Betfred takes 2021 Challenge Cup title sponsorship

UK bookmaker Betfred has penned a triple title sponsorship deal for the 2021 Challenge Cup, Women’s Challenge Cup, and Wheelchair Rugby League Challenge Cup. The...

Silver Lake submits ‘NZ$465m’ offer for NZR commercial stake

Private equity firm Silver Lake has put forward an offer of NZ$465 million for a 15% minority stake in the commercial rights to New...

England, Scotland and Wales propose joint 2031 Rugby World Cup bid

The English, Scottish and Welsh Rugby Unions are considering a joint bid to host the 2031 Rugby World Cup, after World Rugby officially opened...

Rugby Australia offers to host Lions tour

Rugby Australia has offered to host the upcoming British and Irish Lions tour against South Africa, amid concerns the latter will be unable to...

French rugby follows LFP in issuing media rights tender

France’s Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) has issued the tender for the media rights to the country’s elite Top 14 rugby union division. The decision...

St Helens RFC strengthens fan engagement with Iqoniq partnership

Rugby league club St Helens RFC has become the latest sports team to form a partnership with fan engagement platform Iqoniq.  Through the agreement, fans...

Sports streaming key to Amazon’s subscriber success

Coverage of international rugby as well as highly popular Premier League fixtures have helped Amazon secure nearly half of the UK’s new streaming subscribers. As...

FFR gives nod to Six Nations private investment

CVC Capital Partners has had its private investment offer for the Six Nations tournament approved by the French Rugby Federation (FFR). Talks over a potential...

Two Circles strengthens hospitality capabilities with Sport Ink takeover

Ticketing and hospitality marketing firm Two Circles has bolstered its capabilities by acquiring pricing and revenue planner Sport Ink. Under the terms of the agreement,...

Rugby league icon Jamie Peacock unveils mental wellbeing programme

Rugby league icon Jamie Peacock spoke to Insider Sport about the launch of his latest venture - ‘Be A Champion’ - amid a third...