Round-Up: EPL broadcasters ask for ‘unprecedented’ access, Lancs’ India plans, new Chinese basketball museum, and more
The Premier League going down in value? The unthinkable has happened. Frank Dunne investigates what happened, and whether the market is at a pivotal point where an old way of doing business can no longer be relied upon to deliver the necessary premiums.
Owen Evans looks at the rationale behind UK telecoms operator BT’s multi-million pound naming rights deal with the home of Scottish rugby, Murrayfield.
Research and strategy consultancy MTM has launched a specialist sports division which will seek to advise stakeholders on how to best operate in digitally-driven markets.
The UK pay-television market delivered another sensational boost to English Premier League revenues yesterday with new live domestic media rights deals worth £5.136bn ($7.8bn/€6.9bn) over the three seasons from 2016-17 to 2018-19.
European Rugby Cup (ERC), the organiser of the Heineken Cup, has deferred paying the latest instalment of participation money to the tournament’s clubs amid ongoing doubts about the future direction of the European rugby union competition.