New Zealand public-service broadcaster TVNZ has confirmed a partnership with the Coliseum Sports Media company to acquire rights to English Premier League football for the three seasons from 2013-14 to 2015-16.
NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) lacrosse championships in North America have suffered a 42 per cent decline in attendance over the last five years, despite setting participation records.
Jeff Browne, the managing director of Australian commercial broadcaster Nine, said that he expects the International Olympic Committee to sell rights in the country to the 2016, 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games as a package.
There has been a significant increase in the amount of time British sports fans spend consuming sport, according to a report produced by Perform in conjunction with Kantar Media Sport and TV Sports Markets.
Liberty Global-owned broadcaster Chello Central Europe has renewed rights for Russian ice hockey league the Kontinental Hockey League in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia for the next three years, from 2013-14 to 2015-16.
Canadian Tire Corporation and Senators Sports & Entertainment, owners of the NHL's Ottawa Senators, have announced a strategic partnership that will result in the renaming of the team’s home arena to Canadian Tire Centre.
If anyone is in any doubt that basketball is a global sport with ambitions to match then a visit to its new headquarters will soon put them right. A glance round the scene at the building’s grand opening and the roll call of the great and good in attendance show very clearly that basketball is a force to be reckoned with.