Fox Sports News (Australia)

Fox Sports News
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
Fetch TV Channel 101

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.



Occasional presenters

Former Presenters


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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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