Tennis - 20 May 2022 - Media rights
US media giant Disney has acquired broadcast rights in Brazil to tennis’ 2022 French Open, the clay-court grand slam, which runs from May 22 to June 5.
Swimming - 20 May 2022 - Events
This year’s World Swimming Championships (25m) will be staged in Melbourne, Australia after world governing body FINA stripped Russia’s Kazan of its hosting rights.
Cricket - 20 May 2022 - Media rights
TalkSport, the UK-based commercial radio broadcaster, has secured exclusive audio coverage rights in the UK and Ireland to broadcast the Ireland cricket team’s 2022 home fixtures.
Soccer - 20 May 2022 - Media rights
Premier Sports, the international pay-television operator, has today acquired a package of broadcast rights to UEFA national team soccer competitions in the UK featuring the ‘home nations’ of Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales, as well as the Republic of Ireland from 2022 to 2024.
Soccer - 20 May 2022 - Stadia & venues
Real Madrid, the Spanish soccer giants and winners of this year’s top-tier LaLiga, have ratified a partnership with investment firm Sixth Street, as well as with US sports marketing agency Legends, through which both firms will secure an input into any future activities and operations at the club’s iconic Santiago Bernabeu stadium, which is in the process of redevelopment.
Boxing - 20 May 2022 - Media rights
DAZN, the global sports streaming platform, and boxing promoter Golden Boy have agreed a renewed long-term, multi-fight partnership.
Tennis - 19 May 2022 - Events
The ATP men's top-tier professional tennis tour and international sports marketing agency IMG have partnered with Top 12 Group, the marketing solutions firm, to launch a new series of tennis events as part of the ATP Champions Tour.
Mixed martial arts - 19 May 2022 - Financial
Professional Fighters League (PFL), the US-based mixed martial arts (MMA) series, has today (May 19) completed a $30 million Series E investment round to fund global expansion and launch its new PPV Super Fight Division.
Business - 19 May 2022
DAZN, the international over-the-top sports subscription service, has named Alessio Sarina as its head of marketing in Spain, strengthening its leadership team in a key strategic market.
Business - 19 May 2022 - Directory
Patrik Frisk will be stepping down as president and chief executive of Under Armour next month, the US sportswear brand has announced.