Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

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 […]

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 ICC World T20 in India commences thisTuesday and until today it had appeared that television coverage of the tournament would not be available to Australian viewers, with no Australian broadcaster electingto purchase the rights from global rights holder Star Sports (a unit of 21st Century Fox) (see Fairfax Media’s story here). However a list […]

InAugust the NRL awarded the Nine Network exclusive broadcast rights to 4 weekly NRL Premiership Games from 2018. At the time, the now former NRL CEO Dave Smith said “…there will be more live and free Rugby League on television and that is what the fans want.” This agreement with Nine blindsidedincumbent NRLmedia partners […]

The AFL has this evening announced a record $2.508 billion, six-year broadcast rights deal with News Corp Australia, Seven West Media and Telstra. Heavy-hitters were out in force at the press conference announcing the new deal with AFL CEOGillon McLachlan joined by Rupert Murdoch, Robert Thomson and Kerry Stokes, amongst others. The new deal, which […]

The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup gets underway on Saturday with the first match from Christchurch between New Zealand and runners-up of the 2011 edition of the tournament Sri Lanka. Despite the tournament matches not starting until Saturday, there have already been some complaints made by viewers over the TV graphics packaged used by the […]

The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup begins this Saturday with co-hosts New Zealand taking on Sri Lanka in Christchurch. Later on Saturday the tournament gets underway in Australia with the Aussies lining up against the old enemy England at the mighty Melbourne Cricket Ground. The tournament will see 14 teams play a total of 49 […]

Stan. coming soon – this is the messagethatgreets visitors towww.stan.com.au, the new subscription video on demand (SVOD) service from StreamCo (Nine Entertainment Co’s and Fairfax Media’s new streaming JV). While pricing details have yet to be announced, what we do know is thatStan will offer users unlimited access to thousands of hours of entertainment, with […]

ESPNCricinfo’s live score service showed (at the time of writing) that England were 70/2 after 17.1 overs on the 1st day of the First Test Match against Sri Lanka at Lords. Unfortunately for cricket fans in Australia this is the only way to follow the English team this Australian winter, as the England and Wales […]

On 13 June 2013 the NSW Government announced that Sydney had won the rights to host the #Openingseries of Major League Baseball (MLB) in 2014 this would be the first time that such a match would be held in Australia. The #Openingseries of the MLB, which is one of the biggest sporting competitions in […]