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Manchester United has reported an overall drop in annual revenues of 18.8 per cent for the year to June 30, 2020, with worse set to come on the back of the Covid-19 pandemic

The British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) has become the latest property to launch a dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv, the OTT streaming platform operated by digital media group Motorsport Network

A new host will be sought for Super League’s Grand Final with Old Trafford unavailable due to Manchester United’s schedule.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has renewed its long-standing media rights to the Commonwealth Games to cover the 2022 edition

The British & Irish Lions rugby union team will play Japan at Edinburgh’s BT Murrayfield Stadium next June in what will mark only its third Test match on ‘home’ soil. T

US and UK authorities have accused Russia of conducting the “most disruptive and destructive” series of computer attacks ever attributed to a single group in wide-ranging charges that include the 2018 and…

Leicester Tigers have extended and expanded their association with wealth management company Mattioli Woods, with the brand taking the stadium naming rights

Sport Collective, the sports marketing agency founded by two of the English Football Association’s former commercial chiefs, Peter Daire and Sean McAuliffe, has announced a collaboration with GV6 sports, t…

Hospitality packages for the 2022 Open Championship at St Andrews have gone on general sale following a pre-sale window

Welsh Rugby Union's recently signed kit supply deal with Macron is more lucrative than the previous agreement with Under Armour and provides a timely boost to the country's community clubs

The £14.95 price point of pay-per-view Premier League matches led to dismay from fans and sports industry executives alike, as the Premier League, Sky and BT scrambled to protect the value of pay-television. Callum McCarthy reports.

Despite the cancellation of the NFL International Series this year, the league has managed to boost its presence in the UK with the renewal of its deals with Sky Sports and the BBC and new partnerships with Channel 5 and MTV. Adam Nelson speaks to NFL UK managing director Alistair Kirkwood.

Umbro's head of sports sponsorship in the UK, Sam Lucas tells SportBusiness how Umbro will leverage its kit supply agreements with the RFU and Bristol Bears to help achieve its aim of becoming the "number one brand" in rugby.

Hospitality packages for the 2022 Open Championship at St Andrews have gone on general sale following a pre-sale window

English Premier League side Liverpool has signed up online travel site Expedia as the club's new shirt sleeve sponsor

The Rugby Football Union has extended its principal shirt sponsorship agreement with telco O2 for another five years in a deal that will take the association between the two organisations to 30 years

The Disney-owned direct-to-consumer streaming platform ESPN+ has acquired US broadcast rights to the Scottish Premiership in one of a string of broadcast deals finalised by the Infront agency

English Premier League club Chelsea has signed up online trading platform GO Markets to its sponsorship portfolio

Commercial station TalkSport is set to retain radio rights in the UK for the British and Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa next year.

The English Football League (EFL), which operates the three divisions below the Premier League, has rejected a £50m (€55.3m/$64.7m

Glasgow-based IT firm NVT Group has been signed as the IT services provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

UK mobile network operator EE has today announced the launch of Match Day Experience, a new augmented reality (AR) platform that will offer viewers a virtual in-stadium experience through the BT Sport…

English Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers has signed up headphone brand Tezo to its sponsorship portfolio. The global deal sees the brand becomes Wolves' first ever sponsor in the headphone category

The British and Irish Lions rugby union team has announced a new e-commerce and manufacturing tie-up with sports merchandising giant Fanatics

Clubs from the English Premier League have rejected the ‘Project Big Picture’ plans put forward by Liverpool and Manchester United and will instead work together on a strategic plan for the future of …

Sheffield United have become the latest English Premier League side to sign chocolate brand Cadbury as a sponsor

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired rights in the UK and Ireland to the inaugural World Tens Series rugby union competition

This weekend’s British Champions Day horse-racing event at Ascot will enjoy international broadcast exposure, with US network Fox Sports and sub-Saharan pay-television operator SuperSport among the broadcasters t…

Greg Clarke, chairman of the English Football Association (FA), has revealed that leading Premier League clubs threatened to create a breakaway league as part of plans to push through the ‘Project Big P…

This Saturday’s Premiership Rugby final will be shown domestically only on pay-television broadcaster BT Sport after talks broke down between the rights-holder and UK public-service broadcaster the BBC.

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has stated Covid-19 led to an expected break-even year turning into a loss of £5.3m (€5.9m/$6.9m

England's Rugby Football Union (RFU) has extended its contract with sports equipment brand Gilbert

Automotive-focused media and technology company Motorsport Network has announced that it has completed the purchase of Travel Destinations, the UK-based tour operator for major events across the world…

David Baldwin has announced his departure as chief executive of the English Football League (EFL) less than six months into the role, with the governing body of the three leagues below the Premier League…

Premium coffee company Melitta Group has extended its global sponsorship of English Premier League club Manchester United from the 2020-21 season onwards

The Premier League has hit out at the emergence of a major reform plan for the English football system, driven by Liverpool and Manchester United, and backed by the English Football League (EFL), stating…

English Premier League matches in October that were not set for domestic televised coverage will be made available to watch on a pay-per-view basis while fans are unable attend