UK government distributes further £50m in Sport Survival Package funding

The UK government has pledged a further £50 million to sports clubs and organisations across the country as part of the latest tranche of...

European sports sponsorship dips 9% in 2020 as football comes out...

The European sponsorship market has dipped 23% as a result of the coronavirus crisis, according to the 2021 ESA Sponsorship Market Overview. The report, conducted...

Women’s rugby receives boost from National Lottery

Furthering its commitment to supporting sport throughout the pandemic, the UK National Lottery has announced an official partnership with the Rugby Football League (RFL) and...

Leeds Rhinos set record Super League sponsorship duration

Betfred Super League team Leeds Rhinos set a record for the tournament's longest running sponsorship arrangement, having extended the partnership with the Leeds Building...

World Rugby confirms Alan Gilpin as Chief Executive

World Rugby has appointed Alan Gilpin as its new Chief Executive after a successful stint in an interim capacity. Gilpin replaced Brett Gosper, who stepped...

Major League Rugby develops RugbyPass OTT platform

Major League Rugby (MLR) has collaborated with RugbyPass on the launch of its new over-the-top (OTT) platform, The Rugby Network. North American rugby union championship,...

World Rugby launches new global women’s tournament

World Rugby has unveiled plans for a new global women’s competition, WXV, which will commence in 2023, with financial backing from the rugby union...

Rugby union icon signs on as World Sports Betting ambassador

South African rugby union international Tendai Mtawarira has been named as World Sports Betting’s (WSB) official ambassador. The Springboks prop will collaborate with the WSB...

CVC secures 14% stake in Six Nations Rugby

Six Nation Rugby Ltd's proposed agreement to sell a 14.3% stake in the organising body to Luxembourg-based private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has...

Realife Tech: How digital fan solutions can boost clubs’ revenue streams

As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the need for digital solutions and the appetite for a personalised fan experience has become insatiable. Adam Goodyer, CEO and...