Golf’s European Tour and the IMG agency have confirmed that the 2014 Volvo World Match Play Championship will take place at the London Golf Club in Kent, England from October 15-19.

Entertainment talent agency William Morris Endeavor and private equity company Silver Lake Partners have reached a deal to acquire the IMG agency, one of the sports industry’s most influential companies, it was confirmed today.

Women’s golf sensation Lydia Ko has signed up the IMG agency for management and marketing representation.

Qatar's Aspire Academy has joined forces with a roster of partners including IMG, the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee - organisers of the Fifa World Cup in the country – Georgetown University and SportBusiness International to launch the Joosor Institute, a centre of excellence designed to give world-class education and training facilities to sports professionals in the Middle East region.

Sports marketing agency IMG has acquired The Great Ocean Road Marathon ahead of the event’s 10th anniversary.

The inaugural season of the Indian Super League, the proposed IMG-Reliance football tournament, has postponed its start by eight months.

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) alongside commercial partner IMG-Reliance and TV network Star India have launched the new football Indian Super League.

Formula One racing owner CVC Capital has reportedly joined forces with an investment group headed by former News Corporation COO Peter Chernin to make a $2 billion bid for IMG.

Sports marketing agency IMG has acquired the business-to-business network platforms Golf Business Forum (GBF) and the Golf Business Community (GBC) from KPMG.

IMG Tennis has purchased The AAMI Classic from Colin Stubs Enterprises that started the event in 1988 in partnership with the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club (KLTC), which will now be equal partners with IMG.

IMG Golf North America has appointed Mike Scanlan as its director of public relations and communications.

Sports sponsorship and strategy firm MediaCom Sport has launched its first Asian office based in Singapore, which will be headed up by managing director Jin Wei Toh.

Agency IMG Golf has announced the appointment of Russell Hannah as director of operations with responsibility for golf clubs in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region.

IMG has today announced its signing of the women’s fifth-ranked golfer Yani Tseng.

CVC Capital Partners, part owner of Formula One motor racing, is reportedly planning a $2 billion takeover bid of media rights agency, IMG Worldwide, according to Sky News.

A judge has ruled that the bidding process for the operating rights of Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium was unfair and has suspended the contract with bid winners IMX.