Swimming

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union, has recruited Haivision, the video streaming and encoding solutions provider for broadcasters, to provide services at this month’s E…

Amazon’s first sports rights acquisition in Australia left local industry insiders puzzled and expecting further moves for sports content by the tech giant.

Amazon has acquired its first live rights to an Australian sporting event in a deal between Swimming Australia and the online retail giant

The International Swimming League has vowed to “honour all obligations” to companies still awaiting payment from its inaugural 2019 season, while asserting that its commercial activities have “failed” thus fa…

LiveWire Sport, the UK-based digital content agency, has said that it is prepared to initiate court proceedings in England or Switzerland against the International Swimming League over debts it claims…

The International Swimming League is facing up to claims of more debts owed after it emerged that the IMG agency is awaiting full payment for broadcast production services provided during the inaugural…

The International Swimming League has launched a new OTT platform that offers live streaming of events in nations that lack broadcast coverage, as well as supplementary programming to content provided…

Broadcast rights to the second iteration of the International Swimming League have been distributed in over 140 countries and territories, it was announced today (Wednesday)

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired multi-territory rights to the second edition of the International Swimming League

Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven has agreed to terminate its rights deal with Swimming Australia after the body was unable to hold this year’s Olympic and Paralympic trials due to t…

Peter Vargo, previously the managing director of EHF Marketing, the commercial arm of the European Handball Federation, has been named secretary general of the Austrian Swimming Federation (ÖSV).
USA

The International Swimming League has reached a multiyear media-rights deal with CBS Sports in the United States ahead of the organization's second season

The International Swimming League is working on two fronts to increase exposure and engagement levels ahead of its second season. It is in renewal talks with many of the broadcasters who covered the league’s inaugural season, while pushing ahead with the development of its own direct-to-consumer OTT platform.

The French Swimming Federation (FFN) has carved out domestic free-to-air rights for 2020 and 2021 in a departure from the previous cycle. But the Covid-19 pandemic has introduced significant uncertainty over how the rights-holder’s new broadcasting contracts will operate.

Greek public broadcaster ERT’s determination to make athletics central to its sporting output drove the broadcaster to join the European Broadcasting Union’s pool for a host of European and World Championship events.

Subscription broadcaster beIN Sports has increased its portfolio of broadcast rights in France to Fina- and LEN-sanctioned events in a new agreement with Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European…

This weekend’s final regular-season event from the International Swimming League, the new franchise-based competition, is to be streamed live by the BBC, the UK public-service broadcaster.