Action Sports

John Grabowski has left the IMG agency to take up a position as commercial director at Move.ai, the London-based technology company that delivers AI-generated 3D animations
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US sports broadcaster ESPN has announced plans to take the X Games back to its roots with the summer edition of the action sports series set to be held in three Southern California locations this year,…

IMG-owned action sports channel Edgesport has launched on STV Player, the online video-on-demand service of Scottish commercial broadcaster STV

German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital has launched action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport in Germany, Austria and Switzerland after securing carriage deals with pay-television broadcaster…

German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital is set to carry content from action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport after successfully applying for a broadcast licence, while Bundesliga football club…

The X Games has agreed a partnership with Korean consumer electronics company Samsung that will result in the action sports competition being presented in virtual reality for the first time.

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International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has added more content in the US by securing exclusive rights to the American Ultimate Disc League ultimate frisbee competition.

UK pay-television channel Bike has acquired rights to the European leg of mountain bike series the Crankworx World Tour.

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Media group The Enthusiast Network (TEN) has agreed a multi-year strategic partnership with the Dew Tour in an agreement that will result in the NBC Sports division of US media group NBCUniversal scaling back its involvement in the action sports series.

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has agreed a multi-year distribution deal for the IMG agency’s action sports and lifestyle channel Edgesport.

US sports broadcaster ESPN, which organises the X Games, has agreed multi-year rights deals for the action sports franchise in Denmark, Sweden and Finland which include coverage of the new X Games Oslo event in Norway.

International sports broadcaster ESPN will provide live and on-demand coverage of the forthcoming 2015 summer X Games action sports event to European audiences through its broadband platform, ESPN Player.

The IMG agency has agreed a multi-year deal to represent the global media rights of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation’s World Cup Series.

US telecommunications company AT&T has struck a deal to carry new Latin American action sports channel PX TV on its U-Verse pay-television service.

Media rights clips from October 2 to 15

Media company Red Bull Media House has entered into a global action sports content distribution partnership with US-based production company Warren Miller Entertainment.

Media rights clips from March 27 to April 9