IMG Media

IMG is looking to recruit a commercial director for esports who will take responsibility for generating and managing commercial relationships and sales within the media arm of the agency giant

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired a suite of motor racing rights from the IMG agency in a deal headlined by the FIA World Rallycross Championship

Online retail giant Amazon has recruited Tim Wood, a long-serving executive at the IMG agency, as its head of business affairs, sport at Prime Video Europe

The IMG agency has named Stephen Cook, previously head of football at BT Sport, the UK pay-TV broadcaster, as director of content based at IMG Studios at Stockley Park, near London’s Heathrow Airport.

An invitation to tender has been issued for broadcast rights in Brazil to ATP Tour events, and also the French Open, one of tennis’ four grand slam events.

IMG has announced the creation of IMG Arena, a new service aimed at the sports betting industry which develops the agency’s offering in that sector.

Kevin Roberts looks at why this month’s FIFA World Cup marks a watershed in fans’ ability to watch sport in areas formerly considered blackspots for live coverage.

Kevin Roberts talks to Ioris Francini, IMG Media’s Executive Vice-President, about huge opportunities in a sport he takes both a professional and recreational interest in: cycling.