Host Broadcast & Production

The Paris 2024 host broadcast will feature automated production of highlights from 14 sports, 3D replays in certain disciplines for the first time and an opening ceremony dubbed the “largest live broadcast production ever”.

ATP Media intends to have put in place full remote production in two years’ time as it joins other sports rights-holders in embracing the technology designed to streamline costs and reduce carbon footprint.

The organiser of the A-Leagues has avoided a television blackout by striking an eleventh hour production deal with NEP after incumbent Global Advance entered administration.

Premier Padel has announced a wide-ranging deal with Red Bull covering sponsorship, production and media services

The IMG agency is undertaking a consultation process with staff with a view to making up to 35 layoffs at its studios business

The IMG agency has recruited James Clement from UK pay-television broadcaster Sky to lead technology and operations for its production studios business
USA

Major League Baseball has started to establish production plans for Colorado Rockies' broadcasts and is likely to air the games on MLB.TV during the 2024 season, SportBusiness understands

Global sports and entertainment investment company Bruin Capital has made a significant investment in Box to Box Films, the UK production company behind the array of popular Netflix sports docuseries

EMG and Gravity Media have announced a merger deal which they state will create one of the world’s largest and most significant broadcast technology and production companies.

The UK-based Aurora Media Worldwide has today (Tuesday) been named as the host broadcast company for padel’s Hexagon Cup.

Bluestone Equity Partners, the private equity fund founded by Bobby Sharma, a former executive at IMG and the National Basketball League, has invested in Magnifi, an AI-powered video editing technology…

IMG is expected to lose its long-running production contract with the BBC for host broadcast coverage of the World Snooker Championship, UK Masters and UK Championship, SportBusiness understands

Fiba has announced a major expansion to its long-term agreement with Genius Sports, with the deal to provide leagues and national federations with access to an AI-powered automated player tracking system for the first time.

The World Karate Federation has appointed the Mediapro agency as the host broadcaster of its leading events over the next two years while also returning to the Spain-based Simply Sport as its worldwide…

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has issued an invitation to tender for the host broadcast of future editions of the French Open

Video production and live clipping company Tellyo is to be bought by Amagi, a cloud-based broadcast technology firm

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

Sports and entertainment conglomerate Endeavor has positioned OpenBet and its wider betting operations as key revenue drivers for the group in 2024, but insists IMG Arena will remain "number three" in…