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Nine and FOX Sports team up for Australian Masters

August 11, 2009

Further to the breaking news last night. The Australian Masters announced today a multi-year broadcast partnership with the Nine Network and FOX SPORTS. In 2009, Nine will broadcast live coverage from Kingston Heath Golf Club on each of the four days with FOX SPORTS also providing live coverage on pay television. Nine will also incorporate […]

Nine wins Australian Masters Golf rights

August 10, 2009

Nine have won the rights to televise the Australian Masters Golf this year which will feature Tiger Woods, whatsonthetube reports.

Melbourne Storm star arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

August 10, 2009

Melbourne Storm rugby league player Greg Inglis has been arrested over an alleged assault of his girlfriend. Inglis was arrested at his western suburbs home today and questioned by police over an attack on his partner, which left her with a black eye. Inglis was later questioned by police and charged with recklessly causing injury […]

Soccer coverage expands on FOX Sports

August 10, 2009

Soccer coverage will increase significantly on FOX Sports over the coming year, the network has announced. Around 650 outside broadcasts of soccer matches will be arranged by the network. Hyundai, Optus, Schweppes (Solo), Carlsberg, Hungry Jacks, Mitre 10 and TAB Sportsbet have signed up as sponsors or advertisers during the broadcast of English Premier League […]

Seven and Nine to team for AFL rights? Surely not…

August 9, 2009

An interesting tidbit in the Sunday Telegraph today from Ros Reines intimating that Seven and Nine will be teaming up for the new AFL rights contract, which is expected to fetch $1b plus. Reines says that Ten will be left out in the cold. Knowfirst would think that hell would freeze over before Seven and […]

Triple M regains AFL rights

July 31, 2009

3MMM Melbourne has renewed their AFL broadcasting rights for 2 more years. Melbourne Austereo General Manager Ben Amarfio says he is thrilled with the extension of the broadcast deal: “We have secured an extension of the right to call AFL matches over the next few seasons into Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Brisbane. With the introduction […]

Party drugs at centre of Queensland State of Origin claims

July 24, 2009

Queensland State of Origin players dabbled in home-made party drugs in the lead-up to the final game at Suncorp Stadium last week, News Limited reports today. Red Bull and Stillnox are believed to be at the centre of the claims. Coach Mal Meninga was incensed by the lax attitude of his charges in the week […]