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Lacoste and French Open continue deal since 1971

French sportswear and fashion brand Lacoste, has renewed its partnership with the French Open grand slam tennis tournament. The new long-term deal will see Lacoste partner with the French Tennis Federation (FFT) until...

High school esports startup secures $15 million in funding

PlayVS, A high school esports startup has raised $15 million to help introduce esports programs across the United States. The investments were gained in a Series A funding round led by New Enterprise Associates, a...

Sport Technology in Australia and New Zealand to be rewarded

The inaugural Australia & New Zealand Sports Technology Awards (ANZSTA) will be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre on August 9 this year. The awards celebrate excellence and innovation from Australia and New...

Amazon secures streaming rights for English Premier League

Amazon has just inked a deal with English Premier League to broadcast live and exclusive Premier League matches and weekly highlights packages on Prime Video in the UK at no extra cost to a Prime membership. Amazon...

Audience figures from State of Origin game one

Round one of the 2018 State of Origin between the New South Wales Blues and Queensland Maroons achieved 2.353m viewers across the five metro cities. This figure has increased from last years 2.348m, with Sydney...

Canterbury Apparel signs two-year deal with World Rugby

Sports apparel company Canterbury has signed a two-year deal with World Rugby for next year’s World Cup in Japan. The deal will see Canterbury become the supplier for the World Rugby U20 Championship, elite 15s and...

Sandals Resort becomes major sponsor for Cricket West Indies

Sandals Resorts will become the new principal sponsor for the West Indies cricket team. The new deal will see Sandals cover all upcoming tours, including the team’s campaign at the 2019 World Cup, until the end of 2020...

AFL to play Fourth Annual Pride Match at Etihad Stadium

Pride Cup Australia’s fourth annual AFL pride match will be played at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night between Sydney and St Kilda. We Are Pride Cup campaign launched on Wednesday morning at AFL House with the intention...

Australian Diamonds Assistant Coach Resigns

Margaret Caldow has chosen not to seek reappointment as the Australian Diamonds assistant coach for the 2018/19 netball season. Caldow was a former Diamond goal attacker captaining Australia for eight years during an...

Cricket Australia looking for new CEO after resignation

After 17-years at the top, James Sutherland has resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Cricket Australia (CA) giving 12 months notice. Sutherland announced the move at a media conference in Melbourne, following the...