Endeavor

The IMG agency has added to its tennis portfolio through an agreement to acquire the Mutua Madrid Open, a leading event on both the men’s ATP Tour and women’s WTA Tour.

Endeavor, owner of the IMG agency and the Ultimate Fighting Championship, has reported a 61-per-cent increase in third-quarter revenues, including jumps at its two biggest operating segments as the sports…

The diversified sports and entertainment company, and the parent of UFC, returns to profitability during the third quarter and sees even stronger days ahead. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Jordan Levin, Scientific Games executive vice president and group chief executive of digital, who recently played a key role in sale of betting technology and content operation OpenBet to Endeavor. Eric and Chris also discuss Dapper Labs’ large-scale agreement with the National Football League and NFL Players Association, funding for the newly formed Fanatics Trading Cards, continued turbulence for United States-based regional sports networks, and advancing efforts by the NFL’s Chicago Bears to develop a new stadium.

UK-based technology and content provider to be combined with IMG Arena

Endeavor, the sports and entertainment group that owns the IMG agency, has appointed Jacqueline Reses to its board of directors

WME Sports, part of the Endeavor Group, has hired Texas Rangers executive Joe Januszewski as senior vice-president and division head of its full-service property solutions division, which delivers stadium…

Company officials still present highly optimistic view, point to efforts in emerging areas such as betting, NFTs, ticketing

Endeavor-owned entity looks to further expand its ticketing capabilities

Endeavor Group Holdings, the sports and entertainment group that owns the IMG agency, has added Ursula Burns, the former chair and chief executive of international printing company Xerox Corporation and…

On Location, Endeavor’s live events and experiences company, has bolstered its executive ranks with the appointments of veteran industry leaders David Geithner, Jaime Weston, and Heather Puglisi.

Professional Bull Riders, the Endeavor-owned international bull riding circuit, is to launch its RidePass OTT streaming offering as a free-to-view, ad-supported channel on Pluto TV, the streaming service…

The acquisition of China-based sports digital agency Mailman Group and its digital sports consultancy Seven League by Endeavor represents a “really important evolutionary leap forward” for IMG, according to …

The Chinese arm of the global sports and entertainment group Endeavor has appointed Sum Huang as its chief executive

Endeavor chief executive Ari Emanuel and president Mark Shapiro stepped down from the board of directors of entertainment and ticketing company Live Nation earlier this month because of anti-trust concerns,…

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Kenny Gersh, Major League Baseball executive vice president of business development. Eric and Chris also discuss the recent earnings report for Endeavor and the company’s new hospitality deal with the International Olympic Committee, the return of the United States Football League, and a major funding round for the Premier Lacrosse League.

Electronics brand Hisense has become a sponsor of the UFC mixed martial arts organisation in a deal that launches the UFC's streaming service on the brand's smart TVs