Featured Story

MP & Silva Agrees To NBA Media Rights Deal In Latin America For '14-15 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 02 / 14

MP & Silva has agreed to a partnership with the NBA, which will see it distribute NBA programming across selected territories in Latin America. This new agreement builds on the previous contract to distribute NBA rights in Scandinavia. Under the terms of the new agreement, MP & Silva will di...

Read More

Tags: Media, South America

More Stories

12/03/13
Newcastle Reveals Training Facility Plans

EPL side Newcastle United has "revealed plans to revamp" its training facilities, which Dir of Football Joe Kinnear believes will help attract new players, according to Lee Ryder of the Newcastle CHRONICLE. The plans "involve a new state-of-the-art training complex as part of a multi-million pound r ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom, Newcastle

12/03/13
Leeds United Set For Financial Boost

League Championship Leeds United is "in line for a major financial boost, with an unnamed consortium set to take shares in the club," according to the BBC. Owner GFH Capital said it has granted the investors "a period of exclusivity" and "expects the deal to go through" before the January transfer w ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

12/03/13
London 2012 Helped Boost 'Brand Britain'

A new report revealed that the success of the London Olympics "helped Britain overtake Japan to become the world's fourth most valuable nation brand," according to Jessica Winch of the London TELEGRAPH. Valuation consultancy Brand Finance said that the 2012 London Games and the Queen' ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

12/03/13
EPL Inks Deal With Chinese Super League

Ping-pong diplomacy gave way to its football equivalent on Monday when the EPL, part of British PM David Cameron's delegation to China, "agreed to help nurture the sport in its most promising growth market," according to REUTERS. The Chinese Super League "will give marketing advice to the Premier L ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom, China

12/02/13
BT Sport To Show NBA In U.K., Ireland

The NBA has agreed to a broadcast deal with BT Sport allowing fans to "be able to access selected games" on TV and streamed online, according to EXPRESS. The new agreement "will see up to 200 games throughout the season, appearing across BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN." There "will be up to se ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

12/02/13
Hull City Owner Lashes Out At Fans

EPL Hull City Owner Assem Allam "has described supporters protesting against his plan to change the name to Hull Tigers as 'hooligans' and warned he will put the club up for sale if the fans do not accept his authority," according to Richard Rae of the London INDEPENDENT. Allam said that "he w ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

12/02/13
Hearts Set To Exit Administration

Scottish Premiership club Heart of Midlothian "looks set to exit administration after creditors" voted in favor of a company voluntary arrangement, according to Paul Nicholson of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Fan group Foundation of Hearts (the preferred bidders of the administrators BDO) offered £2. ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

12/02/13
Aussies Sack Announcer For Mocking

The Australian cricket board "has sacked a public address announcer whose mocking of England players appeared to include adopting an Indian accent when introducing Monty Panesar," according to Simon Wilde of the SUNDAY TIMES. David Nixon "was relieved of his duties" after lunch on the second and fin ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia, United Kingdom

12/02/13
Saracens' Boss Calls For Heineken Boycott

Premiership rugby club Saracens Chair Nigel Wray insisted on Friday night that "there could be no genuine European competition without the English clubs and urged his fellow Premiership chairmen to back the boycott of next year’s Heineken Cup," according to Mick Cleary of the London TELEGRAPH. ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

12/02/13
FA Ref Charged With Computer Hacking

Dean Mohareb, a referee who "holds a senior role" in the FA's training department for match officials, has been "charged by police following claims of computer hacking," according to Richard Osley of the London INDEPENDENT. Mohareb, 30, is "due to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court next we ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug