NZR approves Silver Lake investment to maximise commercial assets

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has voted to approve the sale of a 12.5% stake in its commercial rights entity to private equity company Silver...

Betfred Super League strikes Sky Sports renewal

The Betfred Super League has extended its media rights agreement with pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports for a further two years, taking effect at the...

Disney set to close Fox Sports Asia channels in DTC pivot

The Walt Disney Company is set to shut down its network of Fox Sports Asia channels in October of this year, according to ContentAsia. Among...

Premiership Rugby CEO Darren Childs departs for CVC

Premiership Rugby’s Chief Executive, Darren Childs, is set to step down from his role to take up a new position at private equity firm,...

Sporting leagues rework calendars as ‘mark of respect’ for Prince Philip...

Various leagues and organisations across the UK have amended their sporting schedules to avoid clashing with the funeral of Prince Philip, which is set...

Upcoming Women’s Six Nations finds new home on Fox

The 2021 Women’s Six Nations will be screened on terrestrial television network Fox after the US broadcaster penned a one-year agreement with the tournament. Expanding...

SBC Digital – Africa: Authenticity and localisation key to unlocking sponsorship...

‘Authenticity’ was the buzzword on yesterday’s ‘Creating a connection’ panel - sponsored by Betgames.tv - at the SBC Digital - Africa event, as industry...

Betfred Super League season ushers in record-breaking start

The 2021 Betfred Super League got off to a record-breaking start at the weekend, posting the highest viewership for a regular season match in...

All Blacks players threaten to put brakes on Silver Lake private...

Over half a dozen of New Zealand’s national rugby players have moved to reject private equity firm Silver Lake’s planned investment in New Zealand...

UK government distributes further £50m in Sport Survival Package funding

The UK government has pledged a further £50 million to sports clubs and organisations across the country as part of the latest tranche of...