Martin Ross

The United Arab Emirates is to stage this season’s Fifa Club World Cup in early 2022 after Japan withdrew as host due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

World Table Tennis, the commercial arm of the International Table Tennis Federation, has appointed The Sports Consultancy to help secure hosts for its to Grand Smash, Cup Finals and Champions events

The IMG agency has recruited experienced broadcast production executive Jo Ormston to the newly-created role of director of business development for its global production business

Absent a broadcast deal in the region, Lega Serie A has opted to continue broadcasting matches on YouTube free of charge in the Middle East and North Africa, but will also grant a “non-exclusive one-month e…

The recent investment in Spring Media and its merger with Future Sports Agency will allow the Stockholm-based sports marketing agency to take “bigger bets on rights”, according to chief executive Tobias Osm…

The Badminton World Federation has announced a one-year extension with HSBC, its Principal Global Partner and title sponsor of the BWF World Tour

Uefa and its appointed agency Team Marketing are inviting bids for licensing rights to the Uefa Champions League in the cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and fan token space, including the opportunity…

The effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and DAZN’s swoop for global broadcast rights to the Uefa Women’s Champions League for four seasons has led the Spring Media agency to seek a new business model for its…

Fifa has warned that it will “adopt a new commercial positioning in gaming and esports” in the wake of thus far unsuccessful renewal negotiations with incumbent licensing partner EA Sports.

Infront has submitted a proposal to Lega Serie A and its clubs that involves the payment of any shortfall in international media rights revenues during the current 2021-24 cycle and the agency becoming…

The Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) remains at odds with Tunisian public broadcaster Télévision Tunisienne over outstanding rights payments during the 2020-21 season.

Bidding for domestic broadcast rights to France’s national team matches from 2022 to 2028 has gone to a second round, it has been reported.