Featured Story

Discovery Adds Two More Olympics Sublicense Deals In Slovakia, Slovenia

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 31 / 16

Discovery Communications on Tuesday agreed to two more sublicense deals for its Olympics broadcast rights, this time in Slovakia and Slovenia. Radio and Television of Slovakia (RTVS) and Radiotelevizija Slovenija (RTV) reached long-term partnerships with the U.S. media company to show the two upcomi...

Read More

Tags: Media, Europe

More Stories

12/30/15
ESPN Invites Candidates To TV Debate

ESPN is taking steps to organize a live televised debate "between the five candidates still in the running to become the most powerful man in world football," according to James Corbett of SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. The U.S. broadcaster has proposed a date of Jan. 29 and a location of London for the FIF ...

Tags: Media, North America

12/30/15
Leeds Owner Allows Sky Inside Stadium

League Championship side Leeds United "reluctantly" allowed Sky Sports' production staff into Elland Road to broadcast Tuesday's Championship match with Derby County live "after a stand-off with club Owner Massimo Cellino threw the match's coverage into doubt," according to Jack de Menezes of the Lo ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

12/30/15
Aussie Athletes Can Use Social Media

It is running with the slogan "Are you going to tweet or are you going to compete?" but the Australian Olympic Commission "will not contemplate a blanket ban on social media use for athletes during next year's Rio Games," according to Carly Adno of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Some Australian Ol ...

Tags: Media, Australia

12/29/15
Real-Barcelona Hoops Draws 1.7 Million

The Spanish Basketball League (ACB) game between Real Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday drew an average audience of 1.7 million on TVE's La 1, which translated to a market share of 11.3%, according to MUNDO DEPORTIVO. The audience peaked with 2.36 million viewers tuning in at 8:17pm local time. Barcelo ...

Tags: Media

12/29/15
Cricket Commentator Banned From Interviewing

The "best performing" West Indian this summer has not been on the cricket pitch but in the commentary box, with Fazeer Mohammed "offering insightful analysis of the game in the Caribbean on the national broadcaster's radio coverage," according to Barrett & Wu of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Howeve ...

Tags: Media, Australia

12/28/15
Porto Sells TV Rights For $500M

Portuguese side Porto announced it signed an agreement to sell its TV rights for a decade to Portugal Telecom for €457M ($501.6M), according to the EFE. The contract between the club and PT -- which is owned by Altice -- will take effect on July 1, 2018, "as the club's rights until then be ...

Tags: Europe, Media

12/28/15
Quorn Signs Mo Farah For TV Spots

Meat-free protein brand Quorn is "readying two new spots featuring brand ambassador Mo Farah and is boosting its TV spend to allow it to be on air for 51 weeks during 2016," according to Daniel Farey-Jones of MARKETING MAGAZINE. The Olympic Gold Medalist, who signed up with Quorn in '14, "will retur ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

12/23/15
Football Must Move To Major Channel

David Gallop's "biggest test as Football Federation Australia CEO was always going to be his ability to negotiate a new TV deal that not only brings in significant revenue to underpin the game's financial base but also delivers a much wider audience" for football, according to Michael Lynch of THE A ...

Tags: Media, Australia

12/23/15
Infront Partners With Spengler Cup Davos

Infront Sports & Media will become the media rights partner for the Spengler Cup Davos. Hosted by the Swiss team HC Davos, the Spengler Cup is an invitational tournament, which features six teams from around the world and for the past 88 years has been an annual feature on the calendar between C ...

Tags: Media, Europe

12/23/15
C4's Ad-Free F1 Races Raise Questions

Some broadcasting insiders are "asking if Channel 4 is airing Formula One on a not-for-profit basis as part of a wider, strategic move because it might aid its efforts to ward off privatisation, by providing a service that a for-profit operator probably could not afford," according to Gideon Spani ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug