Infront

The board of Wanda Sports Group has approved a move to delist from the Nasdaq stock exchange amid the proposal from a Dalian Wanda subsidiary to buy the outstanding Class A ordinary shares

The Infront agency has promoted Andreas Kaeshammer to the role of global head of football and as a replacement for the experienced Stephan Herth who relinquished the job earlier in the year

Boosting the take-up of TriathlonLive, the direct-to-consumer OTT service operated jointly by the Infront agency and World Triathlon, is seen by experts as the agency’s best chance of increasing the margins on its global rights deal with the sport’s world governing body.

Infront Moto Racing, the promoter of the FIM Motocross World Championship, has unveiled a revamped version of the series' MXGP-TV OTT platform that will be powered by sports streaming and technology company…

The Infront agency has agreed an exclusive three-year deal to sell international media rights to the World Athletics Indoor Tour

Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency, among other interests in sport, has reported a 42-per-cent drop in third-quarter revenues, primarily due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic coupled…

Italian public broadcaster Rai has acquired rights to broadcast volleyball’s European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Champions League across both the men’s and women’s game. R

Swiss public-service broadcaster SRG SSR has extended its deal with the Infront agency for rights to key International Ski Federation (FIS), International Ice Hockey Federation and World Curling Federation events.

World Triathlon, the sport’s recently-rebranded global governing body, has agreed an eight-year extension to its media agreement with the Infront agency.

The Infront agency has called into question the value for sports bodies of entering partnerships with private equity companies, arguing that such deals result in a “loss of control”.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has picked up rights across Europe to a host of International Skating Union events in a new three-season deal with the Infront agency

Swiss-Ski, the sport’s national governing body in Switzerland, has entered into exclusive negotiations for its domestic and international rights, from 2022-23, with public-service broadcaster SRG SSR a…

Infront has edged closer to enhancing its dominance over skiing media rights, with the agency entering exclusive negotiations with the Swiss Ski Association for international rights from 2022-23, following a hotly contested tender process.
USA

The Disney-owned direct-to-consumer streaming platform ESPN+ has acquired US broadcast rights to the Scottish Premiership in one of a string of broadcast deals finalised by the Infront agency

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has boosted its sports rights portfolio by extending a content-sharing agreement with DAZN, giving it access to select rights from the streaming service’s portfolio, w…

The 2020-21 edition of ice hockey’s pan-European Champions Hockey League has been cancelled because of the ongoing spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star Sports has acquired rights to the Scottish Premiership as part of an agreement that also includes the granting of additional content from top-tier side Rangers