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Second-tier English football team Leeds United has announced that its 2018-19 season – in which the club narrowly missed out on promotion to the Premier League – will be the subject of a forthcoming doc…

The Pitch International agency has announced a new series of ‘All or Nothing’, which will feature the Brazilian national football team and will be made available on Amazon Prime Video.

Italian Serie A outfit Napoli has announced it has become the football club in the world to launch its own exclusive ‘Brand Store’ in partnership with internet company Amazon.

Internet company Amazon is reportedly investigating a move into the sportswear market in what could create a major new competitor to the established players in the industry.

Internet company Amazon is targeting a move into the US ticketing sector, according to Reuters.

Documentaries going behind the scenes with sports teams and athletes are riding a wave of popularity. SportBusiness interviewed Mike Antinoro, senior vice-president at IMG Original Content, executive producer on series including Being Serena, First Team: Juventus and All or Nothing: Manchester City, to find out what’s behind the surge in interest and how the shows are put together.

The agreement the Premier League struck in June with Amazon for one of two packages of rights unsold in its January auction – telco BT picked up the other – has to be one of the most important ever.

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