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Adidas sold 1 million shoes made out of ocean plastic in 2017

ADIDAS joined Parley for the Oceans back in 2015 to promote awareness for the protection and preservation of our oceans. An estimated eight million metric tons of plastic waste makes its way into the ocean each year and...

Content is king for Manchester City FC

MANCHESTER City FC have won England’s Premier League title this season and in the process have set a record for the longest-ever winning streak at 18 games. In the clubs pursuit to become one of the biggest global...

Seven West Media receives deadline from Tennis Australia.

REPORTS have circled since last week that Seven Network intends to air both Cricket and the Australian Open this summer resulting in a scheduling clash. Tennis Australia has clarified it expects Seven to broadcast the...

Under Armour: How well do you know Steph Curry?

UNDER Armour continue their brand awareness campaign by releasing trivia app with NBA legend Steph Curry. After missing all of April with a left MCL sprain to his knee, Steph Curry is back with Golden State Warriors as...

AFL’s strategic move into the esport space

WITH the success of the eSports Intel Extreme Masters held in Sydney over the weekend and continued growth in popularity and exposure, the AFL have confirmed a strategic joint venture with US based Riot Games. As part...

Women In Sports Coming Together to close the gap

This week eight leagues that include WNBA, National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL), National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL), and...

Nine left with no major sports to broadcast next summer.

Rumours appear to be squashed with Channel Seven refusing to give arch-rival Nine the rights to the Australian Tennis Open in 2019. Seven, of course, pinched the cricket rights away from Nine in a $1.2 billion joint...

Justin Langer named as Australia’s new head coach

Good news for Australian cricket with former Test opener Justin Langer named as the new head coach of the mens team. After the recent ball tampering scandal and the resignation of Darren Lehmann, Langer has the tough...

Facebook move to virtual reality for sports venues

Facebooks F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates this week around its product lineup, including the core Facebook app, Instagram, Oculus, and WhatsApp. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled several...

The rise of esports from tradtional sporting codes

THE worlds best pro gamers will compete against Australia’s finest this weekend in Sydney at the Intel Extreme Masters with $310,000 in prize money on the line. Intel Extreme Masters is the longest running global pro...

Optus secures Premier League rights until 2022

OPTUS has secured the exclusive Australian rights to the English Premier League for another three seasons and have revealed plans to open its sports platform to non-Optus customers. The mobile and broadband...

Parramatta Eels confirms partnership with Amart Furniture

PARRAMATTA Eels Rugby League Club have confirmed Amart Furniture is now a Premier Sponsor of the club with their brand to be displayed on the bottom back of jersey and front of shorts for the next two seasons. Amart...

Gilchrist joins Fox Sports’, Shane Warne to follow?

AFTER securing a $1.2 billion six-year broadcast rights deal earlier in April, the new partners of Cricket Australia have the tedious task of putting together two new commentary teams. Fox announced it has already...