Featured Story

Ronaldo, Neymar Star In PokerStars Facebook Campaign

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 05 / 15

PokerStars, the online gambling site owned by Rational Group, "has launched a Facebook campaign starring Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr.," according to Gurjit Degun of CAMPAIGN LIVE. They "are seen playing football and having fun in downtime playing poker with friends." At the end of one ad Neymar ...

Read More

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

More Stories

02/10/15
SpoBiS Summit: Bayern Embraces Digital

Bayern Munich's embrace of the digital universe has made the Bundesliga club much more than a "local football club," Bayern New Media Dir Stefan Mennerich told business summit delegates on Monday. Over the last two decades, Bayern Munich’s business sectors have transitioned from analog to ...

Tags: Media, Europe

02/10/15
ATV Retains Broadcasting Rights For HKPL

The Hong Kong FA said that the financially troubled ATV "will keep the broadcasting rights" for the domestic football season after "guaranteeing it would improve services," according to Chan Kin-wa of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. After complaints from clubs, the free-to-air TV station "had been giv ...

Tags: Media, China

02/10/15
AC Milan, Juventus In TV Graphics Row

AC Milan accused Juventus of manipulating TV graphics "to show that Carlos Tevez was onside when he scored the first goal for the Turin club" in its 3-1 home win on Saturday, according to Brian Homewood of REUTERS. In a "bizarre row" between the old Serie A rivals, Juventus retorted that Milan CEO A ...

Tags: Media, Europe

02/10/15
Kelvin MacKenzie To Take On Talksport

Kelvin MacKenzie "is bidding to run a new national sports radio station that would compete with Talksport, the broadcaster he founded and sold to UTV Media a decade ago" for £100M, according to Robert Cookson of the FINANCIAL TIMES. MacKenzie, who is best known as a former editor of The Sun, s ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

02/10/15
Media Notes

Only half of the F1 season "will be broadcast live on free-to-air television in Australia under a soon-to-be-signed deal with Fox Sports." Split rights between Fox and Network Ten "have been mooted for months, but were initially thought to see all races simulcast across the two platforms." The propo ...

Tags: Media

02/09/15
Australia To Carry 'World Feed' Of ICC WC

Australian viewers will "hear a World XI of commentators -- and not Nine's summer team" -- during the Cricket World Cup broadcasts on Fox Sport and the Nine ­Network, according to Michael Bodey of THE AUSTRALIAN. Both Australian broadcasters will take the Int'l Cricket Council and host broadcaster S ...

Tags: Media, Australia

02/09/15
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Mediapro

Spanish media company Mediapro, operator of Gol TV, has "beaten media group Prisa in their long-running dispute over football TV rights in the country," according to David Del Valle of ADVANCED TELEVISION. Spain's Supreme Court has exonerated Mediapro from paying €105M ($119M) to Prisa after "o ...

Tags: Europe, Media

02/09/15
EPL Rights Auction Will Require Round Two

The Premier League’s auction of TV rights "will have to be concluded with a second round of bidding next week, with competition for the seven packages potentially driving the overall price" up to £4B ($6B), according to Matt Dickinson of the LONDON TIMES. Envelopes were opened on Friday ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

02/09/15
Media Notes

Tottenham unveiled a new Chinese-language website to further engage with its growing fanbase in the region. Partnering with Chinese online sports portal Netease Sports, the site launches in time for the Chinese New Year and will act as the hub for all digital initiatives, bringing the latest news an ...

Tags: Media

02/06/15
Sky Sports 'Unwilling To Break The Bank'

Insiders said that Sky "is not prepared to break the bank for the rights to top flight football," according to Graham Hiscott of the London DAILY MIRROR. The next Premier League auction kicks off  Friday "with experts forecasting it could rake in" £4B ($6B) -- up sharply on the current &p ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug