Boxing

The restart of the Italian Serie A football season has been moved back a week to September 19 - Reuters/CNA The WTA Tour restarted yesterday with the Palermo Ladies Open in Sicily, Italy - Reuters/ec/CNA

Heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson has announced a comeback both inside and outside of the ring, headlined by a scheduled eight-round exhibition fight against Roy Jones Jr.

Fight Sports, the CSI Sports-owned linear sports channel and digital service, has agreed a distribution agreement in Sweden with telecoms and cable television operator Com Hem

Events promotion company Matchroom Sport has announced that Matchroom Multi Sport has today been spun off to become its own wholly-owned subsidiary

English Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has encouraged fans to stay away from stadiums, as the league prepares to resume play today

Sky has joined fellow UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport in distancing itself from talks over the proposed fight deal between British world heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has said that it is not currently involved in discussions about broadcasting the proposed Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury fights amid controversy over the involvement of…

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

Super featherweight bout headlines first Las Vegas card in more than three months

SportBusiness speaks to Jamie Hindhaugh, chief operating officer of BT Sport, who says that in the light of Covid-19, remote production points the way towards the broadcaster’s 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.

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 Mo

The $1bn deal between Matchroom Sport and DAZN has sent shockwaves through boxing and threatens to undermine the pay-per-view model that has been so successful in the sport. Richard Clarke looks at the deal and the sport’s emerging presence on YouTube.

The governor of Tokyo has questioned whether the Olympic Games can go ahead next year without an international deal on travel and quarantine

French pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has agreed a two-year deal with Top Rank for exclusive rights in the country to the US boxing promoter’s events.

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

The city of Las Vegas has been given the green light to partially resume its sports and gaming industries after Nevada governor Steve Sisolak announced that the state's casinos can reopen on June 4

Leading boxing promoter Bob Arum is planning to stage a series of fight cards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, over the coming months, continuing the return of live sports amid the global Covid-19…

The shutdown of professional sport in Japan will have cost the economy ¥274.7bn ($2.6bn/€2.4b

The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has reassigned hosting rights for its 2021 men’s World Championships to the Serbian capital of Belgrade after New Delhi did not fulfil its obligations to pay t…

Rafael Eli, a partner and chief operating officer at Schramm Marketing Group, the New York-based sponsorship and events agency involved in sports, has died after contracting the Covid-19 virus

Fight Network, the international fight sports channel, has appointed Adrian Clark as a consultant as it seeks to develop new boxing programming and relaunch its mobile app to support growth on new platforms

The costs of rescheduling the Olympics next year will be "massive", Tokyo 2020 organising committee chief executive Toshiro Muto has said

German public broadcaster ZDF is set to show a second night of boxing through a co-operation with Universum, the German boxing promoter, despite last month pulling out of future coverage after being unable…

Following the announcement that DAZN will launch a boxing-focussed global platform in May, Joseph Markowski, executive vice-president North America, told delegates here at Sportel Miami that the move will…

International sports streaming service DAZN has announced that its new global service, which will initially be focused on boxing, will launch in over 200 countries in time for Saul 'Canelo' Álvarez’s su…

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Asia and Oceania boxing qualifier in Amman, Jordan next month have secured several sponsors for the event

A return to boxing coverage by ZDF has proved to be short-lived after the German public-service broadcaster withdrew from a co-operation with Universum, the German boxing promoter

Promoters predicting 2m mark could be hit for PPV buys

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport and free-to-air commercial broadcaster ITV have signed a one-off boxing content-sharing deal to promote the Fury-Wilder fight on Saturday

Subscription streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in five countries to this weekend’s heavyweight boxing rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

The Boxing Federation of Russia has announced that the country will host the resurrected Boxing World Cup later this year, expressing confidence that the event will not be affected by sanctions proposed…

Matchroom Boxing has agreed a sponsorship deal with sports hydration brand Wow Hydrate. The two-year deal names Wow Hydrate as the official sports hydration partner of Matchroom Boxing

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired rights to the forthcoming boxing world title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive rights in the Nordic region to next month’s boxing world title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

The International Olympic Committee's Olympic Channel will provide exclusive global digital coverage of the five boxing qualification events for Tokyo 2020 taking place between February and May

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that preliminary conversations have been held regarding taking an Anthony Joshua fight to the Stade Tata Raphaël in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, …