Date: October 18, 2011
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ONE World Sports to show Open in United States

ONE World Sports, the leading Asia-Pacific focused sports network in the U.S., will air up to 20 hours of the 2011 Emirates Australian Open live on November 10, 11, 12 and 13 in North America. This year s event features a star-studded line-up including Tiger Woods, Australia s two-time major runner-up, Jason Day, and top-ranked Americans Dustin Johnson, Fred Couples, Matt Kuchar, Nick Watney, Hunter Mahan and Bubba Watson, as well as defending champion Geoff Ogilvy. The $1.5 million USD Emirates Australian Open is co-sanctioned by OneAsia, a professional tournament destination for elite golfers across Asia-Pacific, and the PGA Tour of Australasia. ONE World Sports will present all four days of the Emirates Australian Open live beginning at 8 p.m. EST, with daily highlights at 7 p.m. EST prior to the next day s live coverage. Tiger Woods returning to his last tournament victory adds an exciting element to our coverage of the 2011 Emirates Australian Open, said Preston Bornman, Chief Operating Officer, One Media Corp., parent company of One World Sports. I expect this year s Australian Open to be a hit with our viewers. Asia-Pacific has some of the best golf tournaments and players in the world, and we are pleased that the Emirates Australian Open, one of the region s top golf events, is being showcased live on ONE World Sports, said Mark Hardess, President, ASEAN and Australia, World Sport Group. This year s field will no doubt provide American viewers and fans with some very exciting action. The 2011 Emirates Australian Open will be played at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney. The 20 hours of live coverage of the Emirates Australian Open and other great sports from Asia are broadcast exclusively on ONE World Sports, which is available on DISH Network. The Emirates Australian Open will be broadcast in Australia on Network TEN, across Asia on ESPN Star Sports, in Europe on Bloomberg Television and across Africa on SuperSport. It will also be broadcast in Korea on SBS and in Japan on Jupiter Golf Channel. World Sport Group, Asia s leading sports marketing, media and event management company, manages the television distribution for the event.