SBS's broadcast schedule for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil includes every match of the world's biggest single sporting event LIVE and EXCLUSIVE across all platforms.
All matches are live on SBS ONE and SBS HD, with the only exceptions being the concurrent group stage matches that will be broadcast live on SBS 2 and then replayed on SBS ONE immediately afterwards. All matches will also be streamed online.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off with the opening match between Brazil and Croatia at 5:00am AEST on Friday 13 June live on SBS ONE.
Australia's FIFA World Cup campaign begins against Chile at 7:30am AEST on Saturday 14 June live on SBS ONE. The Socceroos' tournament continues against Netherlands at 1:30am AEST on Thursday 19 June live on SBS ONE, and Spain at 1:30am AEST on Tuesday 24 June live on SBS ONE.
The FIFA World Cup Show, hosted by Les Murray and Craig Foster live from Rio de Janeiro, will air every night from Thursday 12 June at 9:30pm AEST on SBS 2 and will feature match highlights and analysis as well as interviews, features and the latest news.
Ken Shipp, Head of Sport at SBS said: "The countdown to the World Cup of a lifetime in Brazil, football's spiritual heartland, has well and truly begun. For the 2014 FIFA World Cup SBS will be providing more content across more platforms than ever before, making it our biggest World Cup yet."
SBS will stream all 64 2014 FIFA World Cup matches live online on The World Game website, with interactive multi-streams, enabling users to watch the match from six different angles, and up to four simultaneously. It will also feature full match replays and multi-angle replay functionality.
The World Game apps will also provide live mobile streams and interactive functionality of every match across iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
SBS Radio will broadcast every match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup as well, using two dedicated radio stations. Featuring commentary in two languages for every match, SBS will be broadcasting in more languages than ever before, and the most languages from a single broadcaster in the history of the FIFA World Cup.
SBS Radio's coverage will be hosted across digital radio stations SBS Radio 3 (LOTE) and SBS Radio 4 (English), with Socceroos' matches also being simulcast across the analogue SBS Radio 1 and SBS Radio 2.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is live and exclusive on SBS from Friday 13 June to Monday 14 July.