Industry Shorts: Motorsport.TV, Tottenham Hotspur

21 Jul 2021

By: Sport Industry Group

TV presenter and motorsport influencer Will Buxton has joined OTT platform to launch an exclusive weekly show.

Known as an on-site live reporter for TV coverage of F1 in the US, as well as his presence on F1’s global digital output, Buxton has become one of the sport’s most recognisable voices for his narration of Netflix’s documentary series Drive to Survive.  

The show - This Week with Will Buxton - will aim to draw out answers to F1’s big questions, host debates with key personalities and pundits, as well as inviting viewers to send in their own footage to become part of the show itself.

Sports travel provider has become the Official Match Break partner of Tottenham Hotspur,for the Premier League side’s home fixtures for the upcoming 2021/22 season and beyond.

The deal sees the travel provider handle tickets and match hospitality for the club’s Premier League and cup competitions in the home end at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. 

The UK has been announced as the next host secretariat for the International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport.

The group works to highlight issues facing women and girls in sport and physical activity, and harnesses knowledge from its global network. It also partners with world agencies, including UN Women, UNESCO and the WHO, to drive awareness and support positive change.

Following a competitive bidding process, the UK will take over from current hosts New Zealand for the four-year period of 2022-2026, and which will include the staging of the 9th IWG World Conference on Women & Sport 2026.

Barbados’s Kensington Oval has appointed Khan Consulting in partnership with Tier One Worldwide, to act as the exclusive agency to sell naming rights to the ground.

Khan Consulting, a full-service sports marketing consultancy, has delivered long-term projects in the Caribbean and on the island of Barbados, including their work with Cockspur Rum, West Indies Cricket, the Caribbean Premier League and Barbados Tridents.

It will work with Tier One Worldwide, which works across commercial issues such as naming rights, commercial sponsorship, licensing, merchandising and image rights.