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Fifa has launched invitations to tender for UK media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cups, with significantly more matches set to be broadcast as the tournament expands to 48 teams.

Brighton & Hove Albion has announced record turnover and profits for the 2022-23 financial year after its most successful season in the English Premier League.

Everton FC recorded a loss of £89.1m (€104.2m/$111.9m) for the 2022-23 financial year and faces the prospect of further punishment for breaching the Premier League's Profitability and Sustainability Rules (PSRs).

The English Premier League today announced it has acquired a stake in virtual reality software firm Rezzil and agreed a new four-year licensing agreement.

James Ralley, World Rugby’s director of partnerships and brand, has left the organisation to become the commercial director for the St Andrews Links Trust, the body that manages the seven links golf courses at St Andrews in Scotland.

AFC Bournemouth has announced pre-tax profits of £44.5m (€51.8m/$56.3m) for the 2022-23 financial year after winning promotion back to the Premier League and following an injection of funds from new owner Bill Foley.

Ipswich Town is set for a significant injection of funds after Native American investment fund Bright Path Sports bought a 40-per-cent stake in the high-flying English Championship club.

Aston Villa is set to announce the biggest shirt sponsorship deal in its history, having agreed a two-year contract with Greek betting platform Betano.

All matches from England’s Gallagher Premiership will be available domestically on a single broadcaster for the first time after Warner Bros. Discovery finalised a new rights agreement.

Sky has secured exclusive rights in the UK and Ireland to the Indian Premier League and Women’s Premier League from 2024 to 2027, as it continues to prioritise international T20 leagues over most overseas bilateral series.

National tourism agency VisitScotland is to look for a new leader of its major events strategy after the experienced Paul Bush decided to step down from his role

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that health and life insurance brand Vitality has renewed its sponsorship agreement for three more years.

Matchroom Sport delivered a profit of £33.8m during the 2022-23 financial reporting period on the back of strong performances from its darts and boxing verticals, SportBusiness has learned.

Premier League club Manchester United has today (Tuesday) announced record second-quarter revenues of £225.8m (€264.2m/$288.4m), with profits of £20.4m up from £6.3m over the same period a year previously.

Premier League clubs have risked a fallout with the UK Government after failing to agree a funding deal with the English Football League (EFL) over the distribution of future broadcasting revenues.

Genius Sports, the sports data and betting services company, looks set to retain its lucrative betting data deal with Football DataCo (FDC), the data rights-holder for the top football leagues in England and Scotland.

ITV suffered a 61-per-cent drop in pre-tax profits in 2023 amid an advertising slump and significant investment costs in its ITVX streaming service

Premier League club Chelsea FC has announced a loss of £90.1m (€105.4m/$114.9m) for the 2022-23 financial year in the first accounts published since its takeover by Todd Boehly’s Clearlake Capital investment group.