American football - 20 Jan 2022 - TV ratings
American football’s NFL attracted an audience of more than 102 million for the opening Wild Card round of this season’s playoffs.
Futsal - 20 Jan 2022 - Media rights
The RFEF, the Spanish soccer federation, has launched a media rights tender for the country’s futsal competitions despite an ongoing legal battle with the LNFS, the top-tier domestic league.
Olympics - 20 Jan 2022
NBCUniversal (NBCU), the US media giant with exclusive live rights to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, has said its coverage of the upcoming event will include “geopolitical context” relating to the host nation China.
Cricket - 20 Jan 2022
Mumbai Indians (MI), one of the heavyweight sides from Indian domestic cricket’s prestigious Indian Premier League (IPL), have brought on board fintech start-up Slice Pay as a principal commercial partner in a three-year deal worth over $15 million in total.
Soccer - 20 Jan 2022 - Media rights
Eleven Sports, the international subscription broadcaster, has expanded its portfolio in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong with multiple new rights deals, including Spanish soccer’s Copa del Rey knockout cup competition.
20 Jan 2022
Autograph, the sports and entertainment non-fungible token (NFT) platform co-founded last year by NFL icon Tom Brady, has raised $170 million of Series B funding and added a number of new members to its board as it continues to scale.
Business - 19 Jan 2022 - Internet
DAZN, the international sports streaming service, has today taken the next step in its global original production strategy with the launch of a specialist content development arm.
Soccer - 19 Jan 2022
The board of directors of Flamengo, the heavyweights from Brazilian soccer’s top-tier Serie A, has confirmed the club’s kit supply renewal with Adidas, the German sportswear giant, until December 2025.
Golf - 19 Jan 2022
LIV Golf Investments, the newly formed company of which Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund is the majority shareholder, has today announced the appointment of industry big-hitter David Hill as a consultant to its production team.
Basketball - 19 Jan 2022 - Clubs & teams
Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, the online accommodation booking service, has acquired a minority stake in the San Antonio Spurs, of North American basketball’s NBA.