eSports - 22 Apr 2021 - Events
The International Olympic Committee has openly embraced esports for the first time in today unveiling the Olympic Virtual Series, which will comprise competitions in various recognised disciplines.
Soccer - 22 Apr 2021 - Sponsorship
The LFP, the French professional soccer league, has named Kipsta, the soccer brand owned by sporting goods retailer Decathlon, as its new ball supplier in a five-year deal.
Soccer - 22 Apr 2021 - Clubs & teams
Florentino Perez, the president of Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid, still holds out hope for the controversial European Super League, having defiantly insisted it is “not dead” despite most of the 12 founding clubs withdrawing from the proposed breakaway competition over the last two days.
Ice hockey - 22 Apr 2021 - Events
Ice hockey's 2021 IIHF Women's World Championship in Canada has been called off again due to challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Motor racing - 22 Apr 2021
The 2021 edition of US motor racing’s prestigious Indianapolis 500 will be watched live at the venue by up to 135,000 fans, 40 per cent of the track’s capacity, which would make it the highest-attended single sporting event in the country since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rugby union - 21 Apr 2021 - Federations & NOCs
World Rugby, the international governing body for rugby union, has today launched its strategic plan for 2021 to 2025, which aims, among other goals, to raise the global appeal of the sport, unify calendars and increase participation and engagement.
Motorsport - 21 Apr 2021 - Media
Motorsport.tv, the OTT streaming platform of Motorsport Network, the USA-based digital media company, has revealed that is utilising the services of Grabyo, the UK-based video technology specialist for its news channel.
Motor racing - 21 Apr 2021 - Events
Arne Dirks, an experienced German sports executive, has been appointed to head up Rallycross Promoter GmbH, the new commercial entity behind the FIA World Rallycross Championship.
Soccer - 21 Apr 2021 - Leagues & cups
Andrea Agnelli, a leading driver of the controversial European Super League, a proposed breakaway competition involving 12 of the continent’s top soccer clubs, has admitted that it cannot proceed after multiple teams pulled out.
Athletics - 21 Apr 2021 - Events
The London Legacy Development Authority has proposed that the UK capital's leg of the Diamond League, the international athletics series, be relocated due to high staging costs.