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SANFL Signs Three-Year Deal With KIA

The South Australian National Football League (SANFL) has signed a new three-year partnership with South Korean car manufacturer KIA starting in 2020. Each year, SANFL’s Community Football and Game Development teams...

NBL And Looney Tunes Partner In World Exclusive

Looney Tunes characters will be featured on a sports uniform for the first time thanks to an exclusive collaboration between First-Ever, the National Basketball League (NBL) and Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The...

Adelaide Crows Reveal Plans For New $65m Headquarters

After almost three decades based at West Lakes, the Adelaide Crows have unveiled plans for a $65 million training and administration base at North Adelaide. The AFL club presented the designs of their sporting and...

Queensland State Government Approves 2032 Olympic Games Bid

The Queensland Government is to back a Brisbane-based bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games, with the State Cabinet signing off on the plan this morning. Advising that an official bid would be launched if the Federal...

FFA Appoints James Johnson As New Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Football Federation Australia (FFA) has appointed football executive and former youth international, James Johnson, as its new Chief Executive, replacing the outgoing David Gallop. Most recently the Senior...

Brisbane Lions Record First Profit In 12 Years

The Brisbane Lions have recorded their first profit since 2007, with $648,618 profit, as outlined in the club’s 2019 financial report. After appearing in their first AFL Finals Series in a decade, the Lions recorded a...

Nascar Announces New Sponsorship Program And Series Name

The US stock car racing series, Nascar, is set to become the Nascar Cup Series, with a new premium partnership program featuring Busch Beer, Coca-Cola, Geico and Xfinity from 2020. The move comes after Nascar announced...

Seven And Optus Partner To Stream Tokyo 2020 In 4K Ultra HD

The Seven Network has announced plans to work with Optus to develop an exclusive Fetch channel, featuring Seven’s coverage of Tokyo 2020 in 4K Ultra HD, for Optus 5G Home customers. The channel will deliver unmatched...

Bundesliga Working On Mobile Orientated Vertical Broadcasts

The German Football League (DFL) is working on the implementation of 9:16 aspect ratio formatting broadcasts for social media vertical viewing, after successfully trialling the view in a live Bundesliga match. Audiences...

UEFA Women’s Champions League To Centralise Media Rights

UEFA has announced it will centralise all broadcast rights for the Women’s Champions League from the group stage onwards, in a move set to increase visibility of the entire competition. Previously, only the final of the...

Western Australia Latest State To Support World Cup 2023 Bid

Western Australian Premier, Mark McGowan, has announced the state’s support of Australia’s FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 bid, becoming the fifth Australian state to support Football Federation Australia (FFA)’s bid. The...