Matchroom Sport

Media company Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has agreed a five-year rights deal across nine countries with events promotion company Matchroom Sport

The Matchroom events agency has launched a live streaming mobile app developed by StreamAMG, the sports streaming and technology company, and also introduced a monthly subscription option for the service

Leading darts and snooker events will continue to enjoy exposure on free-to-air broadcaster ITV in a new agreement

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has agreed a new five-year worldwide betting streaming rights deal with the Matchroom Sport agency

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has secured additional content for the Watch&Bet streaming service that it offers to bookmakers worldwide

Barry Hearn, the event promoter and founder and chairman of the Matchroom Sport agency, is recovering after suffering a heart attack on Sunday

Matchroom Sport’s Barry Hearn is continuing to look at ways to stage live sports events behind closed doors despite the UK being in a state of ‘lockdown’ due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus. H

Following the announcement that DAZN will launch a boxing-focussed global platform in May, Joseph Markowski, executive vice-president North America, told delegates here at Sportel Miami that the move will…

The Matchroom Sport agency and promoter is to launch a global streaming platform, offering access to its portfolio of events

OTT streaming service DAZN has secured rights to the 2019 World Cup of Pool across a number of markets

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired exclusive rights in the UK to the upcoming semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Series
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The ‘$1bn’ joint venture between the Perform Group and Matchroom Boxing does not guarantee either company that amount in revenue. But the headline number does signal how much the joint venture is willing to spend on attracting top-level fighters

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US pay-television broadcaster Showtime has agreed a deal to stream live coverage of the women’s boxing contest between Katie Taylor and Jessica McCaskill later today (Wednesday).

Saturday’s world heavyweight title bout between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko is expected to earn between $33m (€31m) and $37m in global media-rights and pay-per-view revenue, TV Sports Markets understands.

Dutch commercial broadcaster RTL paid close to a three-fold increase to strike a long-term deal for Professional Darts Corporation rights in the Netherlands.

Boxing promoter Matchroom Boxing and media company CSI Sports are in talks over a lengthier partnership after their deal for Anthony Joshua’s WBO World Heavyweight Championship fight against Dominic Breazeale last month, TV Sports Markets understands.