Sportfive

H.I.G. Capital, the international private equity and asset management firm, has become the sole owner of the Sportfive agency, acquiring the 24.9-per-cent stake it did not already own

The Sportfive agency has agreed a multi-year deal to sell the global media rights to the Race of Champions motorsport event

Peter Angell, the former director of production for Infront-owned Host Broadcast Services (HBS) and Murray Barnett, the former director of sponsorship and commercial partnerships at Formula 1, have formed…

The Sportfive agency is to sell the Basketball Champions League’s international broadcast and sponsorship rights after being appointed to the role by FIBA ClubCo, the joint entity that manages the rights t…

Boutique media-rights agency Sports Media Venture has been appointed as European media rights distributor for this month’s NN Mission Marathon, which serves as a one-off qualifying event for the Tokyo O…

OneFootball, the football-based media platform, has further underlined its ambitions in the media rights space with the recruitment of Nikolaus von Doetinchem, an experienced media rights executive at…

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC paid a strong fee for rights to the 2022 Commonwealth Games, driven by the fact the event will be held in its home market and the emergence of keen competition from commercial broadcaster Channel 4.

The recent IHF World Men’s Handball Championship can serve as a role model for major events held amid Covid-19 restrictions, while being an example to follow from a broadcast production point of view, a…

The Sportfive agency has teamed up with video game developer Riot Games and esports agency Freaks 4U Gaming on the commercialisation of the Valorant Champions Tour esports series

A broadcast rights deal has been negotiated in Poland for the ongoing IHF World Men’s Handball Championship after TVP, the country’s public broadcaster, and the Sportfive agency had been unable to str…

Broadcast rights to the 2021 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship, which begins today (Wednesday) in Egypt, have been distributed widely by the Sportfive agency in handball markets worldwide, with the e…

Digital streaming platform OneFootball has picked up French Ligue 1 rights in Brazil at a substantial discount after DAZN’s exit from the market.

OneFootball, the Germany-based digital platform, has added another high-profile property to its portfolio by securing streaming rights in Brazil to France’s Ligue 1 in another deal facilitated by the S…

This Sunday’s USL Championship final between the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Phoenix Rising FC is to receive the widest-ever global exposure in the showpiece match’s history following a recent deal struck by …

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) is to launch an account on Weibo, the popular Chinese social media platform, as part of wider work with the Sportfive agency
USA

Turner Sports has finalized plans for a third iteration of “The Match,” with the planned November 27 event to feature two new superstars to join event holdovers Phil Mickelson and Peyton Manning.