ESPN+, ESPN's direct-to-consumer streaming service, now has 3.5 million paid subscribers, Disney chief executive Bob Iger revealed in a quarterly earnings call

ESPN announced Wednesday that the first Winter X Games to be held in China will be in the district of Chongli, in Hebei province, on February 21-23, 2020

The rebooted XFL is gaining an international audience after ESPN announced that its ESPN Player platform will stream the start-up league's games to subscribers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Following the completion of Bundesliga's new media-rights deal with ESPN in the United States, which begins in 2020, the German league's chief executive Christian Seifert has revealed he was disappointed…

New deal includes Spanish-language rights, expanded coverage of qualifying events

Alternative accommodation brand Vrbo has renewed its title sponsorship of college football’s annual Citrus Bowl game on New Year’s Day.

ABC will broadcast the first game of the rebooted XFL, between the DC Defenders and Seattle Dragons, at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on Saturday, February 8, at 2pm ET.

Carlos Maluf has been announced as the new chief executive of sports broadcaster ESPN Brasil. The appointment was made by the broadcaster’s parent company Disney.

OTT streaming service DAZN has unseated Major League Baseball as the producer of the world’s top revenue-generating sports app, according to a new report.

Last year, broadcasters and promoters announced a series of big-money deals that promised much and have so far delivered very little. Callum McCarthy examines why boxing’s stakeholders aren’t yet on the same page.

As ESPN’s X Games prepares for a series of international editions, Dominic Bliss looks into what the event learned after its previous global push and subsequent retrenchment.

In this week's US sports industry round-up: FIFA World Cup ratings recovering from rough start | Rhode Island legalizes sports gaming | NASCAR looking at changing sponsorship model 

2017 was the year in which OTT video became a demonstrably mainstream platform as viewership of its services extended into a majority of US homes for the first time. David Walmsley sets the scene in the first part of our in-depth report into the state of the growing sector of OTT broadcasting.

Matches from German football’s Bundesliga will be chiefly showcased stateside on ESPN+, Disney’s direct-to-consumer sports streaming service, in a long-term rights deal that starts next season.

One-year deal involves streaming exclusive versions of popular non-game ESPN programs such as College Game Day

Pan-regional sports broadcaster ESPN has agreed a deal with Special Olympics Unified Sports to extend their broadcast agreement until 2027

Disney has taken an equity stake in daily fantasy and sports betting company DraftKings. The stake was acquired as part of the Disney's $71

The New Orleans Pelicans have sold approximately 3,000 season tickets since Tuesday evening after the team secured the right to sign Duke phenomenon Zion Williamson by landing the No.

US distribution of international soccer a key priority for ESPN's OTT offering

Agreement includes ESPN-branded studio in Las Vegas, data integrations, and marketing activations

The ESPN Events division of US sports broadcaster ESPN has announced plans to launch an esports competition for college students

The X Games action sports franchise is set to make its debut in China after a multi-year hosting agreement was signed between US sports broadcaster ESPN and REnextop Entertainment

ESPN+, Disney's sports streaming service, has gained more than one million paying subscribers in its first five months, the company announced on Thursday.

Ed Erhardt, head of Ad Sales for ESPN will step down in early 2019 after two decades at Disney-owned sports network. An

ESPN, the US sports broadcaster and creator of the X Games, has selected Minneapolis as the next American host city for the summer edition of its action sports event under a two-year deal.

The state of Rhode Island and the city of Minneapolis have confirmed bids to host the summer edition of action sports event the X Games, which is set to be held in Austin for the final time next month.

US sports broadcaster ESPN has announced its summer X Games event will not return to Austin, Texas, next year and has opened a bidding process for US cities interested in hosting the action sports event for consecutive years in 2017 and 2018.

The X Games action sports franchise is to return to Europe after organiser, US sports broadcaster ESPN, finalised a deal with Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 to stage an event in Oslo.

Russell Wolff, executive vice-president and managing director of sports media company ESPN International, is the latest speaker to be revealed for the Leaders Sport Business Summit at Stamford Bridge in London on October 8-9.

US sports broadcaster ESPN and the Aspen Skiing Company have reached an agreement to keep the X Games extreme sports event at the Colorado location for the next five years in a new deal running through 2019.

Ross Hair, managing director of sports broadcast giant ESPN’s operations in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), is leaving at the end of the month, SportBusiness International understands.

ESPN has revealed the sport disciplines that will be included at its X Games in Aspen next year.

ESPN has postponed its Austin X Games originally due to take place in May next year, following the scrapping of its international events last month.

ESPN has dropped its X Games events in Barcelona, Munich, Foz do Iguacu (Brazil) and Tignes (France) to concentrate on its events in the United States.

ESPN The Magazine has named National Basketball Association (NBA)’s Memphis Grizzlies as "the best franchise in sports".

ESPN, The Walt Disney Company and Special Olympics have agreed a two-year global initiative to unite people with and without intellectual disabilities through the Special Olympics Unified Sports programme.

Social networking site Twitter has appointed former Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) and ESPN executive Geoff Reiss to develop its sports partnerships.