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 International Table Tennis Federation has signed a collaboration agreement with the T2 Asia-Pacific Table Tennis League (T2 APAC) in a move that is set to see innovative new elements from the latter competition introduced into the ITTF’s World Tour.
The Ligue de Football Professionnel, which operates the French football league, has opted to again delay the tender process for its next set of media rights as it seeks to benefit from the growing status of its competitions, according to L'Équipe.
The Pan American Team Handball Federation (PATHF) has lodged an appeal with the International Handball Federation’s (IHF) Arbitration Commission over the proposal by the world governing body to split it into two separate organisations.
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), owner of the Lord’s Ground in London and recognised as the sole authority on the Laws of Cricket, has called on the Board of Control for Cricket in India to back the sport’s ongoing bid to become part of the Olympic Games, adding that the BCCI’s reluctance is the only remaining barrier facing the efforts.