SportBusiness International Newswire

Date: 
20 August 2014

An investment group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin has struck a deal to acquire a “substantial” minority stake in the New York Islanders that will increase to a controlling shareholding in the National Hockey League franchise in two years’ time.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Combat sport discipline sambo has been added to the sports programme of the inaugural European Games in Baku next year.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    The Spanish province of Malaga has been awarded the hosting rights to the opening stages of the 2015 Vuelta a España cycling race.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    The International World Games Association (IWGA) has announced that men’s floorball, women’s lacrosse and combat sport Muay Thai will all feature for the first time at the 10th edition of the World Games multi-sport event in 2017.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    The World Rallycross Championship has announced that Finland will not be included as a round in its 2015 calendar due to a congested race schedule.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    French hotel operator Accor has become a new sponsor of the French Football Federation in a deal that will run through to June 30, 2018.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    The TV Media Sport agency has secured the television distribution rights for the 2014-15 season of Serie A, the top division of Italian football, across sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Swedish commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV4 has acquired rights for various American football events in the country over the next two years.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    The Court of Appeal in Paris will hear the appeals of the Ligue Nationale de Rugby and pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus over the decision to suspend their rights deal for the Top 14 rugby union league on September 4.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    English Premiership rugby union team London Irish has entered into a marketing partnership with Irish pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    The Spanish Football League (LFP) has broadened the reach of its online channel, La Liga TV, by making it available to mobile devices.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Horacio Muratore has been elected as the new president of the International Basketball Federation (Fiba).

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Australian A-League football team Adelaide United has announced a two-year extension to its shirt sponsorship deal with recycling and waste management company Veolia.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) and the country’s four regions have struck an agreement to secure dual contracts for top players to end months of negotiations.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Eric Grubman, executive vice-president of American football league the NFL, has been handed a specific remit of returning a team to the Los Angeles area, according to the Los Angeles Times.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Uefa president Michel Platini has said Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations have served to reduce the cumulative losses of Europe’s top clubs by more than 50 per cent, adding that European football’s governing body will hold a meeting to discuss the current situation in Russia and Ukraine on September 18.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    German Bundesliga top-tier football club Augsburg has extended its partnerships with local energy company Stadtwerke Augsburg (SWA) and car parts supplier Reinhard Kastner.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Irish pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports has agreed a four-year rights deal with the Football Association of Ireland which includes exclusive live rights to the national team’s home friendly games.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    The IMG agency has acquired exclusive international media rights for events operated by Concacaf, the governing body of football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Consumer electronics company Micromax has secured the title sponsorship rights for international and domestic cricket that will take place in India over the next year.

  • Date: 
    29 August 2014

    Italian Lega Basket Serie A top-tier basketball team Pallacanestro Varese has agreed a deal for national employment agency Openjobmetis to become its new main sponsor.

Pages