Broadcast Guide: 2015 Cricket World Cup

The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup begins this Saturday with co-hosts New Zealand taking on Sri Lanka in Christchurch. Later on Saturday the tournament gets underway in Australia with the Aussies lining up against the old enemy England at the mighty Melbourne Cricket Ground. The tournament will see 14 teams play a total of 49… Continue reading Broadcast Guide: 2015 Cricket World Cup

No Australian TV broadcaster for Australia v India World Cup warm-up match

While the 2015 World Cup is only 6 days away, Australian fans have been dealt a blow with no Australian TV broadcaster covering the first World Cup warm-up match between co-hosts Australia and defending champions India. FOUR! What a start from Warner first ball! No TV coverage in Aus unfortunately so follow the match live… Continue reading No Australian TV broadcaster for Australia v India World Cup warm-up match

CLT20 without an Australian TV broadcaster

The Champions League Twenty20 tournament began in India overnight with qualifying matches taking place to decide the last spots in the main draw. The T20 tournament pits the best T20 teams from around the world against each other with the tournament proper beginning on Thursday.Australian teams have previously won the tournament on two occasions. A… Continue reading CLT20 without an Australian TV broadcaster

Qantas takes off with Sky News

A staple on Qantas services over many years has been the Nine Network’s Qantas inflight news bulletin. However the days of hearing the Nine News theme on a Qantas jetliner will soon be coming to an end. The Australian flag carrier has joined forces with Foxtel, SKY NEWS, FOX SPORTS and the Multi Channel Network… Continue reading Qantas takes off with Sky News

ECB finds an Australian broadcaster for India’s tour of England

A few weeks ago we wrote about the lack of an Australian broadcaster for the 2014 English Summer of Cricket (Broadcast blackspot over Australia for England’s Summer of Cricket). We said that the ECB needed to make its product available to Australian audiences in non-Ashes yearsto ensure that the second or third biggest cricket market… Continue reading ECB finds an Australian broadcaster for India’s tour of England

Broadcast blackspot over Australia for England’s summer of cricket

Screenshot from Fox Sports' LIVE coverage of the WI v NZ Test Series

ESPNCricinfo’s live score service showed (at the time of writing) that England were 70/2 after 17.1 overs on the 1st day of the First Test Match against Sri Lanka at Lords. Unfortunately for cricket fans in Australia this is the only way to follow the English team this Australian winter, as the England and Wales… Continue reading Broadcast blackspot over Australia for England’s summer of cricket

Grand Slam Tennis on Seven

The most famous of all tennis grand slams the Wimbledon Championships returns to Channel Seven and 7TWO from Monday 23 June 2014. Seven’s LIVE coverage kicks off at 8:30pm (AEST) on 7TWO before switching to Channel Seven later in the evening. Seven’s coverage will be hosted by Todd Woodbridge, with expert commentary from three-time Wimbledon… Continue reading Grand Slam Tennis on Seven

The quest for the green jacket begins…

The golfing world is focussed this week on the famed Augusta National Golf Course for the US Masters. The quest to find the next wearer of the green jacket is almost here, with TV coverage beginning in the early hours on Friday morning Australian time. For the first time, Australian viewers will enjoy LIVE and… Continue reading The quest for the green jacket begins…

#Openingseries in Sydney…spectacular

On 13 June 2013 the NSW Government announced that Sydney had won the rights to host the #Openingseries of Major League Baseball (MLB) in 2014 this would be the first time that such a match would be held in Australia. The #Openingseries of the MLB, which is one of the biggest sporting competitions in… Continue reading #Openingseries in Sydney…spectacular

The motorsport broadcast market revs up…

As the start of the 2014 MotoGP season begins this weekend in Qatar, FOX Sports has announced (as reported by TV Tonight) that it will once again be broadcasting the top flight of two-wheel racing after signing a sub-licensing deal with the TEN Network. This deal follows hot on the heals of FOX Sports signing… Continue reading The motorsport broadcast market revs up…