UK-based independent sport and entertainment management company KIN Partners has named Danny Paiser as its senior vice-president, commercial
French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has been fined between €3m ($3.4m) and €5m for the ‘forced sale’ of a subscription offer to 430,000 customers. The
Caribbean pay-television broadcaster Flow Sports has entered into an agreement with Island Sports Network (iSN), the OTT streaming platform that offers coverage of sports events in the Caribbean and Latin…
UK-based production company Sunset+Vine has been named as the host broadcaster of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in a deal that could be extended to include the 2026 and 2030 editions of the…
Sports data and content company Sportradar has announced that it has hired Alex Gersh as its new chief financial officer, effective immediately.
Round-Up: True threatens FAT, ITTF worlds postponed again, WTA ‘hopeful’ on China tournaments, and more
Thai pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions is threatening not to show the end of the extended Thai League 1 football season, and is demanding a reduction in its rights fees for the competition
ESPN has entered into a multiyear agreement with independent artist distribution platform UnitedMasters
The Palace of Auburn Hills, the former home of the National Basketball Association's Detroit Pistons, has been demolished to make way for a new mixed-use development
Italian pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has filed an appeal against a ruling from Italy’s highest administrative court (CdS) that upheld a ban preventing it from acquiring exclusive internet rights t…
Michael Bapis, managing director with Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital Management, explores how the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed expectations across the sports industry, but also what has remained intact
Last month, the Infront agency announced the launch of its new initiative, #Sport4Recovery. Adam Nelson speaks to some of the founding partners of the programme about how the scheme aims to highlight the social and health benefits of sport as well as the economic ones.
Closed-door sport is forcing innovation and fresh thinking about virtual hospitality. But can it ever hope to replace the real behind-the-ropes experience? Ben Cronin reports.
Major sporting events are likely to bear the scars of the Covid-19 pandemic for the majority of the coming decade, though in the long-term the sector should recover to full health, experts believe.
IT firm Atos has extended its Worldwide Olympic Partnership deal with the International Olympic Committee for four years, until the end of 2024, guaranteeing continuity in the operations technology underpinning…
Sports industry data firm Nielsen Sports has closed its Singapore office, which covered the Southeast Asia region
The redevelopment of Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium ahead of the 2022 Commonweath Games has been delayed until April of that year, organisers have announced, leaving just three months between the scheduled c…
The Watch & Bet service of sports data and AI technology company Stats Perform has been chosen by the Norwegian state lottery’s sportsbook, Norsk Tipping, as its sole live streaming video supplier.
US sports-focused streaming service and channel aggregator fuboTV posted a 78-per-cent increase in overall revenues during its fiscal first quarter, thanks to spikes in subscriptions, advertising sales, …
Oakwell Sports Advisory group, the London-based specialist corporate advisory service for the sports and media technology sector, has announced the appointment of Andrew Croker as the chairman of its advisory…
Showmax, the subscription video-on-demand platform in sub-Saharan Africa, has launched a new service which will incorporate sports content from its sister company, pay-television broadcaster SuperSport
A trio of Cypriot telcos are in the advanced stages of agreeing a tripartite carriage agreement which would see all three share their sports channels with one another
DAZN’s launch of a global OTT streaming service initially focused on boxing is being readied, after the initial launch was postponed amidst disruption to the boxing calendar and impact of the Covid-19 p…
Silva International Investments, owner of SportBusiness, has launched a digital company, WE DO Digital Solutions, to serve the sports and entertainment sectors
Round-Up: European football’s €4bn hit, Six Nations confirm CVC talks, BWF events cancelled, and more
European football clubs are likely to lose €4bn ($4.5
Company taps former Universal Studios executive for key role
Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Ten has posted a A$226.6m (€140m/$157.8m) loss, warning that the Covid-19 pandemic could have a “material” impact on its financial position. T
Ben Nicholas and Nick Chesworth, former senior media rights executives at the IMG agency, have joined together with Dominic Hayes, previously the commercial director at England’s Premiership Rugby, to f…
UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced agreements have been brokered that will allow select international sporting events to take place in England amid Covid-19, stating the “British summer o…
Both the Washington Redskins of the National Football League and Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians have moved closer than ever to changing their nicknames in the wake of quickly mounting corporate a…
The Commonwealth Games Federation has given the city of Hamilton a September deadline to secure the necessary government backing to bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games
The advertising arm of UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has been appointed to exclusively sell advertising and sponsorship for the BT Sport subscription channels, replacing free-to-air broadcaster Channel…
A House of Lords committee has today (Thursday) called for a ban on gambling sports sponsorship as part of wide-ranging recommendations to address gambling-related harm
Round-Up: Insurers remove pandemic cover, K League fans plan, three-team cricket format go-ahead, and more
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 Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games expect to record a surplus of CHF400,000 (€376,000/$423,200) after generating income of CHF37.7m in cash and CHF10.8m in value in kind.
UK pay-television broadcasters BT Sport and Sky are reportedly poised to resume charging commercial customers, but at a reduced rate, amid the restart of competitions after Covid 19-related lockdown
YouTube TV, fuboTV also set to hike monthly rates
The Global Association of International Sports Federations has announced the launch of sustainability.sport, a new web portal dedicated to tackling a range of sustainability issues facing the sector