CA is counting the cost of an expensive week

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… Continue reading CA is counting the cost of an expensive week

#AusOpen App facing teething issues

The first grand slam of the year, the Australian Open, is well underway with the world’s tennis community firmly focussed on Melbourne Park as two weeks of brilliant tennis and stories unfold. One story that is brewing though is the IT problems which are somewhat hampering the public’s ability to access key information about one of the… Continue reading #AusOpen App facing teething issues

The romance of Grand Slam radio

The four ‘Grand Slam’ tournaments are the pinnacle of tennis for players – it is where champions are made. The Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon Championships and US Open each year attract the world’s best tennis players, hundreds of thousands of spectators attending each two-week event, millions of television viewers around the world and ever-increasing… Continue reading The romance of Grand Slam radio

Analysis: Seven always in the box seat for tennis rights

As reported by Frost Global, the Seven Network has secured a five-year extension with Tennis Australiato broadcast the Australian Open and AO Series events. While there were no financial details disclosed, reports suggest the new rights deal has a $30 million annual price tag, up from the current $21 million that Seven pays yearly to… Continue reading Analysis: Seven always in the box seat for tennis rights

Game, set and match for Seven

The Seven Network and Tennis Australia today confirmed that Seven will continue to broadcast the Australian Open and AO Series events until 2019 (after their current deal expires at the end of the 2014 Australian Open). By the end of the new deal Seven will have broadcast the Australian Open for 46 years. The new… Continue reading Game, set and match for Seven

Game, Set and Match for Online Sport

Sports fans are hungry for information. In the Australian market there are numerous dedicated sporting websites including www.foxsports.com.au, the newly launched www.onehd.com.au and www.sportal.com.au, just to name a few. Whilst the advertising dollar remains focussed on television and government media regulation for sport continues to leave online policy out of the fold (as seen with… Continue reading Game, Set and Match for Online Sport