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Manchester City reveals £126m losses for 2019/20

Premier League giants Manchester City posted a net loss of £126 million for the turbulent 2019/20 season following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. According...

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...

Top Rank appoints Kelly to oversee corporate partnerships

US-based boxing promotion Top Rank has filled its newly created vacancy of Chief Revenue Officer, appointing industry veteran Brian Kelly. In his new role at...

Saudi Sports Company awarded AFC media package

The Saudi Sports Company (SSC) has locked down the rights to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) national team and club competitions for the 2021...

Netflix set for fourth ‘Drive to Survive’ Formula One docu-series

Filming has begun on the fourth season of the popular Netflix show ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’, the series’ Executive Producer, James Gay-Rees, has...

Infront nets Serie A international media rights

The Infront media agency has secured the international broadcasting rights to Italy’s top-flight Serie A football tournament. Luca De Siervo, President of Serie A, was...

New-look Champions League reforms pushed back as ECA hits stumbling block

A decision on the changes to the format of the UEFA Champions League has been delayed until April after clubs hit a stumbling block...

NFL gives 17-game regular season revamp the green light

The National Football League (NFL) has formally ratified plans for the expansion of the regular season to 17 games from the 2021 campaign following...

WBO super-featherweight title fight to air on terrestrial TV

Free-to-air terrestrial broadcaster Channel 5 has secured coverage of the upcoming WBO super-featherweight title fight between Jamel Herring and Carl Frampton. As a result of...

Bellator gains exposure in Ireland via Virgin Media rights link-up

Mixed martial arts promotion Bellator has finalised an exclusive broadcast partnership with Virgin Media Television in Ireland. Under the terms of the agreement, the broadcasting...