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DAZN signs $1bn deal to their sport streaming service

DAZN, pronounced “Dazone”, a UK-based sport streaming service has recently announced an exclusive eight-year deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing worth $1 billion. The Netflix and Stan streaming model revolutionised...

New Zealand Rugby signs partnership with VX Sport until 2020

VX Sport, who specialise in collecting athlete’s physical data via wearable devices, will be the official supplier for all NZR national teams including the All Blacks and Black Ferns through to 2020. Recent innovations...

MKTG integrates Telstra Tracker data into AFL LED signage

FAN experience just got a whole lot better, with AFL spectator’s able to view real-time Telstra Tracker player data via in-stadium LED signage. Thanks to the combined efforts of lifestyle marketing and operations...

AFL signs two new sponsorship deals

THE AFL has confirmed Chemist Warehouse as the new official partner for the AFL umpires from round eight through to the end of 2019. Chemist Warehouse is Australia’s largest discount chemist with over 330 stores across...

Quade Cooper to remain in local club rugby

FORMER Queensland Reds and Wallabies playmaker Quade Cooper is expected to continue playing local club rugby if he chooses to stay living in Brisbane. The door has been closed on Cooper at the Queensland Reds with Coach...

Twitter Inks FIFA World Cup deal with SBS

TWITTER and SBS join forces as video makes up more than 50 percent of advertising revenue for Twitter in the first quarter with global video views doubling in the last 12 months. The deal will see the two parties share...

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Matt White Appointed Ten’s Head Of Sport

SPORT presenter Matt White is now  Ten’s Head of Sport, whilst keeping his on-air duties at the network. Whites current duties involve hosting Supercars, Rugby and Australian Formula One Grand Prix and the weekly...

Athletes and Celebrities to be hit with “Fame Tax” 

IN yesterdays federal budget a ‘fame tax’ was announced to make sure high paid athletes and celebrities who licence their image rights under a company or business will pay tax on all the income and non-cash...

AFL take punt on China Market

AROUND 5000 Australian fans are travelling to Shanghai for the May 19 match between Port Adelaide and the Gold Coast Suns. The organisers say another 3000 business people and around 4000 local Chinese will also attend...

New era for Australian Institute of Sport

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is beginning a long overdue process to re-invent itself after years of criticism about athlete performances on the international stage. It is understood the changes will affect...