Esports

Wolverhampton Wanderers has agreed a wide-ranging tie-up with Evil Geniuses through which the English Premier League football club’s owner, Chinese conglomerate Fosun, has acquired a minority stake in t…

The G2 Esports organisation has recruited Alban Dechelotte, previously Riot Games’ head of partnerships and business development in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as general manager.

Technology wellness company Therabody has signed as the ‘Official Recovery Partner’ of competitive esports team NRG and its Overwatch team the San Francisco Shock.

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has agreed an exclusive Russian-language broadcast deal in the Commonwealth of Independent States region with WePlay Esports, the esports media holding company…

ESL Gaming, the Modern Times Group-owned esports company, has struck an exclusive broadcast deal in Israel with The Gaming Channel

Recent big-value rights deals in China for esports content have raised hopes for the emergence of a new market. But the dynamics between publishers, media platforms and audiences may not favour it.

Huya has moved to formally terminate a merger agreement with fellow live streaming service DouYu after China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) vetoed the proposed deal, citing concern o…

Esports tournament organiser ESL Gaming has agreed a sponsorship deal with cryptocurrency company Coinbase

Energy drinks brand Monster Energy has agreed a deal to sponsor esports event organiser ESL Gaming

German football club Schalke 04 has sold its licence for a starting place in esports’ League of Legends European Championship (LEC), citing the financial impact on its business model of Covid-19 and i…

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has extended its exclusive media rights deal with Chinese streaming service Douyu for an additional year

Gaming platform development company expands roster of team partners

Uefa has agreed a deal with Epic Games to create a Euro 2020-themed in-game tournament in the publisher’s popular Fortnite title.

US esports organisation TSM has agreed a 10-year naming rights deal with cryptocurrency exchange FTX, adding that the $210m (€172.7m) valuation represents a record for the esports industry.

The eSportsONE channel from Sport1, the German sports broadcaster, is now available in Ethiopia following a distribution agreement reached with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus

The Professional Fighters League mixed martial arts organisation and the G2 Esports organisation have become the latest sports properties to delve into the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) through agreements…

Esports organization Dignitas has secured a wide-ranging partnership with Canada-based digital bank QNTMPAY, which will include its League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) team being rebranded as "D…