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Digital media company Motorsport Network has appointed Simon Danker to lead the next growth steps of its OTT platform, Motorsport.tv. As chief executive of Motorsport
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Tech giant Amazon has expanded its sports streaming portfolio in a multiyear partnership with the Women’s National Basketball Association, which gives Prime Video exclusive global streaming rights to 16…

The Basketball Africa League has announced a series of international broadcast partners ahead of its inaugural season, including ESPN and NBA TV in the United States

Pay-per-view streaming platform LIVENow has acquired streaming rights in various international territories to rugby union’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals later this month.

Pay-per-view and subscription-based sports streaming service Fanseat has agreed a two-year deal with Elite Speedway Sweden for the global rights to its top-tier competition, the Elitserien

World Triathlon, the sport’s global governing body, has agreed deals with production company FilmNova and broadcast graphics provider Moov to enhance live coverage of its events.

Formula 1 has shown signs of emerging from the Covid-19 crisis after reporting revenues of $180m (€148.4
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Marking yet another effort to bring Olympic content to new platforms and reach fans wherever they are, NBC Olympics has developed an agreement with Twitch to deliver live programming from the upcoming…

Screach, a new live sports streaming and advertising platform built specifically for commercial venues, has secured $2m (€1.7m) in investment to support the global roll-out of its technology.

World Skate, the international federation for sports performed on skating wheels, has agreed a four-year deal with Mediapro for the agency and production group to market its events globally

Italian Serie A champions Inter Milan have launched an official channel on Amazon-owned online streaming platform Twitch

Broadcasting of curling’s ongoing World Women’s Championship in Calgary has been delayed by a further 24 hours after four members of the broadcast staff tested positive for Covid-19 over the weekend.

The International Cricket Council has invited bids for its data and betting streaming rights, along with data collection services, from 2021 to 2023, as it seeks to benefit from increasing competition…

StreamAMG, the sports streaming and technology company, has been appointed by the European League of Football to provide a live and on-demand global streaming service for the new American football competition

Endeavor’s initial public offering will generate funds to provide “flexibility” over how the business is run, pay down debt and enable further acquisitions, according to Mark Shapiro, president at the s…

The Spring Media agency has teamed up with production company Rugby Factory to distribute the latter’s new ‘RugbyTown’ documentary series outside of the US market. T

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the rugby union media-rights landscape.