Football

Spanish football club Real Madrid has signed up sports gambling platform Fonbet as a regional sponsor

Marron Media, the Australia-based sports media agency co-founded by former International Cricket Council media rights manager Lara Richards, has struck a five-year deal to distribute live rights to Nicaraguan…

Luigi De Siervo and Paolo Dal Pino are set to be re-elected as chief executive and president of Lega Serie A, respectively, although the latter is set to decide next week whether he will continue for another…

The Ekstraklasa, the top tier of club football in Poland, has signed a new rights deal in the Balkan region with pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport

Fifa and world football’s six confederations have reacted to renewed reports about the creation of breakaway ‘European Super League’, issuing a joint statement warning that any player or club involved in su…

Online house and garden furniture retailer Tectake will become a new sponsor of German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund from the second half of the 2020-21 season

Online retail giant Amazon secured almost half of all new UK subscriptions to streaming services in the final quarter of last year, according to new data. The UK witnessed almost 1

Uefa club competition rights in Iceland will be shared between the Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group and media company Sýn, from the 2021-22 season onwards.

English Premier League club Everton has become the latest sports team to sign up sports travel company Clarity Sports as a sponsor

All India Football Federation president Praful Patel says hosting the 2027 Asian Cup will hasten India's big ambitions in football and sport more generally.

SportBusiness speaks to John Reynal, the founder of Onside and FXE Futbol, about the strategy behind the IWC and the potential threat of legal action from Relevent Sports.

The Premier League usually auctions its domestic media rights halfway through its three-season cycle, but Covid has uprooted its plans. Callum McCarthy examines the likely bidders and the league's hopes for an uplift in the value of the rights.

James Fenn, Strategist at Hill + Knowlton Strategies, explains what the NFL, Fifa and Marvel can show us about the ambition sport needs to come back better than ever.

English Premier League club Everton has become the latest sports team to sign up sports travel company Clarity Sports as a sponsor

State-owned gaming company Norsk Tipping has enhanced its presence in Norwegian football by agreeing a deal to become the main sponsor of the national teams and club competitions

The Mediapro agency has ‘opened talks’ with LaLiga, the governing body of Spain’s top two professional football tiers, over a reduction in its rates for rights to broadcast matches in public spaces. T

The domestic broadcast rights invitation to tender issued last night by France’s Professional Football League (LFP) includes the requirement for a bank guarantee from bidders and a shareholder guarantee, w…

The English Premier League will continue to make available all its matches for broadcast in the UK until at least the last weekend of February

SSE Airtricity, the Irish energy supplier, has extended its title sponsorship of Ireland’s top-tier men’s league for two years and had also become the title sponsor of Ireland’s Women’s National League. The

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has launched its invitation to tender for domestic broadcast rights for the remainder of the 2020-24 cycle after the collapse of its previous contract with a…

The International Women’s Cup, a new exhibition tournament featuring women's soccer teams from the United States and Europe, will debut this summer at Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky.

Broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand have been asked to lodge their first-round bids for Uefa Champions League rights by the middle of next month following the launch of the sales process by the Team…

Uefa and the Team Marketing agency have initiated the process to invite offers for licensing rights across four more categories for the 2021-24 club competitions cycle

Mirko Hellweg has become the second long-serving commercial executive to be leaving Schalke 04, bringing down the curtain on just under two decades at the Bundesliga club

The IMG agency has worked with Epic Games to enable 23 football clubs to appear in the publisher’s popular Fortnite title.

Dave Checketts, a former chief executive of the Madison Square Garden Company and president of the New York Knicks, has joined the board of directors at Premier League side Burnley

Mediapro, the agency and production group that is closing down its Téléfoot subscription service in France after the collapse of its French football broadcast deal, has offered to continue to show Ligue 1…

Sunday's English Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United averaged 4.5 million viewers and peaked at 4

The Asian Football Confederation has announced a rights deal with Turkish pay-television broadcaster D-Smart to broadcast AFC competitions in the country from 2021 to 2024

Football’s global transfer market took a Covid-19 hit in 2020 as spending in the men’s professional game was reduced to levels not seen since pre-2017, however the women’s game continued its growing activ…

Chinese streaming platform PP Sports is following through on a threat last year to sue the English Premier League over their collapsed media rights deal, according to a report in the Financial Times

Brazilian media group Globo is reported to have arranged to meet a delegation from world football’s governing body Fifa to clear the air between the two parties after their relationship has become strained i…

The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has announced that telco Telecel submitted the highest bid in the most recent tender for media rights to Bolivian club football, bidding over $12m (€9.9m) per season.

German Bundesliga club Werder Bremen has become the latest football club to sign international trading platform eToro as a sponsor

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) national team football tournament

English Premier League club Southampton has signed up Hummel as its kit supplier from the start of the 2021-22 season

Indonesian media group Emtek has renewed its rights for Uefa club competitions for the next three-year cycle, 2021-22 to 2023-24