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Latest news from North America

Super Bowl LV at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium on February 7 will officially have a capacity of 22,000 fans including 14,500 ticket buyers and 7,500 vaccinated health care workers who will be guests of…

European soccer clubs dominate initial list of most innovative sports teams

The National Basketball Association’s Detroit Pistons have signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with the US-based online casino and sports betting operator Rush Street Interactive (RSI) and its flagship b…

This year’s edition of the Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series, which takes place in the US city of Miami, will be aired in major markets around the world after rights distribution agency H…

Legalized sports betting officially debuted in Virginia on January 21 after gaming company FanDuel became the first and only operator to gain an online license in the state, thanks to a unique partnership…

Veteran business executive Cipora Herman has been named the chief financial officer of LA28, the organizing committee of the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles

The National Basketball Association's Boston Celtics have extended their lease at TD Garden by 15 years through the 2035-36 season

The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced a series of international media-rights deals covering cricket played in the country during the 2021 to 2023 period

NHL

The National Hockey League has announced a multiyear partnership with Tipsport, which has become an official sports betting partner of the league and the official sportsbook of the NHL in the Czech Republic…

The National Hockey League has announced that it is putting a pause on its much-anticipated puck tracking technology just six days into the 2020-21 season due to performance concerns

Canadian food delivery service SkipTheDishes has announced a multiyear Canadian partnership with the National Hockey League, in which the company has been designated the official food delivery app of the…

Keith Wachtel, NHL's chief business officer, speaks to SportBusiness about the wider strategy behind the league's new division and helmet sponsorships for the 2020-21 season.

Latest news from South America

The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) has signed up the Brazilian arm of telco Telecom Italia (TIM) as a sponsor

Broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand have been asked to lodge their first-round bids for Uefa Champions League rights by the middle of next month following the launch of the sales process by the Team…

Brazilian media group Globo is reported to have arranged to meet a delegation from world football’s governing body Fifa to clear the air between the two parties after their relationship has become strained i…

The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has announced that telco Telecel submitted the highest bid in the most recent tender for media rights to Bolivian club football, bidding over $12m (€9.9m) per season.

Formula 1’s deal with the new promoter of the São Paulo Grand Prix in Brazil has been placed into doubt after a judge decided to temporarily suspend the contract reported to be worth R$100m (€15.4m/$18.8m).

City Football Group has announced a tie-up with Bolivia’s most successful domestic team, Club Bolívar, making the side its first ever partner club. 

Broadcast rights to the Uefa Champions League, Europa League and new third-tier Europa Conference League are poised to hit the market in Brazil, it has been reported

Online sports betting platform Betano has taken over as the main shirt sponsor of Brazilian football club Atlético Mineiro in a move disputed by the former main sponsor, banking group BMG.