STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - NOVEMBER 10: General view ahead of the 2017 SAP NHL Global Series match between Ottawa Senators and Colorado Avalanche at Ericsson Globe on November 10, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Nils Petter Nilsson/Ombrello/Getty Images)
Fifty games moved to afternoons so they can be broadcast in primetime on continent
Approximately 30 per cent of NHL players come from overseas
A new seven-year rights deal with the National Hockey League showcases the Walt Disney Co.'s heightened corporate priority on streaming, with ESPN+ and Hulu each playing crucial roles in the agreement and its planned distribution of games. SportBusiness' US editor Eric Fisher reports.
Sportway, the automated production and live streaming firm, has added the Czech Ice Hockey Association as its latest client in the first step of its international expansion outside of the Nordic markets
Brighton & Hove Albion chief executive Paul Barber talks about the commercial philosophy that links his time working for the Football Association, the Vancouver Whitecaps in Major League Soccer and now the Premier League club. Ben Cronin reports.
Ahead of the start of the inaugural season of the Racing League, SportBusiness looks at how the new competition is looking to achieve "positive disruption" in the UK horse racing market, as well as reduce the sport's dependency on the Horse Racing Betting Levy. Matthew Williams reports.
The Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) plans to become Europe’s number one streaming service. If successful, its Viaplay OTT brand could soon be as ubiquitous as Sky or ESPN. But scaling in Europe on a market-by-market basis is an expensive and highly risky strategy.
Vanessa Martin Randin, senior manager, media relations and communications at the FEI, explains how innovative digital campaigns are at the heart of evolving commercial opportunities for the International Federation.
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