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.
LaLiga, which organises the top two divisions of Spanish football, has signed rights deals in Poland with international sports broadcaster Eleven Sports and pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus, while it has renewed agreements in Greece and Cyprus with pay-television operator Cosmote TV and telco PrimeTel, respectively.
English Premier League football clubs will be required to make a final decision this summer on proposed reforms to the system by which broadcast rights revenue is distributed, according to multiple reports.
José Perurena has today (Monday) been re-elected as president of the International World Games Association (IWGA) as racquetball and softball secured returns to the World Games programme for the 2021 event in the US city of Birmingham, Alabama.
The organising committee for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar has said that it will seek talks with football’s global governing body over the proposal for an early expansion of the national team tournament from 32 to 48 countries.