SportBusiness Staff

Host broadcaster CBS’ coverage of the US PGA Championships recorded disappointing ratings, dropping nearly 40 percent on the previous year due principally to Tiger Woods’ inability to trouble the leaderboard.

Media group Kirch has given into increasing protests and agreed to change its scheduling of the soccer highlights programme to the German Bundesliga after ratings for the show dropped remarkably in its newly allotted later time slot.

Scottish Premier League soccer champions Celtic has struck a deal with online broadcasting specialist Servecast

NFL team the Arizona Cardinals has taken on a new payroll and employee management system.

Dutch-based company Support in Sport has been contracted to re-turf the pitch in the Delle Alpi Stadium, the home of Juventus and Torino this month.

Atlanta will host the PGA Championships for the fourth time in 2011 after hosting it in 1976, 1981 and this year.

UK satellite channel SKY Sports has been awarded live rights to the US Open, the world's richest grand slam tennis event, for the next four years.

Shares in Premier League soccer club Leicester City rose sharply this morning after the club confirmed it had received a takeover offer from former director Gilbert Kinch. Shares in the club rose 6.5p to 55p in early trading, valuing the club at £20.9m ($29.4m).

Leeds United soccer club has launched its own web channel which will allow fans to download packages and goals from every Premiership game they play in.

International sports management firm IMG has gained the rights to license TopGolf, the new golf practice and leisure facility run by UK-based World Golf Systems.

Boxing fans will have to wait until October to see former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson in a boxing ring, despite a previous announcement this week stating that the renowned boxer would fight in September.

Kenyan cricket chiefs have asked the sport's world governing body for more international matches following the recent West Indies tour of the country.