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The National Lacrosse League has announced it has cancelled the remainder of the regular season due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The National Football League’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers are continuing to reap the commercial rewards of the arrival of superstar quarterback Tom Brady.

This year’s World’s Strongest Man event in Bradenton, Florida has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The event had been due to take place from May 20-24 but will now be held in November. Th

BeIN Media Group, the international pay-television broadcaster, has acquired rights in a number of territories to the All at Home Gaming Cup, a new esports competition launched by French Ligue 1 side Paris…

Commissioner says many different potential resumption alternatives remain under consideration

The United Soccer League has become the latest major sports organization in North America to furlough its employees amid the Covid-19 shutdown, SportBusiness can reveal

The Canadian Grand Prix has become the ninth Formula One race to be postponed this year because of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The Montreal-based event was scheduled to be held on June 14

League downplays speculation of staging entire schedule in Phoenix area

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US president holds conference call with representatives of most major US sports properties, but remains non-committal about a potential date to restart games

The National Hockey League is creating two new fan-engagement initiatives in a bid to stay active and keep supporters engaged amid the sports shutdown caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic

The National Hockey League has announced it is postponing a trio of upcoming tentpole events due to the global Covid-19 pandemic

The National Hockey League has asked its staff to take pay cuts following the indefinite suspension of the league amid the global Covid-19 pandemic

Latest news from South America

US-based media group Turner is seeking talks with the eight Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football clubs with which it holds broadcast rights deals, with a view to exiting the contracts ahead of the 2020 …

Two former 21st Century Fox executives have been charged with allegedly paying millions of dollars in bribes to help Fox Sports win the lucrative United States broadcasting rights to the 2018 and 2022…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has sought to alleviate panic in the domestic football industry amid its decision to suspend payments for certain rights deals, stating its move will not affect clubs…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has suspended payments to Federação Paulista de Futebol, governing body of football in the state of São Paulo, due to the suspension of the Campeonato Paulista cl…

Fox Sports and Turner Broadcasting, the US-headquartered pay-television broadcasters and rights-holders of the Argentinian Superliga, have pledged to void subscribers’ April payments for its football p…

Brazilian Entertainment-led OTT platform Guigo TV is ready to challenge dominant media group Globo for the rights to Brazil’s away qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup, it has been claimed.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo is facing up to the prospect of having to renegotiate advertising deals worth a reported R$580m (€103.6m/$113.7

Brazilian sports club Flamengo's esports team has been bolstered by the sponsorship of global computer and gaming equipment manufacturer, Redragon