 6 years. Cricket Australia now joins the AFL and NRL with domestic media rights valued at more than $1 billion. While there is plenty […]

Today is the day when the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast gets underway. The Games sees 71 nations and territories from around the world gather every four years to do battle across 18 Sports. The total population of the Commonwealth is 2.1 billion. With such a massive potential viewing audience (in the same […]

Take the emotion out of it and it is clear that Cricket Australia (CA) made the right call this week with the sanctions imposed on Steve Smith, Dave Warner and Cameron Bancroft. Why? Because the disgraceful act of attempting to tamper with the ball and the hiding of such act has brought severe financial consequences to Cricket […]