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Seven groups, including Wanda Sports Group and its agency Infront, are said to have been given the green light to proceed with potential investment offers for Lega Serie A, governing body of the top division…

Infront Germany has added Matthias Pietza, the experienced winter sports commercial rights executive, to its executive board as he takes up a role with the German arm of the Wanda Sports-owned international…

Questions over a potential conflict of interest have been raised with regards to the findings gathered by a Berlin-based investigative firm that has levelled various corruption allegations against the…

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension with the Norwegian Ski Federation for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held in the country

The European Handball Federation has unveiled major changes to its digital media provision to tie in with the official start of its 10-year exclusive media and marketing rights deal with the Infront agency…

Infront has vowed to contest the termination of its contracts with the German Football Federation (DFB) after the sport’s governing body in Germany moved to sever its ties with the international sports m…

A group of 15 sports organisations and federations, including the Infront agency and Italy’s Lega Serie A, have today (Thursday) launched a global initiative designed to unite the sporting community i…

The Champions Hockey League, the European club ice hockey competition, has signed off on its new long-term contract with the Infront agency

Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency, among other interests in sport, suffered a 26-per-cent year-on-year revenue drop in the first quarter of 2020 as its Spectator Sports and Mass Participation…

Last month, the Infront agency announced the launch of its new initiative, #Sport4Recovery. Adam Nelson speaks to some of the founding partners of the programme about how the scheme aims to highlight the social and health benefits of sport as well as the economic ones.

Bruno Marty, senior vice-president of the ProSports unit at Infront, discusses the impact of  sport's Covid-19 induced liquidity crisis,  how properties can emerge stronger, the role of private equity i…

A two-year IPO freeze has hit Chinese sport companies, with numbers down and Wanda Sports’ listing a high-profile disappointment. How did ‘IPO fever’ fade, and will things change in 2020? Chen Yaolin reports.

Adam Nelson investigates the European Handball Federation's latest media and marketing rights agreements, after the recent joint bid for packaged rights from Infront and DAZN Group secured the organisation a 300-per-cent increase.

French Top 14 rugby union club Stade Toulousain has renewed its kit supply agreement with sportswear giant Nike until the end of the 2024-25 season in a deal brokered by the French arm of the Infront agency

Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency, among other interests in sport, has announced the voluntary dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against it in the wake of its initial public offering

The Infront agency has renewed its long-running commercial agreement with the German Ice Hockey Federation (DEB) and will continue to represent the exclusive sponsorship and media rights, along with the…

The International Ice Hockey Federation has announced plans to host its first Esports Fan Championship later this month

The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), the sport’s governing body in Europe, has been condemned by a body representing volleyball’s European clubs with a recent 12-year global media-rights and pro…

Ian Mathie, the Infront agency's Pan-Asia managing director, is leaving the company and will be replaced by David Nivelle, currently director at Fiba Marketing

Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency, among other interests in sport, has reported revenues of €1.03bn ($1.16bn) in 2019, a 9-per-cent fall on 2018.

The Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) said today (Thursday) that it has been refunded 100 per cent of its broadcast rights fee for ice hockey’s recently-cancelled 2020 IIHF World Championship.

The organisers of the Berlin Marathon have announced that this year’s race will not go ahead as scheduled after the German government extended its ban on large-scale gatherings until October 24.

London-based virtual sports video developer Highlight Games has signed a deal with the Infront agency for the use of archive footage from the IIHF World Championship

The Infront agency has appointed Lagardère Sports executive André Fläckel to head up its gaming and esports department as it looks to ramp up its involvement in the sector.

The wide-ranging effects of the Covid-19 crisis on European football will threaten the existence of some clubs and force transfer fees down, according to Stephan Herth, senior vice-president of football…

Wanda Sports Group, the sports unit of Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda, has agreed a $240m (€215.3m) senior term loan facility with Credit Suisse.

Wanda Sports Group, the sports unit of Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda, has warned of the potential for a “material adverse impact” on its business because of the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.

The Infront agency has finalised a 12-year global media-rights and production agreement understood to be worth €106m ($115.8

CBS Sports Network has extended its FIM Motocross World Championship rights agreement in the US with the recently-rebranded Infront Moto Racing. The broadcaster’s new agreement runs from 2020 to 2022.

German brewery Veltins has extended its sponsorship with major international winter sports events, including the Four Hills tournament and World Cups in ski jumping, Nordic combined and cross-country skiing

Stephan Herth, senior vice-president of football at the Infront agency, is to step down from his position, following 17 years at the agency

HBS, the Infront-owned sports broadcast production company, has been appointed by the French Tennis Federation (FFT) as its host broadcaster for the flagship French Open from 2021 to 2023

Youthstream, the owner of exclusive worldwide television, marketing and global promotional rights to the FIM Motocross World Championship, has been renamed Infront Moto Racing a little over after a year…

Swiss household appliance manufacturer V-Zug has signed up as an official sponsor of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s 2020 World Championship.

The International Table Tennis Federation has decided against awarding its commercial rights wholesale to an agency in its next cycle, and will instead use a combination of in-house expertise and agency…

French Top 14 rugby union club Stade Toulousain has renewed a sponsorship agreement with Fiducial, the France-based company that provides professional services to small businesses

Lega Serie A, the governing body of the top division of Italian club football, has joined forces with the Infront agency to officially launch its eSerie A esports competition