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World Athletics is poised to regain representation within the International Olympic Committee after president Sebastian Coe was nominated for IOC membership following assurances over his role as group…

The organisers of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are inviting expressions of interest for the merchandising and licensing rights to sell official Birmingham 2022 and Commonwealth Sport-branded…

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union, has recruited Alexis Vapaille, broadcasting rights manager at the International Paralympic Committee, as sports project manager, summer…

Digitally focused companies to integrate content, back-end functions

Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency, among other interests in sport, suffered a 26-per-cent year-on-year revenue drop in the first quarter of 2020 as its Spectator Sports and Mass Participation…

DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, has launched direct carrier billing in Germany and Switzerland through agreements with telecoms operators Telefónica and Swisscom.

Former Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has been appointed as chair of the Live Entertainment Industry Forum (LEIF), a grouping of Australia’s largest live event businesses designed to…

Kieran Holden, head of sport at Irish broadcaster Virgin Media Television, has left his position

The Association of National Olympic Committees will make $11.65m (£9.2m/€10.3m

Scott Young, who heads up Sky Sports’ Formula 1 channels, is to leave the UK pay-television broadcaster to join Discovery-owned Eurosport later this year in the position of senior vice-president, production a…

Subscription-based sports journalism outlet makes series of cutbacks

Active corporate sponsor faces blowback after downplaying issues of racial injustice

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has announced its recent appointment of Walt Disney Company executive Amar Melwani to the newly-created role of vice-president of distribution partnerships and …

Around two-thirds of Switzerland-based international federations have taken advantage of the government loans being offered to ease their cash-flow problems during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Francesco…

Research by video software provider Synamedia has found that 51 per cent of sports fans watch pirated sports streaming services at least once a month, despite 89 per cent of consumers having a subscription…

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has extended its distribution deal with Swedish internet service provider Bahnhof, adding its premium sports channels for the first time

The BBC, the UK public-broadcaster, has named Tim Davie, chief executive of its BBC Studios commercial subsidiary, as the successor to director general Tony Hall

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has raised the live sports attendance capacity to 50 per cent in a further effort to boost the state's economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic

Eleven Sports is looking to recruit a new managing director to head up its operations in Taiwan with incumbent Simone Kang set to leave the Aser Ventures-owned international sports broadcaster in July,…

The former head of global sponsorship sales for the Williams Racing Formula 1 team, Justin Mountstephens, has launched a sports marketing agency, Mountstephens Sports Marketing (MSM)

French pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has said it will undertake a reorganisation project that is expected to lead to the loss of around 20 jobs

The Sports Consultancy (TSC) has launched SEER, a unit which the agency claims is the first research and intelligence body to focus solely on the sport and entertainment sector

DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, is in “final stage” negotiations to sell its Goal.com football website to US-based private equity firm TPG Capital, it has emerged.

UK-based sports memorabilia business The Memento Group is looking to expand into more sports after establishing its F1Authentics.com platform. The Memento Group launched F1Authentics