Multi-Sport

Recast, the new UK-based direct-to-consumer video platform, has appointed James Cook as its commercial director

IMG Arena, the sports betting unit of the IMG agency, has added additional data collection, audiovisual production and tracking technology capabilities to its services through the acquisition of sports…
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Meadowlark Media, the newly formed content venture formed by former DAZN chairman John Skipper and popular sports talk radio personality Dan Le Batard, has raised $12.6m (€10.7
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The YES Network, the regional sports network home for Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, set a series of viewership records for its coverage of the club’s April 1 Opening Day game against Toronto.
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US Spanish-language media company Univision Communications has agreed a five-year extension to its rights deal with Combate Americas, with the mixed martial arts promotion rebranding to Combate Global…

Fuel TV, the action sports television channel, has secured distribution in India for the first time and strengthened its presence in Mexico in a deal with electronics giant Samsung
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Entercom, a prominent Pennsylvania-based multiplatform audio company, has rebranded itself to Audacy, effective immediately, signaling its broader corporate ambitions
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Prominent Massachusetts-based gaming company DraftKings is continuing its furious run of activity in 2021 by completing a deal to acquire the Vegas Sports Information Network Inc

International broadcaster Eleven has completed a deal to acquire American digital media entity Team Whistle in an agreement aimed at forging greater synergies between entities already within the portfolio…

The Sports Federation Union of Catalonia (UFEC) has launched a new dedicated digital content platform that will look to promote sport in the region. Esportcat
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CBS Sports has retained prominent announcer Jim Nantz, the longtime face of the network’s sports coverage, in a new contract following a lengthy and protracted negotiation.

Polish pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus Polska has filed a prospectus with the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) with a view to reviving its initial public offering

European media group RTL is reportedly considering carving out its Belgian subsidiary from a package sale with its French subsidiary, M6, as well as selling its Dutch subsidiary

Roger Hall, the former chief executive of Supponor, the virtual advertising technology company, has joined rival UniqFEED in the same role
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Experienced US sports media industry executive David Levy has been appointed the new chairman of sports data company Genius Sports Group

Sports data and betting services company Sportradar has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Synergy Sports, the US-based sports technology and analytics firm

The Australian government has granted a two-year extension to the anti-siphoning list of sporting events prioritised for broadcast on free-to-air television