Scottish Premier League (SPL) club Hearts will be docked 15 points at the beginning of next season after entering administration, with accountancy firm BDO now taking over the club’s financial affairs.
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.
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.
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.
Mário Figueiredo, president of the Portuguese Liga, has said that the football league will appeal to the European Commission if the country’s media regulator, the ERC, refuses to block a proposed deal for telecommunications company Portugal Telecom to acquire a 25-per-cent stake in Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV.
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.
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.
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.