Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Following on from SBS’s successful broadcast of every stage of the 2014 Giro d’Italia, the Giro is back on SBS, with the public broadcaster covering every stage of the first grand tour of 2015 LIVE. Australian viewers will be hoping that Richie Porte can claim the Maglia Rosa in what is the 98th edition of the […]

Vincenzo Nibali was crowned the 2014 winner of the Tour de France on Sunday in Paris as SBS finished its coverage of the world’s most famous cycling race for another year (don’t worry SBS has TDF rights until at least 2023). While many have suggested that this year’s TDF lacked competitive tension (and therefore viewer […]

SBS has received strong viewer numbers for its broadcast coverage of the 2014 World Cup from Brazil. Coverage of the tournament on ESPN and ABC in the United States has seen record numbers for that market. However the real growth story is the number of users going online to follow the action from Brazil. According to […]

The Tour de France is the world’s biggest cycling race and the world’s largest annual sporting event and the 2014 edition begins this Saturday 5 July. SBS will show every stage of the Tour de France LIVE and EXCLUSIVE (as well as having twice daily highlights). The first three stages of the race will be […]

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is only days away and for Australian viewers the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is the place to get your fix and follow the tournament from all angles.  In total SBS will have over 700 hours of coverage dedicated to arguably the world’s biggest sporting event. SBS will deliver the tournament to […]

The traditional lead-up event to the Tour de France, the Critérium du Dauphiné begins tonight (Australian time) with LIVE streaming coverage on SBS’s Cycling Central website – www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral. There will also be LIVE coverage of the race on Eurosport Australia. The week-along event will see the top contenders for next month’s Tour de France, such as Chris Froome, […]

The Giro d’Italia begins early Saturday morning (Australian time) with SBS ONE broadcasting every stage LIVE for the first time ever. After stage 1 (which SBS will cover LIVE from 2:15am), coverage on SBS ONE will begin at around 11pm on weeknights and around 10:45pm on weekends (AEST) from Saturday 10 May until Sunday 1 June. SBS ONE will […]

Tonight (Australian time) the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships start in Barcelona and for the first time in living memory Australian viewers will not be able to watch the world’s best swimmers on Australian TV. Swimming Australia’s website informs fans that “the event will not be broadcast into Australia, however FINA tv will stream online […]

David Culbert on SBS’s the Sag Wagon podcast said in Episode 19, “we look forward to our 10 year contract extension.”  This comment was made in reference to SBS and the Amauary Sport Organisation (A.S.O) announcing an extension to SBS’s current broadcast rights to the world’s most famous cycling event – the Tour de France. This builds […]

The world’s greatest annual sporting event is nearly here. For the next three weeks, the world’s best road cyclists will cover 3,479km of difficult terrain, as they compete in the 100th edition of le Tour de France. For Australian viewers, live coverage will once again be delivered by SBS. Michael Tomalaris will front SBS’s coverage […]