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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 Agency turns down broadcast bids to launch Strive in Scandinavia but fills holes in global coverage...

Market Analysis from SportBusiness Consulting Introduction The last decade and a half has seen an explosion in value of sports media rights, with pay-television broadcasters using live sport as a vital...

After testing micropayments late last season, the NBA has officially announced that it will allow fans to purchase portions of in-progress games this coming campaign. The price initially will be $1.

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.

Pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports has picked up rights in Belgium, Portugal and Luxembourg to this weekend’s Laver Cup tennis tournament.

ESPN+, Disney's sports streaming service, has gained more than one million paying subscribers in its first five months, the company announced on Thursday.

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 More details emerged this we...

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

Scudamore’s former media advisor Phil Lines argues that his old boss could be directly credited with creating a formal tender process for the selling of the league’s rights and for professionalising the...

Wimbledon's long-term commercial strategy is driven by an increased focus on projecting itself as a global brand and protecting its standing as a premium sports property. Ben Cronin speaks to Mick Desmond, commercial and media director for the All England Club (AELTC) and James Ralley, head of marketing, commercial and hospitality about how this strategy boosts the value of its media rights.

In this month's issue we cover the following: RICHARD SCUDAMORE – Looking back on his legacy AMAZON AND THE EPL – Both parties still in testing mode WIMBLEDON – All England Club focuses on bran...

Spanish agency Mediapro has served notice to step up its business in the video assistant referees market for football after registering the ‘VAR’ phrase as a brand throughout Europe, according to the La Informacion website.

In this week's US sports industry round-up: FIFA World Cup ratings recovering from rough start | Rhode Island legalizes sports gaming | NASCAR looking at changing sponsorship model 

The agreement the Premier League struck in June with Amazon for one of two packages of rights unsold in its January auction – telco BT picked up the other – has to be one of the most important ever.

In this week's China sports industry round-up: Sports betting set to be legalised in Hainan | iQiyi adds more golf rights to its portfolio | University football association signs with Adidas

World football’s governing body Fifa has stepped up its fan engagement efforts for the ongoing World Cup in Russia by agreeing a partnership with US technology and camera company Snap Inc.

Welcome to SportBusiness Group’s US Digest, rounding up the news and developments coming out of the world’s biggest sports market Telemundo takes lead against Fox for World Cup viewers As Fox searches for...

In this week's China sports industry round-up: China still a player in 2018 World Cup | A third of  World Cup counterfeit tickets sold to Chinese fans | Neymar joins forces with Chinese brand Oppo