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Bobby Kotick, the chief executive of esports organization Activision Blizzard, has agreed to halve his base salary as part of an extended contract until March 31, 2023

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has extended and expanded a rights agreement with esports organisation Activision Blizzard to include coverage of several competitions on its eSports1 and eSportsONE channels

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel has hired Hilary Perchard as chief customer, marketing and revenue officer, replacing Kieren Cooney, who has taken up a role at TPG Telecom, the Australian telecoms…

Pete Vlastelica is stepping down from his roles as Activision Blizzard's chief executive of esports and Overwatch League commissioner to move into a new "entrepreneurial" role within the organization.

Esports organization Activision Blizzard is reportedly allowing Overwatch League and Call of Duty League teams to defer franchise fee payments following the devastating financial impact of the global Covid-19…

Esports organization Activision Blizzard has appointed senior Major League Baseball executive Tony Petitti as its new president of sports and entertainment.

Sports data and content company Sportradar has added esports competitions Overwatch League and Call of Duty League to its portfolio of integrity services properties

Professional esports league, the Overwatch League, has signed up internet service provider Xfinity to its sponsorship portfolio

US-based interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard has held talks with NBC Sports Group over the possibility of returning its Overwatch League esports competition to US linear television, it…

Call of Duty League, a new esports competition launched by US interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard, has agreed a three-season rights deal with social media platform Twitter

A raft of sports events in Korea have been cancelled or put under threat after a spike in coronavirus cases in the country

US interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard has agreed a wide-ranging strategic relationship with Google through which the internet company’s video-sharing platform, YouTube, will become t…

US video game developer Activision Blizzard is lining up new teams representing Paris and Guangzhou for its Overwatch League esports competition as part of a broader expansion process, according to ESPN.com.

Esports company ESL has entered into a partnership with sports and live entertainment firm Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) in an effort to extend its global reach, while interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard has appointed veteran Fox Sports executive Pete Vlastelica to lead its Major League Gaming (MLG) arm.