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Boxing Promoter secures lucrative streaming deal with ESPN+

Nevada-based boxing promotion company Top Rank has extended their current deal with sports channel network ESPN for a further seven years. The new agreement will see ESPN provide live coverage of 54 boxing events per...

Is Apple about to step into the sports streaming race?

As media moguls fight for supremacy in the ever-growing online streaming industry, there are reports that Apple may well be about to enter the sports streaming race.  Reports suggest Apple will be spending more than $1...

Canada’s first esports stadium to open in Vancouver

Vancouver-based Myesports Ventures Ltd., today announced plans to build Canada’s first esports stadium to open in 2019. ‘The Gaming Stadium’, is the areas first stadium created specifically for esports and will be built...

Piper-Heidsieck marks first major deal in professional sport

The Australian Open grand slam tennis tournament has secured Premium French brand Piper-Heidsieck as their official Champagne Partner. As part of the three-year deal to start in 2019, Piper-Heidsieck will construct a...

Interview: Minister for Sport, Hon Bridget Mckenzie

The Federal Government released ‘Sport 2030’ in Canberra yesterday as their national sporting plan for the next 12-years. Some key highlights included: The Australian Sports Commission will now be known as...

Van Heusen steps into the Octagon with new deal

Van Heusen formalwear brand has signed a first of its kind deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).  The length of the deal was not disclosed, however, Van Heusen’s menswear range will be made available to...

40-year partnership extended to support women’s team

St.George Bank has extended their major partnership to the Dragons’ inaugural NRL Women’s Premiership team. St.George Bank currently has one of the longest standing partnerships in Australian sporting...

Minister for Sport announces Australia’s 2030 sport plan

The Australian Government recognises that Australia and the role of sport and physical activity in society have changed and to address this change the Minister for Sport, the Hon Bridget Mckenzie, has released the 2030...

NBA makes history in major sports deal

The National Basketball Association (NBA) makes history in America, becoming the first major US sports league to secure a deal with a sports betting operator. The NBA has brokered a multi-year partnership with...

St Kilda under construction for inaugural AFLW season

St Kilda’s spiritual home in Moorabbin is currently undergoing a makeover in preparation for St Kilda’s AFLW team. Stage one of the redevelopment is expected to be finished in November which will include the...

Visa extends 32-year partnership with Olympics

The International Olympic Committee extends 32-year partnership with Visa. Visa first signed up the highest tier of the IOC’s sponsorship programme in 1986 and the new deal will see the partnership extended to 2032...

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...

NFL break new ground in partnership with snapchat

The National Football League (NFL) and Snapchat have extended their content partnership for the 2018 -19 seasons, becoming the first league to launch on snapchat’s ‘Discover’ platform. Snapchat Live...