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News-based channel CNN International will provide global coverage of this Sunday’s charity golf match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, which will be shown in the US by Turner Sports.

Following the historic success of The Last Dance, ESPN has announced a new nine-part documentary series about legendary New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, which will be released in 2021

Electric off-road racing series Extreme E has agreed a one-year media-rights deal in Canada with French-language channel RDS

ESPN Deportes will broadcast some games in Costa Rica's top-flight Liga FPD, which has become the first professional soccer league in the Americas to resume action amid the global Covid-19 pandemic

Nascar's return to live racing at the weekend generated impressive domestic television ratings, with the Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway delivering 6.

ESPN's highly-acclaimed Michael Jordan-based documentary series The Last Dance ended on a strong note for the sports network over the weekend. Episodes nine and 10 averaged 5

The German Bundesliga attracted strong audiences in key global markets upon its return on Saturday, May 16, despite matches being played behind closed doors

US technology giant Apple has reached an agreement to acquire virtual reality technology company NextVR

NBC Sports has followed in the footsteps of ESPN and Fox Sports by asking its top on-air talent to take temporary pay cuts as a result of the sports competition shutdown amid the global Covid-19 pandemic

The University of Connecticut and CBS Sports have announced a multi-year TV partnership for UConn's home college football games

HockeyTV, the subscription streaming arm of the ice hockey technology and analytics company HockeyTech, has acquired exclusive rights in North America to top-tier ice hockey leagues in four European countries…

Following the huge success of the multi-part Michael Jordan-themed series The Last Dance, ESPN has decided to push forward the release dates of three new "30 for 30" sports documentaries

ESPN+ subscribers have largely leveled off after a period of marked acceleration, providing a window into how the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has battered many parts of the business of corporate parent The…

The NBA 2K League has signed a multi-faceted rights deal with ESPN, which includes the first linear broadcasts of the National Basketball Association’s esports property in the US.

Live baseball is returning to US audiences following the completion of a new media rights deal between ESPN and the Eclat Media Group for rights to South Korea’s KBO League.

ESPN's highly-acclaimed Michael Jordan-themed documentary series The Last Dance maintained strong US television ratings in Week 3, as Episodes 5 and 6 averaged 5.5 million viewers across ESPN and ESPN2

Major League Soccer's Nashville SC has re-signed Fox 17, CW58, and MyTV30 as its official local broadcast partners, starting with the indefinitely-suspended 2020 season

Rory McIlroy will headline a made-for-TV golf event on May 17 that will attempt to raise $4m for Covid-19 relief efforts

Major League Soccer's Inter Miami FC has announced that Univision Miami will serve as the team's official Spanish-language multi-platform broadcast partner.

Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman and chief executive, said the US cable industry giant is talking with various American pro sports leagues about possible rights fee relief that could ideally be passed on…

The IMG agency has united eight of its top tennis clients, including the Williams sisters and Naomi Osaka, with leading names from the world of sport, entertainment and fashion to launch a new virtual…

The United States Trade Representative office, the government organisation responsible for advising US trade policy, has kept Saudi Arabia on its priority watchlist for what it sees as a failure to address…

New York state attorney general Letitia James called on seven major US cable and satellite television companies to reduce the fees they are charging consumers that are attributable to live sports rights…

The National Football League has struck a three-year contract extension with Amazon in which the ecommerce giant will continue to stream "Thursday Night Football" through the 2022 season