Featured Story

Glazer Family To Raise More Than $150M By Selling 8 Million Manchester United Shares

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 31 / 14

The Glazer family is selling about 5% of its holding in ManU, "taking advantage of the club’s rising share price" on the back of its £750M ($1.2B) kit supply deal with adidas, according to Roger Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. ManU "will begin a roadshow next week" offering 8 million Class...

Read More

Tags: Europe, United Kingdom

More Stories

10/22/12
ESPN, FIBA Agree To Media Deal

ESPN revealed it has reached a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with FIBA. The deal will include the rights to more than 400 games across six tournaments from '13-15. Events include the '13 and '15 FIBA Americas Championship, the '13 and '15 EuroBasket tournament, the '14 FIBA Basketball World Cup ...

Tags: Media, Europe

10/19/12
Deadline Day For U.S. EPL Bids

Thursday was the last day for U.S. networks to submit bids to pick up rights to the EPL, according to several sources who say they do not know when the EPL will formally announce a winner. ESPN and Fox Soccer currently hold the U.S. TV rights, and sources said both networks have submitted bids. NBC ...

Tags: Media, North America, United Kingdom

10/19/12
Eurosport Scores Chinese Football Rights

Eurosport has secured the exclusive pan-European TV and Internet rights for the Chinese Super League. The deal includes the last three matchdays of the current season and will continue through the '13 and '14 season. Eurosport also has the sub-licensing rights of the competition in its 59 territorie ...

Tags: Media, China

10/19/12
GolTV To Launch Superclassico TV Series

Broadcaster GolTV will produce and broadcast a new series to capture the drama surrounding the upcoming Argentinian Superclasico between River Plate and Boca Junior. Titled Los Caminos de una Pasión (Two Teams, One Passion), the series is GolTV’s first documentary-style special to profi ...

Tags: Gol TV, South America, Media

10/19/12
NRL Big On Thursday Night Games

The '13 National Rugby League season will kick off with Thursday night games being played in the "first four rounds of the competition" as part of the new broadcasting deal with Channel Nine, according to the AAP. The NRL revealed the new scheduling arrangements following a meeting of club CEOs in S ...

Tags: Australia, Media

10/19/12
Media Notes

UEFA has awarded the '12–15 UEFA Champions League media rights in Moldova to broadcaster PRIME. The commercial broadcaster will transmit, via its channel Canal3, one live match followed by a highlights program each matchnight. The UEFA Champions League semifinals and the final will be broadcas ...

Tags: Media

10/18/12
Simon Green To Head New BT Channel

BT has appointed boxing channel Boxnation CEO Simon Green "to run its new sports channel," according to Mark Sweney of the London GUARDIAN. Green has been hired as the head of the new BT Sport pay-TV channel and "will be responsible for output," including the £738M ($1.2B) of Premier League ri ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

10/18/12
FIFA Hesitating On WC 3D Broadcasts

FIFA is hesitating at the idea of showing 2014 World Cup games in 3D, according to the AFP. Although football's governing body showed 25 matches from the 2010 South Africa World Cup in 3D, the "significantly higher" production costs for the Brazil edition are a major turn-off. FIFA TV Division Dir N ...

Tags: FIFA World Cup, Media

10/18/12
World Cup Qualifying Ratings For Europe

German public broadcaster ARD "obtained above-average ratings for its coverage of Tuesday's World Cup qualification game between Germany and Sweden, according to Jan Schlüter of QUOTENMETER.de. A total of 13.18 million people watched the "chaotic game in which Germany gave up a 4-0 lead in the ...

Tags: Media, Europe

10/18/12
CCTV-IMG Sign 10-Year Deal

CCTV-IMG, a joint venture between China state TV network CCTV and IMG Worldwide, has entered into a 10-year partnership with the Chinese Super League, the country's top football league. This includes developing the CSL, helping improve management of Chinese football clubs, advising on development of ...

Tags: Media, China, IMG, CCTV

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug