An investment group led by former Washington Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin has struck a deal to acquire a “substantial” minority stake in the New York Islanders that will increase to a controlling shareholding in the National Hockey League franchise in two years’ time.
The Danish Football Association (DBU) has signed a new six-year agreement with the country’s players’ union, Spillerforeningen, over national team participation, following a dispute over commercial rights that hit the headlines last month.
Clubs from the top two divisions of Danish football have agreed to major reform plans that will bind together all commercial rights on a long-term basis and alter the structure of the league system, while also seeking to extend deals with existing domestic broadcast rights partners.
Swedish media company Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has sealed its third major rights deal this week by extending its agreement with the Premier League, the top division of English club football.
Danish telco TDC has today (Monday) said it intends to exit a proposed deal to take over multi-territory commercial and pay-television company Modern Times Group’s broadcasting and entertainment division after being approached with a takeover offer for its own business.
UK production company Sunset+Vine has extended its association with World Sailing after being appointed as the host broadcast and distribution partner for its 2018 World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark.