Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

There has been a lot of press this week about the A-League grand final being played at Melbourne’s 30,050 seat AAMI Park as opposed to the 53,355 seat capacity Etihad Stadium. Football Federation Australia (FFA) would prefer the game to be played at Etihad but the AFL’s deal with the stadium meant it had already […]

In April we wrote about the lack of an Australian broadcaster for the upcoming FINA Swimming World Championships in Kazan Russia (read more here). However fear of another Swimming World Championships not receiving TV coverage in Australia has now abated (the 2013 edition failed to secure a broadcaster in Australia) with news that Australia’s Olympic […]

As previously reported Seven West Media has secured the broadcast rights to the next three Olympics Games (read more here) and to the 2016 Paralympics (read more here). Today Seven has made a further commitment to the Olympic Movement by becoming an Official Partner of the Australian Olympic Team for the first time. Seven joins brands […]

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 […]

Australian viewers can watch five BBC branded channels on Foxtel - BBC UKTV, BBC First, BBC Knowledge, CBeebies and BBC World News. While the British broadcaster (through its commercial arm BBC Worldwide) has adopted a ‘branded channel’ approach for the Australian market, it has taken a different approach for its program portfolio in Japan. Instead of launching […]