Spanish telco Telefónica has reported a small fall in Spanish pay-television subscribers but has expressed confidence in its future financial stability thanks to reductions in recent premium sports rights …
OneFootball, the Germany-based digital platform, has added another high-profile property to its portfolio by securing streaming rights in Brazil to France’s Ligue 1 in another deal facilitated by the S…
UK commercial broadcaster Channel 5 has agreed a deal with US-based Showtime Sports and the Premier Boxing Champions series to air this weekend’s world-title fight between Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa C…
From the way sports organisations have responded to the initial outbreak of the coronavirus, to predicting the scenarios of recovery, SportBusiness spoke to leaders and executives in the Asia-Pacific region…
Four years from its launch, OTT broadcaster DAZN is blazing a trail for sports streaming services around the world. Chief executive Simon Denyer reflects on the first years of operation and the potential challenges from tech companies moving into sport and major rights-holders going it alone.
As more and more streaming services come to market, industry research suggests sharp resistance to consumers carrying more than three each, heightening the race for customer acquisition. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.
NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans. Frank Dunne speaks with representatives from some of the service's major stakeholders on how Game Pass fits into the league’s global media-rights strategy.
Fifa’s proposals to cap agent commissions has set it on a collision course with some of the most powerful agents in world football. In this explainer, Ben Cronin outlines the reasoning behind the reforms and the legal arguments for and against them.
With top sponsors jumping ship, Football Federation Australia’s new CEO James Johnson faces a tough start to his new role. But there is confidence he has the know-how to turn things around. John Duerden reports.
Twitch has been the video game streaming sector’s market leader since its inception in 2015, but YouTube is now coming for that crown. Callum McCarthy speaks to Ryan Wyatt about the platform’s aggressive move into live esports.
The world of Counter Strike: Global Offensive esports is about to leap into a new era with its first team-owned franchise league, but these developments aren't being welcomed by the game's developer, Valve. Callum McCarthy dives into the idiosyncratic world of Counter Strike economics.
Regulation has limited the extent to which China’s sporting stars can capitalise on their sporting prowess via commercial deals. But recent rule changes by the General Administration of Sports offers new possibilities. Chen Yaolin investigates.
Signing Japanese international Takumi Minamino will be a boon for Liverpool's commercial activity in Asia, but the club's strategy to become number one in the region goes beyond a single signing. John Duerden reports.
Lausanne is home to dozens of sports organisations but, until recently, its event-hosting capabilities and ambitions have been relatively modest. How will the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games change the landscape? Bradley Rial reports.
Denver is keen to bounce back after its “unconventional” hosting model proposed for the 2030 winter Olympics failed to progress to candidate city stage. However, what does Colorado’s mile-high city have to offer in sporting terms? Bradley Rial investigates.
Highlights of the Fan Engagement panel at the Sports Decision Makers Summit in London. Highlights of the Fan Engagement panel at the Sports Decision Makers Summit in London. The panel looks beyond cookie-cutter approaches to fan engagement and discusses the importance of creativity and technology in creating deeper and more profitable engagement with fans.
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