Action Sports

John Grabowski has left the IMG agency to take up a position as commercial director at Move.ai, the London-based technology company that delivers AI-generated 3D animations

US sports broadcaster ESPN has announced plans to take the X Games back to its roots with the summer edition of the action sports series set to be held in three Southern California locations this year,…

Thrill One Sports and Entertainment, the organiser behind action sports’ Nitro World Games, has opened the selection process for the hosts for the event in 2022 and 2023.

US sports broadcaster ESPN has detailed plans to stage its X Games Aspen event in January for the 20th consecutive year, although no fans will be able to attend

The Australian city of Brisbane has been selected as the host for the 2021 edition of the Nitro World Games extreme sports event

Action sports media company Thrill One Sports & Entertainment launched in January, just ahead of the pandemic which brought most live sport to a grinding halt. Chief executive Joe Carr tells SportBusiness how Covid-19 impacted on the new company’s event business and how its creative digital strategy has served to increase reach and deepen engagement with fans.

IMG-owned action sports channel Edgesport has launched on STV Player, the online video-on-demand service of Scottish commercial broadcaster STV

A new independent action sports operator and media company has been formed through a deal between investment firms The Raine Group and Causeway Media Partners, with backing from commercial finance company…

Edgesport, the action sports channel operated by IMG, is now available in over 50 countries through distribution deals agreed by the agency, including a return to China and additional deals in the US market

Nitro Circus, the world’s largest action sports brand, has appointed London-based The Sports Consultancy to work on the host city selection process for its proposed slate of worldwide live events. 

German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital has launched action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport in Germany, Austria and Switzerland after securing carriage deals with pay-television broadcaster…

German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital is set to carry content from action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport after successfully applying for a broadcast licence, while Bundesliga football club…

Moon Hill, a hill with a natural arch through it a few kilometers outside Yangshuo in southern China, and one of the world's most popular sport climbing peaks, has reopened to sport climbers after a ban…

The X Games action sports franchise is set to make its debut in China after a multi-year hosting agreement was signed between US sports broadcaster ESPN and REnextop Entertainment

US sports broadcaster ESPN, which organises the X Games, has announced that U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will continue to host the summer edition of the action sports event until 2020.

The X Games will stage an event in Australia for the first time next year after Seven West Media struck an agreement to bring the action sports series to Sydney.

The International Festival of Extreme Sports (FISE) has enhanced its partnership with RedTorch in order for the agency to provide full digital support to its World Series.