Round-Up: True threatens FAT, ITTF worlds postponed again, WTA ‘hopeful’ on China tournaments, and more
Thai pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions is threatening not to show the end of the extended Thai League 1 football season, and is demanding a reduction in its rights fees for the competition
Fifa and EA Sports have announced a new series of international fixtures between China and South Korea to extend their popular online esports tournament, the eChallenger Series
Telecoms operator Telia has furthered its presence in esports by joining forces with the Veikkausliiga to launch a new league for the top division of Finnish club football
Round-Up: Russia fails to pay athletics fine, overseas IPL ‘likely’, Sha Tin Racecourse opens to punters, and more
World Athletics has halted the process allowing Russian track and field athletes to compete internationally as neutral athletes after Russian Athletics missed a deadline to pay a $6
Amaury Sports Organisation has teamed up with online cycling platform Zwift to launch the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, with professional races taking place in both men’s and women’s classifications.
Round-Up: Fifa’s $1.5bn relief fund, Chinese Olympic stream breaks 85m, DAZN Japan cable deal, and more
Fifa is investing $1.5bn (€1.3
Mixer, the esports live streaming platform owned by technology giant Microsoft, is to be closed from July 22, following a deal struck between its owner and Facebook
Major League Soccer has announced it will stage the postponed eMLS Cup as a virtual event on June 28
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.
Liberty Media’s major investment into Formula 1's digital media operations has demonstrated its value during sport’s global lockdown, believes Frank Arthofer, the series’ global head of digital media and licensing.
Callum McCarthy looks at Formula 1 team McLaren's recent tie-ups within sim racing and esports, and how this reflects on real-life operations
Even as Covid-19 took a terrible toll on ESL’s event business, it helped the 11th season of the Pro League become the most viewed in its history. Callum McCarthy reports on how organisers put the event together despite the pandemic, and what its success suggests for esports' wider outlook.
Sports marketing agency Orsen has revealed the line up of figures from across the world of sports and entertainment who will compete in its Solidarity Challenge, an initiative created in partnership with…
UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to the W Series’ new esports competition, which launches tomorrow (Thursday). The BBC will cover the 10-race series on its digital platforms.
Football streaming platform MyCujoo has ramped up its association with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) by agreeing a deal to live stream its esports competition
Esports and gaming solutions provider Gfinity has signed a five-year deal with Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management (ADMM), operator of Formula 1’s annual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, to design, develop and deliver a…
Round-Up: Esports fed appoints commercial commission, MotoGP Asian races decision, CAA signs ‘The Leech’, and more
The Singapore-based Global Esports Federation has appointed a Brand, Marketing, Commercial and Communication Commission featuring an array of experienced sports industry executives
Round-Up: F1 ‘will continue’ after a positive Covid-19 test, Top 14 season terminated, Team WE-Madame Figaro tie-up, PSL crisis, and more
Formula One will not cancel a race this season even if a driver tests positive for Covid-19, series chief executive Chase Carey has said - BBC
Round-Up: NRL restart reaction, Serie A gets restart date, first live EPL matches for BBC, Sri Lanka’s Carlton returns, and more
Australian commentators hailed rule changes in the National Rugby League that led to an exciting game as the 2020 season got back underway yesterday with the Parramatta Eels beating the Brisbane Broncos…
Round-Up: Sri Lanka scraps stadium, OnePlus-Fnatic cricket initiative, Sunwolves in Australia ‘unlikely’, and more
Sri Lanka's government has scrapped its plans for a new $40m cricket stadium after warnings from former national team cricketers that it would end up a 'white elephant' - Channel News Asia/AFP
Formula 1 is reportedly set to reveal plans for an eight-race European leg to commence its 2020 season, with the caveat that this will depend on the Covid-19 situation in the UK
Sports marketing agency Orsen has announced the launch of the Solidarity Challenge, an initiative created in partnership with video game developer Konami to raise funds on behalf of the Covid-19 Solidarity…
Automobile Club de l'Ouest, organiser of the 24 Hours of Le Mans motor racing event, has teamed up with the World Endurance Championship and Motorsport Games, the racing game developer and esports specialist,…
Dentsu is to extend its reach in esports, establishing its own division through its subsidiary MKTG, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, the Japanese conglomerate’s media and digital marketing communications a…
IMG has been selected as the first exclusive licensing agency for Ubisoft-developed video game franchises Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege in Europe and Asia.
The Ladies Professional Golf Association has become the latest sports organization to create a players-only esports tournament designed to fill the sports competition void amid the global Covid-19 pandemic
The Association of European Professional Football Leagues has announced plans for a new esports competition, Stay2Score, launching this week
Sports data and content company Sportradar has added esports competitions Overwatch League and Call of Duty League to its portfolio of integrity services properties
The International Ice Hockey Federation has announced plans to host its first Esports Fan Championship later this month
Endeavor, the US-based sports and entertainment group whose assets include the IMG agency and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is set to sell part of its stake in US video game and software developer…
The NBA 2K League has signed a multifaceted rights deal with ESPN, which includes the first linear broadcasts of the National Basketball Association’s esports property in the US.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has stated the Olympic Movement’s response to Covid-19 is likely to result in further cost-cutting measures and flagged up Olympic postponement costs a…
The IMG agency has united eight of its top tennis clients, including the Williams sisters and Naomi Osaka, with leading names from the world of sport, entertainment and fashion to launch a new virtual…
Churchill Downs, the organizers of the Kentucky Derby, has announced it will conduct a virtual running of the iconic horse racing event on May 2
Current league rights holders ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, MLB Network each involved
The National Hockey League has become the latest major sports organization to create a players-only esports tournament to help fill the sports competition void amid the global Covid-19 pandemic