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Robert Dalton Appointed Acting CEO Of Sport Australia

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Board has appointed Robert Dalton as Acting CEO of Sport Australia for the coming months. Rob, who replaces Kate Palmer after she left the role last week, brings a wealth of...

All Blacks Lose Major Sponsor As AIG Opts Out

American multinational finance and insurance company, AIG, will not renew its deal as the major sponsor of New Zealand Rugby and the All Blacks when the contract ends next year. AIG has been a sponsor of New Zealand...

BHP Delivers ‘Significant’ Investment In New AFLW Deal

The AFL has orchestrated what is believed to be one of the biggest deals in Australian women’s sport, announcing a new three-year partnership with BHP. The deal, which has been created to assist in the development...

Sky NZ Completes Purchase Of Spark’s Streaming Service

Pay-TV broadcaster Sky New Zealand has finalised its purchase of streaming platform Lightbox from telecommunications company Spark for an undisclosed amount. Lightbox, which has around 130,000 users, will now be merged...

Hyundai Set To Part Ways With $6 Million FFA Sponsorship

Football Federation Australia (FFA) could be tasked with finding a new naming rights partner for the A-League if reports of Hyundai ending their 15-year relationship in June comes true. According to the Sydney Morning...

Richmond Appoints Turnstile To Value Sponsorship Rights

2019 AFL Grand Final winners, Richmond Football Club, has appointed the Turnstile agency to value its sponsorship portfolio. Richmond is among the top three clubs in the Australian rules football league by revenue with...

Playa Power Introduces Athlete Workshops In 2020

In January 2020, Ministry of Sport will be partnering with Playa Power to deliver one-day workshops for professional athletes to help develop their personal brand and teach them how to monetise their off-field presence...