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After consecutive years of falling television ratings, NFL domestic television audiences increased by five per cent in the recently concluded 2018-19 season.

Despite appearing to be at an-all time high in terms of general popularity, NBA domestic television audience ratings for the first half of the 2018-19 season are down across the board compared to the first half of the 2017-18 season.

New league will feature champion cricket clubs from across Europe European refugee crisis has created micro-communities of underserved cricket fans

Women’s World Cup currently has two-tier sponsorship model Global Partner tier includes sponsorship rights to all Fifa events

As new technology has opened new methods of media distribution, stakeholders from across the sports feeding chain have set out to establish themselves as media businesses

Discovery Media has served further notice of its ambitions in golf by recruiting Jamie Kennedy to be director of social media and digital content for its GolfTV streaming service

The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has agreed a multi-year partnership with the Dentsu agency and Japanese production and distribution company Synca Creations

Sports and betting-related services company Sportradar has today (Wednesday) signed a multi-year partnership with North America’s Major League Baseball.

Sandro Rosell, the former FC Barcelona president, will go on trial today (Monday) on money-laundering charges related to the sale of television rights for Brazil matches

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The European Broadcasting Union has opened a new chapter in its relationship with sport with the launch of Eurovision Sport and Eurovision Services to deliver the full range of rights management, production,…

Simon Denyer was among the 10 executives whose work in 2018 we believe indicates the direction of the sports business in 2019 and beyond.

Laura Froelich was among the 10 executives whose work in 2018 we believe indicates the direction of the sports business in 2019 and beyond.

Barney Francis was among the 10 executives whose work in 2018 we believe indicates the direction of the sports business in 2019 and beyond. Sport was once famously the battering ram for Sky.

Alfredo Bermejo was among the 10 executives whose work in 2018 we believe indicates the direction of the sports business in 2019 and beyond.

Aneesh Madani, head of sports partnerships, Asia-Pacific, at Twitter, tells SportBusiness how the social network is cooperating with rights-holders and broadcasters to capitalise on its continued growth across the continent, and using fan engagement to drive revenues for itself and its partners.

Fifty games moved to afternoons so they can be broadcast in primetime on continent Approximately 30 per cent of NHL players come from overseas

The 2018 edition of the SportBusiness Consulting Global Media Report is now available to download.

• League has brought in consultants Alvarez & Marsal to advise on OTT platform • New distribution strategy will be in place for the next rights cycle, from 2022-23 season • B

Few human endeavours, in any field, have required as much explanation as the Uefa Nations League

IMG launches own direct-to-consumer distribution platforms for Italian and Spanish football rights

In contrast to Tim Crow, columnist Richard Gillis argues the “sheer obviousness” of Woods v Mickelson in Vegas shows shows the folly of tinkering with golf.

Welcome to the US Digest, rounding up the big news and developments coming out of the world’s biggest sports market Woods-Mickelson showdown set for Thanksgiving weekend Mo

US major leagues are tweaking their rules to make sure fans stay tuned in as concerns build about distracted audiences. Data is playing a critical role, with leading rights-holders employing sophisticated, data-led decision-making to make the changes.

Welcome to the US Digest, rounding up the big news and developments coming out of the world’s biggest sports market