Fan Engagement

The Swiss Football League has appointed the LaSource consultancy to help develop its so-called ‘Digital Vision 2027’ as it aims to become the “most attractive and innovative sports competition in Switz…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has significantly loosened its restrictions around athletes' use of social media during the Olympic Games following discussions with media rights-holders, albeit…

This weekend's International Cycling Union (UCI) Track Champions League in London is to enter the metaverse in a bid to engage with fans worldwide, Warner Bros

IMG has successfully pitched for a digital content and analysis role with Premiership Women’s Rugby (PWR), England’s rebranded domestic rugby union clubs competition.

UK-based streaming platform Recast is to enter administration after funding commitments from a major investor were not forthcoming

SailGP, the annual sailing series, is to stream its first event live on TikTok this weekend, as it continues to push the boundaries on production and bringing its content to new audiences

World Rugby has moved to plug gaps in the sport's global reach through the launch of free streaming platform RugbyPass TV in time for next month's Rugby World Cup
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LaLiga is stepping up its efforts in the United States as it enters its third season with broadcaster ESPN by adding more content and events in English and Spanish. ESPN entered into a $1.4bn (€1.3
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Bundesliga International has announced Minute Media as the German football league's official content partner in North America

Fifa has agreed its first official collaboration with social media platform TikTok through a deal focused on the upcoming 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Digital marketing agency Red Lantern has been appointed by the World Snooker Tour (WST) to develop its presence in key Asian markets

Carving out digital clips to be used in-competition by athletes and sports bodies looks set to become the norm in media rights negotiations for events below the top tier, according to Glen Killane, executive…
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YES Network, the New York regional sports network, has launched a live stats feature to its app that runs in unison with New York Yankees Major League Baseball broadcasts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has extended its exclusive media rights deal in Indonesia with streaming platform Mola as part of a new “multi-year” agreement.

AI-powered video content company WSC Sports is escalating its growth in France after striking a three-year deal with streaming platform Skweek, owned by logistics, shipping and commodities trading company…

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced the launch of its first official mobile app

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is returning to streaming platform Twitch in a multi-year partnership that will also see the rebooting of the official WWE channel

Esports entertainment company Blast has teamed up with short-form social media video platform TikTok to stream live coverage from this week’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major in Paris.