Basketball

As National Basketball Association teams begin to arrive in Orlando, Florida, this week to prepare for the league’s return to play starting July 31 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, league commissioner Adam S…

The Canadian-arm of production and rights agency Mediapro has announced that it will produce every game of the 2020 Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series tournament

The Basketball Tournament has unveiled its commercial partners for this year’s event, which will be held exclusively at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, from July 4-14.

Baltic media group TV3 has agreed a three-season extension to its rights deal with Euroleague Basketball

Insurance companies are removing or ramping up the cost of pandemic insurance for sports events - CNA/Reuters South Korean football's K League hopes to have fans back in stadiums from July 10 - Yonhap

The Basketball Tournament has announced a multifaceted strategic partnership with sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel ahead of the organization's kickoff this weekend

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has renewed its agreement to capture, manage and distribute data on behalf of the Asociación de Clubes de Básquetbol (ADC), the governing body of the t…

Protocol Sports Marketing, the Toronto-based agency, has been appointed to distribute international media and sponsorship rights to the 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational, a new 3-on-3 basketball…

League, union reach comprehensive agreement for resumption of play

Tom King looks at how China is getting its sporting calendar back on track, and how the global health crisis has affected some of the weaker industry players in the country.

Florida city ready to capitalize on its position as the epicenter of professional sports in the US this summer to rejuvenate its tourism industry and secure major sporting events. Bob Williams reports

James Fenn, content and publishing strategist at Hill + Knowlton Strategies, explains how the "The Last Dance" broke all the rules to become a streaming sensation.

When the German Bundesliga presented behind-closed-doors action on Saturday, May 16, it ignited a wave of interest among football fans worldwide, and a reawakening of sponsorships that had gone largely…

The National Basketball Association is planning to restart its 2019-20 season with a high-profile showdown between crosstown rivals the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers

In a positive sign for next year's Olympics, Japanese Olympic Committee chief Yasuhiro Yamashita has told his international counterparts that Tokyo is gradually resuming sporting activities - Kyodo News

Euroleague Basketball has announced that its member clubs will see a 14-per-cent drop in revenue distributions due to the decision to cancel the 2019-20 seasons of its EuroLeague and EuroCup competitions

US sports broadcaster ESPN has added to its live programming during Covid-19 by agreeing a rights deal with New Zealand’s National Basketball League.

The NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves has hired Excel Sports Management to expand the team’s search for its next jersey patch sponsor.

League looks to proceed on season restart efforts

The Chinese Basketball Association on Saturday become the first of China's major domestic leagues to restart following months of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The NBA’s multi-year sponsorship deal with Microsoft, signed in April, places the technology giant among the highest-spending brands on the NBA’s roster.

French prosecutors are seeking a four-year jail sentence for former world athletics federation president Lamine Diack at his ongoing trial in Paris for corruption, money laundering and breach of trust…

The board of the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has voted to cancel the current season of its three European club competitions

The Women’s National Basketball Association has finalized a 2020 restart plan, settling on a 22-game regular season and playoffs that will be played beginning next month at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, F…

Sporting goods brand Wilson met a list of requirements that went “beyond the transactional” in its bid to replace rival brand Spalding as the NBA ‘s ball supplier from July 2021, SportBusiness understands. A

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has launched a new esports competition, which it will stream coverage of across its Facebook, Twitch and YouTube channels

Sportfive, the recently-rebranded sports marketing agency, has become the commercial advisory agency of FC Bayern Bundesliga, the leading German basketball side

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) will be held exclusively at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, from July 4-14 and broadcast on ESPN, it has been announced.

Boxers Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed terms for two world heavyweight title fights, promoter Eddie Hearn has said - Sky Sports

The 2020-21 National Basketball Association season is likely to be condensed in order to allow the league to remain as close as possible to its current schedule format

Several thousand fans will be permitted to attend the Australian Football League game between the Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval this Saturday night

The eight National Basketball Association teams excluded from participating in the league's planned return to competition in Orlando, Florida, this summer are exploring different ways to remain active…

The Chinese Basketball Association announced on Thursday that its suspended 2019-20 season will resume on June 20 after an almost five-month interruption

Vote is key initial step toward restarting games in late July

The National Basketball Association’s developmental G League has called off the remainder of the 2019-20 season in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has revealed he hired a pollster to gauge his prospects as an independent candidate in the upcoming 2020 United States presidential election.

International OTT streaming platform Megogo has acquired broadcast rights in Russia to the National Basketball Association in a deal running to 2023.