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.
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.
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.
Motorcycling’s MotoGP World Championship, through its commercial rights-holder Dorna Sports, has extended its agreement with Facebook for another year.
Media group Disney and social media giant Facebook have agreed to share their broadcast rights in Brazil for the Copa Libertadores. The agreement applies until the end of the 2021 tournament
Latin America is the latest territory in which invitations to submit offers have been issued for Uefa club competitions broadcast rights from 2021-22 to 2023-24
Scottish Premiership side Rangers has forged closer ties with the Indian market in a deal to stream free UK coverage of Indian Super League matches on its club Facebook page
Mixed martial arts promotion One Championship has agreed a partnership with Facebook to distribute video, gaming and virtual reality content on the social media platform
The Breeders' Cup has announced a partnership with the Facebook-owned Oculus virtual reality platform to produce a VR broadcast of this week's Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
SportBusiness reports back from the APOS 2020 Virtual Series, the online incarnation of the leading Asia-Pacific media, telecoms and entertainment industry conference hosted by Media Partners Asia.
Spanish agency and production group Mediapro has reportedly agreed a carriage deal with social media giant Facebook for the former’s new Téléfoot channel.
Football's Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player, run by French magazine France Football, will not take place this year due to Covid-19
Mixer, the esports live streaming platform owned by technology giant Microsoft, is to be closed from July 22, following a deal struck between its owner and Facebook