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The Sportfive agency has announced a major new partnership with Netherlands-based digital communication services provider Bundeling, which will see the two work together to provide new business networking…

SA Rugby and the British & Irish Lions have created a joint venture to maximise the appeal of the Lions’ Tour of South Africa in 2021.

The European Club Association (ECA) has forecast that football clubs on the continent can expect to lose up to €4bn ($4.5bn) in revenue over the next year due to Covid-19.

Silva International Investments, owner of SportBusiness, has launched a digital company, WE DO Digital Solutions, to serve the sports and entertainment sectors

Japan’s Nikko Asset Management has launched an exchange-traded fund in Hong Kong aiming to tap into the growth of the computer games and esports industry.

A leaked copy of World Athletics' 2018 financial accounts has shed more light on the constrained financial picture for the federation and referenced its attempts to renegotiate some of the controversial…

Italian agency Reset Group has launched a new division dedicated to sports marketing

The Australian Football League does not yet have a broadcast deal in place for its reduced season which is due to resume on June 11

English Premier League club Liverpool has confirmed a two-month extension of its kit supply deal with New Balance to cover the extended 2019-20 season

In the face of severe fiscal losses after the coronavirus pandemic, SportBusiness asked sports industry insiders what they think the prospects are for rights-holders, and what must be done to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis stronger than before.

NFL team the San Francisco 49ers are ready to play an active role in helping Leeds United become a Premier League force both on and off the field following the club's promotion to English soccer's top flight. SportBusiness speaks to 49ers Enterprises president Paraag Marathe.

In the wake of the West Indies’ recent tour of England, Cricket West Indies chief executive officer Johnny Grave speaks about CWI’s opposition to the ICC's current revenue sharing model for international cricket tours.

Natalie Portman and Serena Williams are among the 33-strong, female-led ownership group of the NWSL's latest expansion team, which has high hopes that "the world will pay attention" to its efforts on and off the field. Bob Williams reports

New Zealand Cricket is planning cuts to its staff, including senior staff, of between 10 and 15 per cent, as revenue plummets

New Zealand’s National Basketball League has launched a direct-to-consumer global streaming service allowing viewers outside the country to pay to watch coverage of the competition.

Sport in New Zealand is set for multi-million-dollar government backing to help it recover from the Covid-19 downturn

Global investment holding company Tennor has completed a deal to acquire a stake in the Global Champions Tour (GCT) and Global Champions League (GCL) equestrian series from US businessman Frank McCourt…

LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, has formed a joint venture with Spanish rights and production agency Mediapro and Super Sports Media, a subsidiary of Chinese…

Mediaset’s operating profit fell by 47 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020 as the Italy-based commercial broadcasting group was hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis.

Chinese Super League side Tianjin Tianhai has folded after failing to attract any buyer

A new American rugby union competition linked to the NFL is aiming to shake up the sport by hiring star players and adjusting the game's rules to 'Americanise' it

South Korean football's K League is partnering with Israel-based artificial intelligence video production and distribution platform WSC Sports

Chinese Super League football team Guangzhou Evergrande reported a $274m (€252m) loss for 2019, according to the club’s latest annual report.

Chinese conglomerate Nenking Group is now officially the owner of French Ligue 2 side FC Sochaux-Montbéliard.

ESPN's plans to acquire rights to the Korean Baseball Organisation's domestic league are reported to have stalled after the US-based sports broadcaster is said to have attempted to acquire the rights free…

English Premier League clubs Crystal Palace and West Ham United have indefinitely shelved their planned July tour to Australia citing the Covid-19 pandemic as a reason

China Mobile’s video entertainment unit Migu and New Zealand-based fitness brand Les Mills have agreed a deal to develop personal fitness content for the Chinese market T

Adidas has received approval from the German government for the participation of state-owned development bank KfW in a syndicated loan facility worth €3bn ($3.2

Commissioner says there is still too little information to make an immediate, informed plan to resume play

USA Rugby's recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy declaration was little surprise and could ultimately prove beneficial in the long term, according to Rugby United New York majority owner James Kennedy

Rising professional basketball star LaMelo Ball is poised to purchase the Illawarra Hawks, of Oceania's National Basketball League, along with his manager Jermaine Jackson.

Executive was founding CEO of Hulu

Distribution deal reached after stalemate of more than six years

Two-game series planned for June is latest event casualty of ongoing pandemic

Players to receive weekly pay, health benefits through May 31 amid ongoing pandemic-imposed delay

New terms for canceled events draws quick rebuke

RSN creates two-screen experience involving former players turned analysts