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Noted commentator Arlo White to serve as lead play-by-play voice

South American sports content creator Desimpedidos has agreed a deal with social media platform Facebook to show matches from the Copa Libertadores club football competition

Media group Disney and social media giant Facebook, now known as Meta, have agreed to extend their agreement to share their respective rights to the Copa Libertadores in South America

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and the IMG-owned FC Diez Media have issued the domestic broadcast rights request for proposal (RFP) for the region’s leading club competitions from 2…

Helbiz Media, a division of US micro-mobility company Helbiz, has agreed a content deal with Facebook for Serie B, the second tier of domestic club football

Experienced broadcast executive Peter Hutton, the director of sports partnerships at Meta, has joined the board of directors at the Professional Triathletes Organisation

Facebook is encouraging sports rights-holders to adopt its new pay-per-view streaming service by waiving its fees for a year and offering free advertising credits. Ben Cronin speaks to two rights-holder to have used the service to understand how it performs.
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Providing high-quality coverage of live sport that fosters a sense of community and shared experience is one of the most effective ways to tackle the ongoing threat of piracy, according to leading figures…

Euroleague Basketball has agreed a deal with social media platform Facebook to offer fans in the US live coverage of its top-tier club competition

Last week’s Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram issues emphasise why it is important for sports rights-holders to develop audiences on owned-and-operated platforms, argues Johan Junker, chief executive and co-founder of fan development platform Antourage

Spanish basketball league Liga ACB has secured a multi-year contract in the Baltics with TV3 Group, following up on its latest deal with the Baltics-based media group earlier this year

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Will Ahmed, founder and chief executive of wearable technology provider Whoop. Eric and Chris also discuss the expansion of the National Football League’s roster of sportsbook partners in the United States, Facebook’s entry into prediction-based sports games, the Covid-19 pandemic creating new labor issues in the NFL and National Basketball Association, and climate-related matters hitting the sports industry.
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Dominant social media network enters crowded market for casual games

Pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has reached an agreement with Facebook and Twitter, enabling the social media platforms to show highlights and clips from the Indian cricket team's forthcoming…

Recent big-value rights deals in China for esports content have raised hopes for the emergence of a new market. But the dynamics between publishers, media platforms and audiences may not favour it.
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The Pakistan Cricket Board has agreed a deal with Facebook to show the return of the Pakistan Super League via the social media platform’s Paid Online Events service.