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The Taiwanese arm of pan-Asian sports pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports is to shut down before the end of this year

LaLiga, the governing body of Spain’s highest two domestic football divisions, has agreed a long-term rights renewal with the Disney Group in Brazil.

London-based fund manager Lindsell Train has shown its confidence that the sports and entertainment sectors can bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic, buying $90m of stock in the sectors in the second…

The Walt Disney Co.’s streaming success during the last quarter, in part through ESPN+, help counter what was otherwise a historically poor quarter for the company.

Pan-African pay-television operator Multichoice has signed a carriage deal with the Walt Disney Company to carry ESPN and ESPN2 channels on its DStv platform

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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

The Walt Disney Company has announced a wide-ranging production deal with former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s production arm Ra Vision Media.

Insurance companies are removing or ramping up the cost of pandemic insurance for sports events - CNA/Reuters South Korean football's K League hopes to have fans back in stadiums from July 10 - Yonhap

The Walt Disney Company's Indian streaming platform Disney Plus Hotstar has appointed former Google executive Sunil Rayan as president and head

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has announced its recent appointment of Walt Disney Company executive Amar Melwani to the newly-created role of vice-president of distribution partnerships and …

Brazilian pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Brasil is said to have amassed a R$120m ($22.3m/€20m) deficit between 2016 and 2019.

After weeks of speculation, the National Basketball Association has confirmed it is officially in exploratory talks with the Walt Disney Company about resuming its season at the ESPN Wide World of Sports…

Streaming executive had been passed over to succeed Bob Iger at Disney

The proposed merger of the Brazilian arms of international sports broadcasters Fox Sports and ESPN has been given provisional approval by the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (Cade), the competition…

Disney deals with widespread business impacts from ongoing Covid-19 pandemic