Media

SportsMediaRights.com, the online sports rights marketplace powered by sport media specialists Media Content, has signed a strategic partnership deal with Iacto.

Media analysts have described the idea of rival Major League Baseball (MLB) teams following the example of the New York Yankees by setting up their own regional TV networks as ‘a risk’.

FIFA, the soccer world's governing body, has appointed Zenith Media’s new sponsorship research division, Sponsorship Intelligence, to provide a wide ranging research programme for its international events.

Extreme Group's Extreme Sports Channel has launched in France.

UK broadcaster the BBC has hit out at newspaper reports claiming that it is to hold crisis talks with boxer Audley Harrison following the critical response to his narrow victory at the weekend.

Leo Hindery, CEO of the proposed Yankees Entertainment and Sports (YES) Network, has recruited several former co-workers from media firms AT&T Broadband and GlobalCenter to form the managment team of the new venture.

UK terrestrial broadcaster the BBC has reportedly called a crisis meeting with Olympic super-heavyweight champion Audley Harrison after the boxer's latest unimpressive display in the ring.

The resumption of the NFL following the terrorist attacks in the US showed a significant drop in television ratings with fans clearly not ready to sit down and tune into the action so soon after the recent atrocities.

The gradual shift of the content of the US network CNN/Sports Illustrated (CNN/SI) from a sports news format towards more live event programming has led to the broadcaster adding over 1 million subscribers to its proposition during the summer.

Leeds United Football Club has urged the Professional Football Association and England's soccer authorities to settle their differences quickly over television contracts.

Leeds United Football Club has urged the Professional Football Association and England's soccer authorities to settle their differences quickly over television contracts.

German sports brand Puma has unveiled the first phase of its 2002 World Cup advertising campaign which focuses on the fortunes of the Cameroon national team.

Sponsorship research agency S:Comm Research is relaunching its corporate website.

US broadcaster ESPN has entered into a partnership with fledgling regional sports network Victory Sports which sees the latter secure carriage of a variety of ESPN’s sports programming.

Heather White has been appointed as the new head of sports sales at marketing and media company Sportsworld Media Group.

Basketball legend Michael Jordan will come out of retirement to play for the NBA's Washington Wizards, according to media reports – and could announce his comeback later today.

Emirates Airlines have announced the end of their sponsorship of racing’s World Series.