Olympics - 17 Jun 2021 - Events
Japan looks set to allow up to 10,000 spectators to attend events at this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo with the lifting of strict coronavirus restrictions.
Handball - 17 Jun 2021 - Media rights
Servus TV, the Austrian free-to-air television channel, is to provide coverage of the EHF Champions League, the top European men's club handball competition, in neighbouring Germany under a sub-licensing agreement with international over-the-top streaming platform DAZN.
Athletics - 17 Jun 2021 - Sponsorship
London Marathon Events, the organiser of one of the world’s top long-distance running races, has extended its partnership with Abbott, the international healthcare company, for a further three years.
Basketball - 17 Jun 2021 - Sponsorship
North American basketball’s NBA has unveiled Intesa Sanpaolo, the Italian bank, as a regional sponsor for the country.
Soccer - 17 Jun 2021 - Media rights
Japanese soccer’s J.League has expanded its international broadcast footprint in a multi-country deal with India-based Sony Pictures Networks.
Sport - 17 Jun 2021 - Directory
Alfons Hormann is to step down as the president of the DOSB, the German Olympic Sports Confederation, after coming in for criticism over his management style.
Sailing - 16 Jun 2021 - Events
The next edition of sailing’s America’s Cup looks set to be staged outside New Zealand after negotiations between defender Emirates Team New Zealand, the country’s government and the city of Auckland over a hosting agreement did not come to fruition.
Soccer - 16 Jun 2021 - Sponsorship
Interregional Sports Group, the UK-based international sports media agency, has today enhanced its European soccer credentials with the acquisition of Samson Sport Consultancy.
Rugby union - 16 Jun 2021 - Media
The United Rugby Championship, the revamped Europe-based rugby union clubs competition, will be aired on RTE and TG4, the Irish public-service providers, for the next four years, it was announced today.
American football - 16 Jun 2021 - Sponsorship
American football’s NFL has agreed a new sponsorship deal with Diageo, the international drinks giant, four years after lifting a ban on alcohol advertising on its broadcasts.