Rugby union - 03 Aug 2021
Fortinet, the US cybersecurity solutions provider, has secured title sponsorship rights to a selection of matches in the Rugby Championship, the southern hemisphere rugby union national teams competition, in a deal with New Zealand Rugby.
Golf - 03 Aug 2021 - Events
Golf’s USA-based PGA Tour and European Tour are to co-sanction three tournaments in 2022 as part of their new strategic alliance.
Soccer - 03 Aug 2021 - Data rights
Italian soccer’s Serie A has awarded its betting and data rights to Stats Perform, the international sports and data technology provider, for the next three seasons.
Olympics - 03 Aug 2021 - Events
The International Olympic Committee and ice hockey’s National Hockey League have failed to come to terms on an expanded media rights agreement for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, but the league still plans to send its players to Beijing for the games, it has been reported.
Soccer - 03 Aug 2021 - Media rights
Cosmote TV, the pay-television broadcaster in Greece, has acquired exclusive domestic rights to Italian soccer’s Serie A until the end of the 2023-24 season.
Boxing - 03 Aug 2021
Fight Sports, the international combat sports television channel owned by New York-based CSI Sports, has secured broadcast rights to the upcoming boxing bout between Filipino legend Manny Pacquaio and Errol Spence of the USA.
Motor racing - 02 Aug 2021
Penske Entertainment Corp, the owners of US motor racing’s IndyCar Series, has launched a new IndyCar-focused digital hub, in partnership with Imagen, a media management platform.
Soccer - 02 Aug 2021 - Betting
The FIGC, the Italian soccer federation, has called for the country’s ban on betting sponsorships in sports to be suspended as it is having a detrimental effect on the sector financially.
Soccer - 02 Aug 2021
Manchester City, champions of English soccer’s top-tier Premier League, have renewed their commercial partnership with Healthpoint, an Abu-Dhabi based centre for sports injury-related treatment.
Triathlon - 02 Aug 2021 - Sponsorship
The Professional Triathletes Organisation, the athlete-backed body, has signed a sponsorship agreement with Zwift, the online fitness platform, for its inaugural Collins Cup event.