Eleven Sports has ended its partnership with IMG – a move that will lead to the end of Serie A and Eredivisie coverage over its subscription OTT platform in the UK and Ireland.
Premier Sports is to take over the UK rights to both properties from the end of February 2019.
It follows Eleven’s loss of its UK UFC rights at the end of last year, triggered by the Aser company’s failure to secure a TV carriage deal.
BT Sport has been confirmed as the exclusive TV broadcaster for Great Britain’s first Fed Cup on home soil for 26 years.
Already the home for WTA coverage, BT Sport has extended its move into the tennis market and will broadcast the Fed Cup action live from Bath University on BT Sport 2 from 6th-9th February.
The annual women’s tennis tournament involves over 100 nations around the globe, with the Europe-Africa Group 1 ties split across two host locations, Great Britain and Poland.
UK mobile payment provider PM Connect is to roll out its new Opta-powered football app across Belgium, following a deal with the country's largest mobile carrier Proximus.
Proximus hold an approximate 40% share of the Belgian mobile market and in becoming key mobile payment partner, PM Connect will be able to bring premium content from its global brand partners to a Belgian audience.
PM Connect recently struck a similar deal with Africa’s biggest mobile carrier, Vodacom and this latest deal continues its global expansion within the European market.
BT Sport has extended its partnership with World Rally Championship (WRC) Promoter, promising UK fans increased coverage of the series in 2019.
The broadcaster has agreed a multi-year deal and plans to “significantly” step up its live coverage from all 14 rounds of the year-round competition, which begins with Rallye Monte-Carlo on Thursday 24th January.
The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has revealed plans for a one-off ticketed event, marking the completion of a multi-million pound project to install a roof on Wimbledon's No.1 Court.
The AELTC plans to sell more than 12,000 tickets to the No.1 Court Celebration event on Sunday, 19th May, priced at £110 each.
The club is promising fans a programme of three exhibition tennis matches, interspersed with headline live music performances.
The PGA Tour has renewed and expanded its partnership with Twitter in a multi-year agreement which will see the social media platform distribute and live-stream almost 140 hours of live tournament action for free.
Twitter will globally stream the first 60-90 minutes across the morning hours of all four rounds of PGA Tour Live’s OTT subscription window.
Discovery has unveiled plans to create “the number one cycling media ecosystem in the world” after taking a controlling stake in digital sports media company Play Sports Group.
The deal will see Discovery increase its existing investment in Play Sports Group to 71%, underpinning plans to combine the reach of cycling content and community platforms such as Global Cycling Network, Global Mountain Bike Network and Global Triathlon Network with Discovery’s position as a leading cycling broadcast rightsholder in Europe.
Former New Zealand international footballer Rebecca Smith has been appointed as COPA90’s first Global Executive Director of the Women’s Game.
In her new position with the youth media football brand, the former FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year nominee is to be tasked with integrating women’s football across the whole of COPA90’s business.
The 37-year-old, a former FIFA Manager of Competitions and Events and Strategic Planning for Women’s Football, will work with major global brands and initiate a worldwide network of stakeholders in the game.
Old Hales Rugby Club were treated to an early Christmas with a surprise visit from former England rugby stars David Flatman and Danielle Waterman.
David and Danielle were there to recognise Old Hales RFC as Quilter Kids First Champion for the impressive Kids First approach that the club is taking in creating a great rugby environment for the young players.
The Football Association (The FA) has announced a partnership with Twitter, which will see international football fans receive unprecedented access to key moments from this season’s Emirates FA Cup.
Fans in more than 10 worldwide markets outside of the UK will be able to register to receive in-game clips via a Twitter direct message (DM) bot from Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur fixtures, from the Third Round of the competition onwards.
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