Soccer - 25 Oct 2021
Uefa, European soccer’s governing body, has begun the tender process for identifying companies to provide logistics and transportation services across four Uefa national team competitions over the next four years.
Paralympics - 25 Oct 2021 - Media rights
The organising committee of the Paris 2024 Paralympics has launched a domestic broadcast tender for the games in France.
Bull riding - 22 Oct 2021
Professional Bull Riders, the bull riding circuit owned by Endeavor, has partnered with SmartMedia Technologies in a three-year deal, which will involve that cryptocurrency-based firm launching a branded non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, and also one fan having the opportunity to take ownership of a bull.
Rugby union - 22 Oct 2021
The BBC, the UK’s public service broadcaster, has retained audio rights to cover rugby union’s Six Nations, the European national teams’ tournament, between 2022 and 2025.
Soccer - 22 Oct 2021 - Media rights
Eleven, the international subscription broadcaster, and OneFootball, the expanding digital soccer platform, have secured live global broadcast rights to nine European soccer competitions in a “landmark” agreement with European Leagues, the organisation that represents the continent’s top domestic leagues.
Rugby union - 22 Oct 2021
England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) has today announced that it intends to bid to host the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2025 and that it has provided an expression of interest indicating as much to the World Rugby governing body.
Business - 22 Oct 2021
Candy Digital, the digital collectibles start-up backed by Michael Rubin, the executive chairman of sportswear and merchandise retailer Fanatics, has secured an investment of $100 million in a Series A funding round which values the company at $1.5 billion in total.
Soccer - 21 Oct 2021
Uefa, European soccer’s governing body, has claimed to have secured support from more than half of the 27 European Union countries regarding its opposition to the Super League project, which a dozen top clubs on the continent attempted to launch in April this year.
Rugby union - 21 Oct 2021
European Professional Club Rugby, the organiser of the continent’s top rugby union clubs competitions, has named has appointed Dominic McKay as its interim chairman and a non-executive director.
Ice hockey - 21 Oct 2021
US media giant the Walt Disney Company is expecting advertising revenue upwards of $100 million for the coming season’s coverage of North American ice hockey’s NHL on its ESPN sports broadcasting subsidiary, it has been reported.