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The Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour, the UK’s leading cycling races, have agreed five-year global broadcast rights deals with international sports broadcaster Eurosport and digital platform Global Cyc…

Private equity company CVC Capital Partners is investing in a new commercial entity with the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) that will jointly manage rights for major global volleyball competitions

Electric off-road racing series Extreme E has reached a video news and highlights agreement with SNTV, the sports video news agency that is a joint venture between IMG and the Associated Press

SIS, a provider of end-to-end products and services to the betting and broadcast industries, has agreed a two-year deal to distribute live broadcast pictures and data to horse racing’s Saudi Cup.

Motorsports-focused digital media group Motorsport Network has handed a wider remit to Oliver Ciesla, the former managing director of the FIA World Rally Championship commercial arm WRC Promoter, in a…

John Cooper has been promoted to a general counsel role at Endeavor’s experiences, rights and events businesses, including oversight of legal practices at the media and events arms of the IMG agency.

The fourth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League has secured coverage to air the tournament in 100 countries

The Spring Media agency has renewed its global media rights agreement with World Taekwondo in a deal that will run until 2024

The American media strategy for World Wrestling Entertainment has now been dramatically reshaped and resettled following a landmark deal this week to license the content from the WWE Network exclusively …

Events promotion company Matchroom Sport has created a media production arm that will adopt the Matchroom brand

The Israeli Professional Football Leagues, the body that manages the commercial rights to Israeli football’s top two divisions, has issued an invitation to tender for domestic and international broadcast r…

LIVENow, the streaming platform launched by Aser Ventures, has recruited a chief marketing and content officer with the recent appointment of James Sutcliffe from energy drink brand Monster Energy

Marron Media, the Australia-based sports media agency co-founded by former International Cricket Council media rights manager Lara Richards, has struck a five-year deal to distribute live rights to Nicaraguan…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has agreed a deal to be the exclusive broadcaster in the country for Australian Racing Group and Shannons Motorsport Australia Championship events in 2021

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…

IMG has re-committed to Sport 24, its in-flight and in-ship channel business, in a long-term extension to its agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a subsidiary of electronics giant Panasonic,…

The value of global sports media rights took a significant hit in 2020 as the impact of Covid-19 becomes apparent, the latest SportBusiness Consulting Global Media Report has found

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO), the not-for-profit entity that represents the body of professional triathletes, has recruited experienced outside broadcast director and producer Martin…

The Tencent Cloud division of Chinese digital media company Tencent has agreed a deal with World Rowing to provide global live streaming of the federation’s upcoming World Indoor Championships.

International broadcaster Eurosport has renewed a swathe of broadcast rights to Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) events in 2021 in a deal with Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting…

Extreme E has agreed a deal for Al Kamel Systems, the Madrid-based supplier of graphics, data processes and timekeeping to the motor sports industry, to support its broadcast with timekeeping, TV graphic…

Italian football’s Lega Serie A has decided to enter into private negotiations with bidders for its international rights from 2021-22 to 2023-24.

Last year’s Covid-19-disrupted F1 season led to a record number of fans tuning in to the F1 virtual action for their racing fix. A total of 11.4

The Infront agency has bolstered its road cycling portfolio in a long-term deal for international broadcast rights to both the Tour of Flanders and the Netherlands’ Amstel Gold Race.