Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

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 […]

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 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, […]

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 […]

The Socceroos victory over Iraq at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night not only saw the national soccer team qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but also delivered record ratings for Fox Sports and Foxtel. According to overnight ratings, 549,000 viewers who tuned into Fox Sports’ coverage on Foxtel, making the broadcast the third most […]

SBS‘s fantastic Tour de France for the last three weeks has averaged around 200,000+ viewers each evening. Since Thursday night as the Tour reached a crescendo in the Alps viewers tuned in droves with 456,000 viewers watching Stage 18 and Stage 19 scoring a then record 604,000 viewers for the multicultural broadcaster’s Tour de France coverage. Last night’s […]

SBS’s coverage of 3,430.50km of the most gruelling cycling event in the world, the Tour de France is now only hours away. As SBS countdowns to its 21st year covering the event, Australian cycling fans will be able to immerse themselves in Tour de France coverage for the next three week as the government broadcaster […]

In the lead up to the announcement of the new 2012-2016 television rights deal for the AFL, we are pleased to publish for the first time an original FrostGlobal article from 2006 examining the history and state of AFL broadcasting rights following the announcement of the 2007-2011 rights deal.

SBS today announced it has extended its Tour de France broadcast contract with Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) until 2017. This also includes SBS continuing to be the official  online and mobile delivery provider until 2017. SBS Director of Content, Matt Campbell said, “2010 marks SBS’s 20th anniversary for its Tour de France coverage so […]