Fox Sports News (Australia)

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Fox Sports News
Fox Sports News Australia Logo.png
Launched 1 October 2006
Owned by Fox Sports Pty Ltd.
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 0.1% (Nov '15, [1])
Country Australia
Language English
Headquarters Artarmon, New South Wales
Sister channel(s) Fox Sports
Fox Footy
Foxtel Channel 500 (SD/HD)
Channel 1500 (SD)
Foxtel Channel 500 (SD/HD)
Channel 1500 (SD)
Foxtel Play Channel 500
Telstra T-Box Channel 500

Fox Sports News is an Australian cable and satellite sports news channel, owned by Fox Sports Pty Limited (formerly Premier Media Group) and is the sister channel of Fox Sports.

Fox Sports News launched on 1 October 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.[2]

On 3 November 2014, Fox Sports News launched a HD simulcast. In addition, it moved from channel 513 to channel 500[3][4]

You can watch Fox Sports News at the website and click on "24/7 Live News" free of charge.


  • AFL Today: Sarah Jones reviews the overnight AFL action and previews the upcoming day's matches with some of the biggest names in footy.
  • AFL Tonight: A comprehensive look at the day in the AFL. Big name guests, opinion and breaking news from chief reporter Jake Niall.
  • FOX Sports News: Brush up on the day's sporting developments and discover the events that will dominate tomorrow's headlines.
  • Full Time: Your complete wrap of the day in Australian and world sport. A comprehensive review, featuring action and reaction from the day's big sporting events, plus a look ahead to what's making the back pages around the country.
  • Gameday: Sarah Jones brings you all the overnight sporting highlights plus we preview all the weekend action across Australia.
  • Globetrotters: A one-stop shop for international sports fans with results, news and analysis from around the globe.
  • NRL Today: A review of all the overnight NRL action plus previews of the upcoming day's matches with some of the biggest names in league.
  • NRL Tonight: A comprehensive look at the day in the NRL. Big name guests, opinion and breaking news from chief reporter James Hooper.
  • Rush Hour: Ben Way and Pat Stack bring you all the overnight highlights from around the world of sport, plus they'll be joined by big name guests from all of Australia's major sporting codes.
  • Score Centre: Whatever your code, FSN has got you covered with a fast paced look at all the highlights and reaction from around Australia.
  • Sports Express: A quick round-up of the day's dominant stories for the sports fan on the move.


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  2. ^ "Fox Sports unveils fresh new look, leading technology ahead of exciting winter season The Cou". The Courier Mail. 6 March 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Knox, David (3 September 2014). "FOX Sports adding two more channels". TV Tonight. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Mark@ (3 September 2014). "BEST YEAR EVER IN 2015 DEMANDS SEVEN HIGH DEFINITION FOX SPORTS CHANNELS". KnowFirst. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

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