Media

US distribution of international soccer a key priority for ESPN's OTT offering

Final day standings drama boosts American viewership for Comcast-owned networks

Agreement includes ESPN-branded studio in Las Vegas, data integrations, and marketing activations

Sean Bratches, Formula One's managing director of commercial operations, says he is "optimistic" that Ferrari and Mercedes will participate in the second season of the highly-successful Netflix documentary…

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott is confident the creation of a new media company will help increase the value of the US collegiate athletics conference’s media rights in 2024.

Motorsport’s world governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), has entered into a partnership with digital media company Motorsport Network to better serve fans by creating a deta…

Twitter’s former head of sports partnerships, Asia Pacific, Aneesh Madani has joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to be its global head of digital partnerships.

US-based sports, data and technology company STATS is to merge with Perform in a deal which could help fund the global expansion of the DAZN OTT sports platform

Bundesliga International chief executive Robert Klein has called for better legislation, more effective technology and more widespread government commitment in the battle against media rights piracy which,…

German football has earned praise for its blend of ideological purity and commercial nous, but calls to reform restrictions on private ownership and investment are growing. With the Bundesliga’s media rights coming to market, Callum McCarthy explores how the league’s commercial performance over the next 18 months could shape its long-term future.

Last year, broadcasters and promoters announced a series of big-money deals that promised much and have so far delivered very little. Callum McCarthy examines why boxing’s stakeholders aren’t yet on the same page.

The new EU Copyright Directive is one of the most controversial pieces of European legislation ever passed, pitting content creators like record companies, film studios and sports rights-holders against social media platforms and free-speech campaigners. Its final wording appears to have left both sides unhappy. And many experts say it will change very little for sport and direct no new revenues towards the industry.

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

BeIN Sports' long-term future in the United States was put in doubt after the Federal Communications Commission dismissed the network's third carriage complaint against Comcast/Xfinity

The DAZN Group is reportedly close to agreeing a sale for its Perform Content division to Vista Equity Partners, which could help fund the global expansion of the company’s OTT sports platform.

In an attempt to engage casual fans, LaLiga North America is launching an English-language documentary series to showcase the stories of LaLiga supporters across the United States

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

The New England Patriots have become the leading National Football League side on digital media in China

The Six Nations unions are in advanced discussions about a proposal to pool the broadcasting rights for Test rugby in Europe, a move that would scupper plans for a world rugby league

Uefa has refocused its energies on building a social media presence in China with the launch of a Champions League account on the country’s most popular messaging platform WeChat.

The spring-season Alliance of American Football had a mixed inaugural weekend as it looks to fill the post-Super Bowl gridiron void. Its first two games which aired on CBS on Saturday night, ‏averaged 2.91

Turner Sports' sports and culture website, Bleacher Report, will offer even more items commercially in 2019

BeIN Media Group has called on Italy's top-tier football division Serie A to reconsider its decision to stage the Italian Super Cup in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, accusing the country of backing the piracy of…

Manchester United says it has seen an increase in engagement on the club’s media channels following the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as its caretaker manager.