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The final of this year’s Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament will be held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad and not at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium as ori…

Twitter’s former head of sports partnerships, Asia Pacific, Aneesh Madani has joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to be its global head of digital partnerships.

Eurosport Events has signed a new 10-year deal to continue as the promoter of the Endurance World Championship, which is sanctioned by the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM)

Relevent Sports, the match promoter which owns and markets the International Champions Cup (ICC), has filed a lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation (USSF) for failing to sanction moving an Ecuadorian…

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced that its World Championships will be held in the US city of Houston and Chengdu, China in 2021 and 2022, respectively

The organising committees of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup and the 2019 Netball World Cup have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to share insight and expertise

Moves to rebrand the Football Association as the English FA have been suspended, according to the Daily Mail

Six Nations Rugby, the organising body of the annual European national team tournament, has said it has agreed to conduct due diligence on World Rugby’s proposed Nations Championship.

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has posted a loss of NZ$1.9m (€1.13m/$1.2

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Research from marketing agency Red Hot Penny suggests clubs across the UK need  major rethink of how they convert social engagement into retail sales

NHL team broke e-commerce and in-venue merchandise records after first title in franchise history TV ratings and digital streaming minutes on NBC Sports Washington up significantly year-on-year

The National Hockey League has been swift to capitalise on the repeal of PASPA and the subsequent legalisation of gambling in some US states. Starting next season, the organisation will introduce puck and player tracking to create more in-play betting markets around its content. SportBusiness speaks to the league’s chief revenue officer and executive vice-president, global partnerships, Keith Wachtel.

The new EU Copyright Directive is one of the most controversial pieces of European legislation ever passed, pitting content creators like record companies, film studios and sports rights-holders against social media platforms and free-speech campaigners. Its final wording appears to have left both sides unhappy. And many experts say it will change very little for sport and direct no new revenues towards the industry.

Embattled English Football League side Bolton Wanderers has agreed an “11th-hour” sale to former Watford FC owner Laurence Bassini, saving the club from entering administration.

National Hockey League outfit the Minnesota Wild will be playing their home fixtures in the state capital, Saint Paul, until at least 2035

The proposed Oakland A's waterfront ballpark is facing opposition from the region's maritime industry

The NBA 2K League will stage The Turn, its second tournament of the season, at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas at the Luxor Hotel and Casino on May 9-11

The NFL has announced the participants of its five International Series games in 2019, four of which will be played in London and one in Mexico City

Two weeks after suspending all football operations, the Alliance of American Football filed a petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in a Texas court on Wednesday. It has now ceased all business operations.

The ATP Finals, the season-ending event for the men’s ATP Tour, is set to leave London, with multiple reports claiming that the Italian city of Turin is favourite to land the tennis showpiece.

Fifa has confirmed that all nine international football federations which showed interest last month in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup have met its deadline for formal expressions of interest – inc…

US media company NBCUniversal (NBCU) has today (Wednesday) joined forces with LA 2028, organising committee of the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles, to establish what they claim is a…

Asian mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has announced a multi-year partnership with the Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA) through which it will support the latter’s drive to m…

Premiership Rugby, the organising body of the top division of English rugby union, has announced that Mark McCafferty will step down as chief executive in June and will be replaced by Darren Childs, chief…