Once the English Premier League’s best-paid executive, former Manchester United and Chelsea CEO Peter Kenyon is now looking to mine value from rugby union. He talks to Kevin Roberts about the opportunities in both footballing codes.
Audience ratings and trends for major events in 2014-15 including the Fifa World Cup, Winter Olympics, Tour de France and more, with data from Eurodata TV Worldwide.The Fifa World Cup 2014 generated the largest average audience for a major international sports event (as opposed to domestic leagues and competitions) in four of the five major European markets in 2014-15.
World Rugby has today (Tuesday) announced that Romania and Spain have entered appeals against the sanctions handed out for rule-breaking during the controversial European qualification tournament for the 2019 World Cup, punishments which saw the former nation removed from next year’s event in Japan.
As more and more streaming services come to market, industry research suggests sharp resistance to consumers carrying more than three each, heightening the race for customer acquisition. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.
The telecommunication company’s 2019 rebrand saw it move toward a focus on community and social engagement, something it is intending to carry through into its lead partnerships of all four UK football associations.
NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans. Frank Dunne speaks with representatives from some of the service's major stakeholders on how Game Pass fits into the league’s global media-rights strategy.