Düsseldorf in Germany has been announced as the host city for the 2022 edition of the Invictus Games, the multi-sport event for wounded servicemen and women.
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) has opened a bidding process for hosting rights to future editions of the World Beach Games after confirming it will continue past its maiden event
Alberto Murray Neto, the outspoken Brazilian lawyer and Olympic sports administrator, has resigned as the chairman of the ethics council at the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB)
Subscription OTT sports platform DAZN has appointed Julian Skeels as vice-president of product acquisition, retention and payments
US media company Comcast NBCUniversal has launched SportsTech, a new global accelerator programme for sports technology start-ups
Katy Chambers Mollica, an experienced executive at US broadcaster Turner Sports, has joined US Olympic and Paralympic Properties, LA 2028’s joint venture with the US Olympic Committee, as head of partnership s…
Mariam Mahdavi, at one time a prominent executive at the Sportfive agency, has been appointed the International Olympic Committee’s new legal affairs director.
The Nigerian government has introduced measures to prohibit exclusive acquisition of sports rights in a move which it says will prevent “the misuse of monopoly of market powers”.
Indian sports media company Lex Sportel Vision is challenging in court its former partner Discovery's move last week to take full control of sports pay-television channel DSport
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The success of UK sports rights owners to get more people watching live sport than ever should be an inspiration to the world, says Gareth Balch, chief executive of data-driven sports marketing agency Two Circles.
Law firm Gowling WLG has stepped up its backing of the Commonwealth sports movement by agreeing sponsorship deals with Commonwealth Games England and Commonwealth Games Canada
Indian media group Sony Pictures Networks has appointed Manish Aggarwal as its new head of growth, monetization and digital business at its OTT video on-demand service SonyLIV
The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has formally requested that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) resolve the dispute concerning the non-compliance case against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Rusada)
A high-profile creative director working with Japanese marketing group Dentsu on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has resigned after being found to have harassed colleagues
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said he is confident the Japanese city of Sapporo will make a strong bid to host the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony will feature elements showcasing the Chinese New Year, the Great Wall of China, and the Olympics, according to the organising committee
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced yesterday that domestic applications for a second sales lottery for Paralympics tickets will take place from January 15…
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has called on athletes to respect the political neutrality of the Olympics and refrain from any form of political protest at the Tokyo 2020 summer…
German media group Constantin Medien has officially rebranded as Sport1 Medien, with the new company name designed to highlight its “passion” for sport.
An invitation to tender for various kit supply rights at the 2024 summer Olympics in Paris has attracted proposals from heavyweight sportswear firms based in France and internationally
Endeavor has acquired a majority stake in premium hospitality company On Location Experiences in a deal worth $660m (€589.8m).
Genius Sports, the sports data and technology company, is targeting “underserved” and “long-tail” sports with its new streaming production and betting streaming offering. Hav
The organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are predicting that the Games will cost ¥1.35tn ($12.6bn/£9.5
Olympic TOP sponsor Bridgestone has signed as a Presenting Partner of Eurosport’s multi-screen coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games across Europe.
Deutsche Sport Marketing, the commercial arm of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), has recruited Alexander Steinforth from Bundesliga side Fortuna Düsseldorf in the role of joint managing …
SportA, the sports rights agency of German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF, has agreed sublicensing deals for the 2020 men’s European Handball Championship with Discovery-owned sports broadcaster E…
Tokyo's new Olympic Stadium was officially unveiled on Sunday with a media tour and ceremony attended by Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike, and the venue's architect Kengo…
Eurovision Services, the business arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters, has signed a US-focused agreement with outsourced broadcast production company NEP Group
Bruin Sports Capital, the private equity firm founded by former IMG and Nascar executive George Pyne, is exploring a sale for its sports streaming technology company Deltatre
The 30th Southeast Asian Games ended yesterday with a closing ceremony at the 20,000-seater, purpose-built New Clark City Athletics Stadium
Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand’s free-to-air Prime channel will now be available in high definition through Freeview.
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has responded ‘fully and robustly’ to legal action taken against it by some of its most notable athletes.
The Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games Organising Committee announced a Prestige-level partnership agreement with Alibaba Group on Tuesday, in the sponsorship categories for information technology, cloud services…
75.1 million people will have visited a live UK sports event in 2019, breaking the record for the country and making it the only place in the world where sporting attendances exceed the population