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.
Mobile-focused ticket platform SeatGeek has signed its first naming rights deal through a partnership with the home stadium of Major League Soccer team Chicago Fire, which will now be known as SeatGeek Stadium.
LaLiga, which operates the top two division of Spanish football, has revealed it is close to announcing a new partnership with a “massive conglomerate” that will support the organisation’s growth plans in the US, and has also confirmed a link-up with the Thai League.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today (Thursday) unveiled a novel 100-ball format for its new limited overs competition as it seeks to differentiate it from the world’s established Twenty20 leagues.
The University of Oregon (UO) has unveiled plans to create the world’s leading track and field stadium for its hosting of the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) 2021 World Championships.
The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has hailed a court ruling against ticketing exchange Viagogo, which reiterates the organisation is the sole legal seller of tickets for the French Open grand slam tournament at Roland-Garros.