Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

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 […]

Australians are waking up this morning to the devastating news that its favourite cricket team, the Australian Mens’ Test Cricket XI are cheaters or at least some of them are. The remarkable footage from South Africa overnight of Cameron Bancroft attempting to change the condition of the red cricket ball, and then the unbelievable press […]

The Men’s Ashes Series is fast approaching with the first Test Match between Australia v England starting on the 23rd of November at Brisbane’s GABBA ground. While viewers in Australia will enjoy LIVE and FREE coverage on Channel Nine (and streaming coverage via Cricket Australia’s paid live pass option), cricket fans in Japan (including many […]

Day 3 of the first-ever Women’s cricket day-night test match saw Australia’s Ellyse Perry put on a batting masterclass as she amassed 213 runs not out, which included her first international match hundred. Fans around Australia and the world were able to watch this thanks to Cricket Australia’s Cricket Network live broadcast-quality streaming coverage of the match. The […]

The start of the third and final day of the Laver Cup saw play start an hour early with four matches scheduled for a single session (the previous two days had been split into an afternoon and evening session each day). Team World staring down the barrel of a 3-9 deficit overnight needed strong play […]

With the excitement of that Day 1 feeling now behind us, competition heated up on Day 2 of the Laver Cup. The afternoon session started at 1pm and it was a packed house at Prague’s O2 Arena as the one and only Roger Federer was kicking off the afternoon program. While Federer took a little […]

The first day of tennis’ newest teams competition has finished and what a day of tennis it was. The Laver Cup, named after tennis great Rod Laver, has seen strong but friendly competition on Day 1 with Team Europe taking a 3-1 lead over Team World ahead Day 2. The unique teams format (modeled on […]

The Seven Network’s Rio 2016 Media Kit has a pertinent quote fromKurt Burnette (Seven’s Event Director -Olympic Games and Chief Revenue Officer), where he notes that: You are about to become deeply involved with what we are now referring to as the very first unmissable Olympic Games. This statement is in reference to the fact […]

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio now just a few days away it is timely to take a look at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC)News Access Rules. That is the rules that govern the reporting of the Olympic Games by non-rights holding television and radio media. The News Access Rules came into effect on […]