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Global payments specialist Visa has called on fellow sponsors to demonstrate support for Olympic athletes impacted by the postponement of the Tokyo Games

The Commonwealth Games Federation is working with World Athletics and Uefa to ensure the Birmingham Commonwealth Games don’t overlap with a rescheduled World Athletics Championships or the Women’s Eur…

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications has indicated that leading women's sports events and the Paralympic Games are likely to be added when it updates the list of sporting events that must…

Australian Olympic Committee president and International Olympic Committee member John Coates has opted to take a voluntary 20-per-cent pay cut amid ongoing financial uncertainty caused by the Covid-19…

Next year’s edition of the World Games multi-sport event in Birmingham, Alabama has been postponed by 12 months to accommodate the new date for the summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Tokyo 2020's record domestic sponsorship sales will help the organisers absorb extra costs related to the Games' rescheduling, the International Olympic Committee said yesterday

The International Olympic Committee will look to find an “equitable solution” with rights-holding broadcasters over payment schedules for rights to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, according to Timo Lum…

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has today (Thursday) unveiled plans to provide an array of content to compensate for the lack of sporting action it would have televised due to Covid-19

Mediaset has received a portion of a €15m ($16.4

Global agency president looks to work through current public health crisis, plan ahead for return of sports industry to full activity

Paul Garbett, associate director at CSM Sport & Entertainment, gives his view on the impact and opportunities of a dramatically changed post-coronavirus sporting calendar.

Barcelona’s blueprint for Olympic legacy is widely respected. But how is the city’s approach evolving nearly three decades after the transformational Games? Bradley Rial reports.

US venue development, advisory and investment company Oak View Group (OVG) has submitted plans for a new arena in Manchester, reiterating its conviction that the English city could support two successful…

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A poll of 100 cities has revealed their concerns that the Covid-19 pandemic will have a lasting impact on the budgets allocated to hosting sporting events and public perceptions about sport’s ‘travelling cir…

The Olympic Council of Asia announced yesterday that China will host the third edition of the Asian Youth Games in Shantou from November 20 to 28 next year

Sports streaming technology company Deltatre has launched mtribes, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology that will allow media outlets running a multi-platform digital or OTT service to identify…

French sports leagues and federations will be hoping that a proposed tax relief system will soften the financial blow on broadcasters suffering from the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and incentivise…

Radio Sport, New Zealand's only dedicated sports radio station, has been shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The City of Toronto potentially faces an extended sports shutdown after mayor John Tory announced the cancellation of all major city-run events through June 30 amid the global Covid-19 pandemic

China's General Administration of Sport issued a statement yesterday saying sporting events that draw crowds are "not to be resumed as of yet

DAZN, the global sports subscription service, has begun to inform sports rights-holders that it will not make its next rights fee payments for any content that has yet to be delivered, SportBusiness understands

The International World Games Association (IWGA) has said it is working “very urgently” on a change of dates for its 2021 World Games in the US city of Birmingham, while the International University Spo…

New terms for canceled events draws quick rebuke

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has negotiated agreements with rights-holders to allow its member broadcasters to air archive…

RSN creates two-screen experience involving former players turned analysts

The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, (SF&OC) has added Japanese instant noodle company Nissin Foods to its sponsorship portfolio

A study published today (Monday) by the French broadcast and internet piracy regulators has found a markedly low appetite among the public to subscribe to a sports streaming platform

UK free-to-air commercial broadcaster ITV will fill the hole in the gap left by the cancellation of the 2020 Grand National by offering live coverage of a virtual version of the iconic horse racing event

Summer Games now set for July 23-August 8, 2021

Global payments specialists Visa has provided the Olympic athletes it sponsors with assurance that contracts can be extended in line with the delay of Tokyo 2020

Sports data and content company Sportradar has launched a new AI-driven product that will seek to simulate professional sports matches for the betting market amid the global competition lockdown due to…

Chinese sportswear company Li-Ning revealed revenue in 2019 had grown double the pace of 2018, while net income tripled the previous year's after a one time gain, with net profit attributable to shareholders …

Wimbledon will be cancelled for the first time since World War II, according to German Tennis Federation vice-president Dirk Hordorff. The event is scheduled to begin June 29

Matchroom Sport’s Barry Hearn is continuing to look at ways to stage live sports events behind closed doors despite the UK being in a state of ‘lockdown’ due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus. H

Sports Information Services has announced that it is to suspend all non-essential operations and furlough “a significant number” of its permanent staff, effective immediately in response to the Covid-19 pan…