Ministry of Sport

NRL becomes the most watched sport in Australia this season

Heading into the back end of the NRL finals, the game has announced staggering figures solidifying the sport as the most watched in Australia this season. The most successful Telstra Premiership season in...

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New Zealand franchise to join the Australian Baseball League

Baseball New Zealand will officially join the Australian Baseball League (ABL) as the ‘Auckland Tuatara’. Tuatara are reptiles endemic to New Zealand and is the country’s oldest surviving species. Former Major...

WSL returns to NIAS Indonesia after 20-year hiatus

After an almost 20-year hiatus, The World Surf League (WSL) has arrived back on the beautiful Indonesian Island of Nias for the Nias Pro Men’s and Women’s Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 event. It was the year 2000 that...

Holden and Sharni Layton a driving force for girls in sport

In an effort to inspire girls of all ages to give sport a go and realise their sporting potential, star netballer Sharni Layton in partnership with Holden Australia, is calling on sporting clubs across Australia to...

Sydney Kings now under new ownership structure

The Sydney Kings today announced a new ownership structure that sets up the club for an exciting era amid the growth surge of Australian basketball. The new structure will see Total Sport and Entertainment (TSE) assume...

La Liga looks to profit from the global football pie

La Liga’s organizing body announced on Thursday that it plans to hold regular season Spanish top-flight games in the United States in the future. European clubs and leagues have increased their presence in the United...

The Tiger Woods effect has an impact on TV ratings

The Tiger Woods effect takes centre stage during the final round of the 2018 PGA Championship on Sunday, with TV viewership ratings up 73% from last year. According to American television network CBC, the number of...

The NBL scores new broadcast deal with Nine

Channel Nine has given new life to the upcoming NBL season in Australia, signing a three-year deal to become the competition’s official broadcast partner. Two games per round will be broadcast free to air from October...

NBA Dallas Mavericks sign first female in coaching position

In a progressive move by the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Jenny Boucek has been signed as an assistant coach. Jenny is the first woman to hold a coaching position with the franchise in its 38-year history and just the third...

Mike Tyson heading to India to promote MMA startup

Former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson will head to India in September to promote Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) startup, Kumite 1 League. Kumite 1 League is the first global team mixed martial arts league, marking the...

Mark Burnett, Kevin Hart, Tony Robbins Invest in MMA Startup

A new Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competition has emerged after receiving a $28 million equity investment from a group that includes MGM Television chief Mark Burnett, actor-entrepreneur Kevin Hart, and self-help guru Tony...