Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports lifted its Italian Serie A blackout after reaching a financial compensation deal with the league and international rights distributor the IMG agency for lost exclusivity…
The IMG agency and Lega Serie A, the organising body of the top division of Italian club football, have reached an agreement over the remaining payments for international rights to Italian football’s t…
DAZN, the OTT streaming operator, has reached an agreement with Lega Serie A over the structure of its remaining payments this season for domestic broadcast rights to Italian football’s top flight, SportBusiness u…
Clubs from Italy’s top-tier Serie A today voted to resume the competition on June 13, pending government approval, as the league continued to adopt a tough stance on payments by rights-holding broadcasters.
Endeavor, the US-based sports and entertainment group whose assets include the IMG agency and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has finalised a $260m (€240.3
Pay-television broadcaster Sky, OTT operator DAZN, and the IMG agency have not paid their instalments due for Serie A’s 2019-20 domestic media rights, it has been reported.
Clubs from Italy’s top-tier Serie A today reiterated their desire to finish the 2019-20 season at a league assembly meeting, but doubts remain over the fulfilment of the league’s domestic and international bro…
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 FEI, the international federation for equestrian sport, has removed the paywall from its FEI.tv streaming platform and is also providing free archive footage to broadcasters
LaLiga has started its European sales round strongly, gaining impressive fee increases from both the Nordic and Balkan regions in the first deals since the lifting of the three-season limit.
The investment of Eurosport Events in global rights to the Speedway World Championships and Speedway of Nations series makes sense for the company on several fronts, independent experts say.
The IMG agency is on the verge of retaining international rights to the Giro d’Italia cycling stage race despite heavy interest from US media giant Discovery, SportBusiness Media understands.
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Credit ratings agency S&P Global this week downgraded Endeavor, owner of the IMG sports marketing agency and the Ultimate Fighting Championship, from "highly speculative" to "substantial risk"
SNTV, the sports video news agency that is a joint venture between IMG and the Associated Press, has closed down its New York-based US operation, SportBusiness understands
The IMG agency has withheld its payment to the Football Association for international rights to the FA Cup as rights-holders continue to feel the effect of the sports shutdown
German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired a suite of motor racing rights from the IMG agency in a deal headlined by the FIA World Rallycross Championship
A proposal from the IMG agency for international rights to Brazilian football’s Campeonato Brasileiro Série A covers five seasons, from 2020 to 2024, but would provide no minimum guarantee payment to th…
The IMG agency is one of three companies understood to have been shortlisted ahead of the award of international rights to Brazilian football’s Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.
SNTV, the sports video news agency, is to manage the new international YouTube channel for Japanese professional football’s J.League.
German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights to the US stock car racing series Nascar for the next three years
The International Table Tennis Federation has decided against awarding its commercial rights wholesale to an agency in its next cycle, and will instead use a combination of in-house expertise and agency…
Subscription streaming service DAZN has added the Coupe de France to its football rights properties in German-speaking countries
The IMG agency has secured a discount on its payment for the international rights to Serie A worth €30m ($33.3
Subscription OTT platform DAZN has agreed a deal to broadcast the top three levels of MotoGP racing for the 2020 and 2021 seasons
Online retail giant Amazon has recruited Tim Wood, a long-serving executive at the IMG agency, as its head of business affairs, sport at Prime Video Europe
The seven betting companies that acquired FA Cup streaming rights in the UK from the IMG agency have expressed their willingness for matches to be streamed free of charge elsewhere
Pay-television operator StarTimes has acquired rights across sub-Saharan Africa to the FA Cup, England’s leading knockout club football tournament.
IMG Arena, the sports betting unit of the IMG agency, has signed off on a five-year betting streaming agreement with the Scottish Professional Football League, a deal that includes a tie-up with automated…
ESPN Player, the OTT platform of pay-television broadcaster ESPN, will broadcast NHL ice hockey in 61 nations across Europe and Africa thanks to a new rights agreement announced today (Tuesday)
The IMG agency has sold its entire portfolio of football rights that it was exploiting on its OTT service Strive in Denmark to commercial broadcaster TV2
Indonesian media company Mola TV has acquired OTT rights for all matches from Uefa Euro 2020
German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital has launched action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport in Germany, Austria and Switzerland after securing carriage deals with pay-television broadcaster…
Barry Frank, a leading US television executive and negotiator of Olympic broadcast deals in the US market for the IMG agency, has died aged 87
The Saran Media agency has agreed a one-season extension for the exclusive broadcast rights in Turkey to the EuroCup, the second-tier European club basketball competition
European football’s governing body Uefa has appointed the IMG agency to produce a preview package of programming for its Euro 2020 national team tournament.
The IMG agency has named Stephen Cook, previously head of football at BT Sport, the UK pay-TV broadcaster, as director of content based at IMG Studios at Stockley Park, near London’s Heathrow Airport.