Gracey swaps W Series for SailGP broadcast role
Global sailing championship SailGP has recruited Tom Gracey to the new position of global head of broadcast and media partnerships
Seven to broadcast SailGP’s Sydney event
Australian commercial broadcaster Seven Network has secured free-to-air rights for the Sail Grand Prix event in Sydney on February 18 and 19
WedoTV acquires exclusive rights to German sailing Bundesliga
Swiss media group Video Solutions AG has acquired the exclusive live broadcast rights to the Deutsche Segel Bundesliga, Germany’s top sailing competition.
Warner Bros. Discovery agrees wide-ranging Ocean Race broadcast deal
The Ocean Race has extended and expanded its agreement with global media and entertainment company Warner Bros
SNTV’s Story10 retains SailGP video content remit
Story10, an arm of the SNTV sports video news agency, has been re-appointed by SailGP, the annual global sailing series
Sunset+Vine awarded contract to bring back World Sailing Show
Sunset+Vine, the UK-based sports production company, has been appointed to a two-and-a-half-year contract to produce World Sailing’s monthly magazine programme.
Foxtel renews SailGP rights in Australia
Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has renewed its rights to the SailGP global sailing series
IMG facilitates new SailGP broadcast deals, Lawton on board as chief content officer
The SailGP global racing league has topped up its broadcast distribution in a host of rights deals negotiated by the IMG agency
SailGP to debut second-screen data platform at Sydney event
SailGP has launched a new second-screen platform which will provide fans with data from the hydrofoiling F50 catamarans that feature in the global racing league
Coutts: Pandemic a lesson in thinking outside the box for SailGP
The impact of Covid-19 forced SailGP to “think outside the box” in terms of handling aspects of the team sailing competition remotely in order to trim costs and operate in a more sustainable fashion, chi…
Sunset+Vine adds to sailing portfolio with World Cup series contract
Sunset+Vine, the UK-based sports production and media company, has been appointed to a production and distribution contract for sailing’s 2021 Hempel World Cup Series.
Discovery to broadcast The Ocean Race Europe across continent
The Ocean Race has agreed a rights deal with media group Discovery ahead of the start of its inaugural Europe event in Lorient, France
SailGP agrees SNTV news distribution deal
SNTV, the sports video news agency that is a joint venture between IMG and the Associated Press, has secured a deal with SailGP to distribute its race highlights, pre- and post-race reaction and other…
Ex-IMG executive Payne resurfaces as media chief at round-the-world races
Melissa Payne, formerly vice-president and head of technical services at the IMG agency, has taken up a role as chief executive officer, media for sailing’s Ocean Globe Race and Golden Globe Race.
America’s Cup media-rights deals emphasise exposure
Media-rights deals for the 36th America’s Cup sailing tournament prioritised supporting the competition’s key revenue vertical of sponsorship and building its fanbase for future iterations.
EBU among latest set of America’s Cup broadcasters
Organisers of the America’s Cup have signed a number of new rights contracts for the 36th edition of the sailing event, with the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella body of free-to-air broadcasters, a…
MySports picks up EHF European League, America’s Cup rights
Swiss pay-television broadcaster MySports had signed new media rights deals for second-tier European Handball League club competition, the EHF European League, and sailing’s America’s Cup.