Barney Francis, the former managing director of Sky Sports, has been recruited as executive vice-president, global production at the IMG agency
Pay-television broadcaster Sky has secured exclusive rights to broadcast the top-tier German Bundesliga in the UK and Ireland for four seasons, from 2021-22 to 2024-25
Newbury Racecourse has agreed a five-year rights deal with Sky Sports, through which the UK pay-television broadcaster will show all of the venue’s 29 annual races from January 2024 onwards.
Sunday's English Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United averaged 4.5 million viewers and peaked at 4
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports achieved its highest-ever day for viewing figures on Sunday, with its coverage headlined by two high-scoring Premier League football matches
Barney Francis, the former managing director of the UK division of Sky Sports, has suggested the Covid-19 crisis has exposed the business models of some of the OTT streaming services operating in the sports sector but says there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the industry. Ben Cronin reports.
The Super League, the top division of rugby league in England, has confirmed its fixture schedule for the resumption of the 2020 season, with triple-headers planned at Leeds’ Headingley Stadium and St H…
Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired exclusive rights in the UK and Ireland to the 2021 British and Irish Lions' three-Test rugby union series against South Africa as well as the Lions’ five warm-up m…
UK pay-television broadcasters BT Sport and Sky are reportedly poised to resume charging commercial customers, but at a reduced rate, amid the restart of competitions after Covid 19-related lockdown
UK public broadcaster the BBC will show four live Premier League matches when the season restarts, with the league provisionally scheduling a resumption on June 17
Rory McIlroy will headline a made-for-TV golf event on May 17 that will attempt to raise $4m for Covid-19 relief efforts
The British and Irish Lions rugby union team will not move the dates of their tour of South Africa next summer, despite its dates clashing with the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo
UK pay-television Sky has incorporated the BT Sport channels into two new subscription packages, allowing customers to access the latter’s content without a separate contract with the telco.
Pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports has acquired exclusive rights to cricket’s Indian Premier League in the UK and Ireland in a three-year deal from 2020 to 2022.
Cricket’s Indian Premier League is poised to return to an exclusive broadcast rights agreement in the UK, after pay-TV rivals BT Sport and Sky were handed a deadline to submit their bids for a three-year c…
Barney Francis, the long-serving sports executive at Sky, is to leave the UK pay-television broadcaster
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky’s head of sports-rights acquisitions, Richard Verow, has left the company. He decided to leave to pursue another opportunity, Sky told SportBusiness Media on Tuesday.