Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

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 […]

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 […]

With 76 days until the start of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games, Australia’s Olympic broadcaster, the Seven Network, is ramping up its Olympic build-up coverage, with the announcement that from May 28, a weekly live panel show ‘Road to Rio’, will be broadcast on Seven until July 30 (it will air each Saturday at […]

Seven’s investor presentation on its financial year 2014-15 performance on page 24 had a really interested overview of how Seven will be delivering its Olympic Games coverage (see screen shot below). According to the slide, Seven West Media will deliver its coverage of the Olympics across its broadcast channels Seven, 7Two and 7mate and via […]

While the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships were not broadcast in Australia, the 2015 FINA World Swimming Championships from Kazan, Russia will be with LIVE and FREE coverage on 7TWO and 7swimming.com.au, starting tomorrow (Sunday) with LIVE coverage of heats from 4:30pm AEST (live coverage of heats will start at this time daily for the […]

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 securedthe 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 […]

Hot on the heels of the Seven Network announcing it will broadcastthe last three days of Royal Ascot in June (read the press release here), Seven has announced that it has secured Australian broadcast rights to the inaugural European Games in Baku,Azerbaijan. The European Games, which is a new multi-sport event, will run from 12-28 […]

News Corp Australia on Wednesday reportedthat Australia’s Seven Network will announce shortly that it has secured exclusive broadcast rights to the next three Olympic Games in Rio (2016), Pyeongchang (2018) and Tokyo (2020). If reports are correct it will see the Olympics return home to Australia’s traditional Olympic broadcaster, after the last three games were […]

The Fairfax Radio Network (FRN)has secured rights to broadcast cricket for the next five years. The FRN which includes Melbourne’s 3AW, Sydney’s 2UE, Brisbane’s 4BC and Perth’s 6PR will have live ball-by-ball coverage of: the Commonwealth Bank Boxing Day; the Commonwealth Bank Sydney Test; the Carlton Mid One Day International Series; the KFC T20 International […]