Fox Sports News launched on October 1, 2006. The channel runs live for 19 hours a day, broadcasting sports news. Initially, for 6 hours a day (midnight - 6am AEST) the channel would broadcast Sky Sports News live from the UK, similar to the set-up of Australian News channel Sky News Australia. Now this timeslot is occupied by Fox Sports News Overnight which runs a loop of the news of the day beginning at 1am AEST.
On 5 March 2013 at Fox Sports new headquarters launch in Artarmon, New South Wales, among the announcements relating to Fox Sports was the new logo of Fox Sports and Fox Sports News which is in line with its global affiliate broadcasters.