Italy

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has said it will “carefully consider” a proposal from the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) and its Cortina 2021 Local Organising Committee (LOC) to delay nex…

Italy’s Sports Minister, Vincenzo Spadafora, has returned to the topic of free access to Serie A broadcast coverage by proposing that a similar system be employed for the return of domestic club football a…

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has today (Friday) completed its acquisition of a 28-per-cent stake in the Pro14 cross-border rugby union competition from league organising body Celtic Rugby DAC

Ed Hepworth has today (Wednesday) been appointed as the new chief financial officer of Six Nations Rugby

UK government culture secretary Oliver Dowden has said he hopes the Premier League can resume by mid-June. The teams have agreed to start non-contact training in small groups today

Discovery, the media group and owner of pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport and subscription streaming service Dplay, will broadcast the first live golf since before the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown…

Clubs from Italy’s top-tier Serie A today voted to resume the competition on June 13, pending government approval, as the league continued to adopt a tough stance on payments by rights-holding broadcasters.

Mediaset’s operating profit fell by 47 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020 as the Italy-based commercial broadcasting group was hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis.

In the third and final part of our interview, Fiorentina general director Joe Barone says that while a salary cap might work in US sport it  would create competitive imbalance in European football unless …

In part two of a three-part interview, Fiorentina general director Joe Barone explains why lack of modern infrastructure limits gameday revenue and impacts competition, and outlines his club's infrastructure…

In part one of a three-part interview, Joe Barone, director general of Italian Serie A club Fiorentina, discusses the challenges of running a club in lockdown, the accelerated focus on going digital, the…

Part two of our video interview with Umberto Gandini, senior Italian sports business and administration figure and president of Lega Basket

The Italian Parliament has signed into law the decree that will govern the organisation of the 2026 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the ATP Finals men’s tennis event, with Sports Minister Vincenzo S…

Private equity company CVC Capital Partners is lining up Serie A for its next sporting investment, it has been claimed, through a deal involving the sale of domestic broadcast rights to the top division…

Clubs from Italy’s top-tier Serie A today reiterated their desire to finish the 2019-20 season at a league assembly meeting, but doubts remain over the fulfilment of the league’s domestic and international bro…

The current French Ligue 1 season has been cancelled following a statement from the French prime minister that no sporting events will take place in the country until September

Rome has renewed its hosting agreement with Formula E until 2025, with the electric series agreeing to underwrite all of the organisational costs for the race

Mediaset, the Italy-based commercial broadcaster, has furthered its efforts to create a pan-European media group by raising its stake in Germany-based commercial broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1

Eleven Sports will screen the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge in support of Unicef live to motorsports fans from this Saturday

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has announced that its 2021 Beach Volleyball World Championships have been pushed back by a year to 2022, as international federations continue to deal with…

Italian public-service broadcaster Rai and pan-European broadcaster Eurosport have turned to Lega Basket, the governing body of Italian domestic basketball, in a plea to reduce their fees for the cancelled…

Lega Serie A has maintained it is committed to completing the 2019-20 season amid Covid-19, as Italy’s Sports Minister, Vincenzo Spadafora, said he would return to the “very thorny issue” of free-to-air acces…

Serie A club Inter Milan has signed a sponsorship deal with Suning Real Estate, a division of the club’s Chinese ownership group Suning.

Private equity group CVC Capital Partners' planned £300m ($375m/€345m) investment in rugby union's Six Nations competition has been delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report in th…

International broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired live rights to the Tour de Suisse-backed ‘Digital Swiss 5’ e-cycling event in six territories.

Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in each of its active markets to the recently-announced Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Home Tour series

Italian cycle brand Bianchi will be the official sponsor and exclusive bicycle of the Giro d'Italia for three years from 2020 to 2022

Italian Serie A club Fiorentina is set to play in kit supplied by Italian sports brand Kappa next season after five years with the French brand Le Coq Sportif

Although plans for football to resume in Italy and Germany by the end of next month are in progress, supporters could have to wait until 2021 to be allowed back in to stadiums

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has claimed another pair of major events, with this season's MotoGP races in Italy and Catalonia now postponed

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has announced a discount offer to its sports subscribers in an effort to compensate for the lack of live action during the Covid-19 pandemic

Lega Serie A, organising body of the top division of Italian club football, has voted unanimously to recommend that clubs impose wage cuts of between two and four months’ pay on playing and coaching s…

The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has called on the government to introduce a fund to ‘save football’ in the country and has suggested that a share of betting revenue be donated to clubs and organisations in …

Italian Serie A club AC Milan has added Cyprus-based trading platform ROinvesting as a new sponsor

World Athletics’ Diamond League has postponed three more meetings scheduled for May amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Italian football’s Serie A registered a 13.5-per-cent increase in revenues during the 2018-19 season, in part thanks to improved media-rights revenues.