Mexico is set to return to the Formula One calendar for the first time in 23 years after it was announced that a five-year deal has been agreed for a round of the motor-racing series to be staged in Mexico City from 2015.
UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB has extended its wholesale agreement for its Sky Sports channels with telecommunications company TalkTalk, while its Sky Sports News channel will undergo a relaunch.
South Korean Olympic Committee president Kim Jung-haeng has taken on interim leadership of the PyeongChang 2018 winter Olympic Games organising committee following the departure of Kim Jin-sun earlier this week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill which will introduce a law banning advertising on pay-television broadcasters, a development which could have implications for the sports rights market in the country.
Football Federation Australia has reached an agreement for telecommunications company Telstra to be the front-of-shirt sponsor when its A-League All Stars play Italian Serie A champion Juventus at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium on August 10.
UCI World Tour cycling squad Team Belkin has secured its long-term future with the Dutch national lottery and retail company BrandLoyalty set to agree deals to sponsor the team, according to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.