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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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...

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 bid campaign released

Rugby Australia has announced the Newcastle and Hunter region as their desired location ahead of its 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup bid. Under the plan, the Newcastle and Hunter region will host the world’s showpiece...

Lebron James to host talk show

American pay television network HBO confirms NBA star Lebron James will host a talk show with celebrity and sporting guests. Produced by the National Basketball Association (NBA) star’s Uninterrupted digital video...

Formula 1 launch education series for business executives

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in partnership with Formula 1, launch F1 Extreme Innovation Series. The education series will be held at select Formula 1 race days and teach executives about technology...