Israel

Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, a member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling family, has completed the purchase of a 50-per-cent stake in Israeli Premier League team Beitar Jerusalem. 

Simon Chadwick, director of the Centre for the Eurasian Sport Industry at the EM Lyon Business School, explores the role sport could play in the normalisation of relations between Israel and the Arab Gulf nations.

Israel-based automated highlights company WSC Sports has reached an agreement with the Israeli Professional Football Leagues to provide real-time video content

Automated sports video production company Pixellot has signed a deal with the Israeli Basketball Association (IBBA) to produce and distribute live games and additional content across the body’s media p…

Israeli pay-television broadcaster The Sports Channel has renewed its rights to the National Basketball Association until the end of the 2025-26 season

Automated sports video production company Pixellot has announced the completion of a new $16m (€14.3

Poland’s Ekstraklasa has struck broadcast deals in some key European markets as the league continues its preparations to return to action on May 29 following the Covid-19 shutdown.

Israel-based Bank Hapoalim B.M. (BHBM) and its Swiss subsidiary, Hapoalim Ltd, have agreed to forfeit $20.7m (€18.9m) and pay a fine of $9.3

Israel is to host its first-ever World Championships in any gymnastics discipline after being chosen to stage the 2024 Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships

The Infront agency has acquired a stake in the AI-based video tracking and analytics company, Videocites, and will introduce the firm’s technology to its rights clients.

Movez, an Israeli start-up company that is launching a mobile app for football skills, has become the latest company in which the German Football League (DFL) has acquired shares

Israel Cycling Academy (ICA) has signed up not for-profit organisation Start-Up Nation Central as a title sponsor ahead of its debut season on the UCI World Tour in 2020

Tel Aviv-based sports analytics start up Track160 has raised $5m (£3.9m/€4.5m) in Series A funding as it seeks to grow its development team and expand into new territories. 

Swiss apparel brand Katusha Sports has confirmed it will continue to back the men’s UCI WorldTour cycling team of which it was previously the title sponsor and manager, and will become the co-title sponsor o…

Israel-based WSC Sports, a provider of artificial intelligence-supported sports video highlights, has raised $23m (£18.9m/€20.5m) in Series C funding, the latest marker in the company's continued growth.

GBI Racing, a joint venture between UK pay-television broadcasters Racing UK and At The Races, has agreed a £4.9m (€5.5m/$6.6m) compensation package with the Israeli government after the country moved to ban betting on horse racing.

RCS Sport, organiser of the Giro d’Italia, has today (Monday) formally confirmed Israel as host for the ‘Big Start’ of the 2018 edition of the cycling race, revealing that the country saw off competition from a host of other candidates from Italy and elsewhere to secure hosting rights.