Olympics - 11 May 2021 - Media rights
The Hong Kong government has stepped in to acquire broadcast rights to this year’s Olympic Games, to be held in Tokyo, and will allow five local channels to show events for free.
Rugby union - 11 May 2021
Daimani, the Switzerland-based provider of sporting hospitality packages, has been named the official international hospitality agent for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
Business - 11 May 2021
Sportradar, the international sports data and digital content services provider, has today entered into an agreement to buy InteractSport, an Australian data and technology firm with particular experience in cricket.
Cycling - road - 11 May 2021 - Sponsorship
Pearl Izumi, the US sportswear brand, has today been named as the official technical clothing partner of this year’s Tour of Britain, Women’s Tour and Tour Series, the UK’s top professional road cycling events.
Soccer - 11 May 2021 - Clubs & teams
Italian soccer giants Juventus have been warned they face expulsion from the country’s top-tier Serie A if they remain committed to the European Super League project.
Olympics - 10 May 2021 - Events
Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga said today he has never put the Tokyo Olympic Games above health considerations as a new opinion poll showed that almost six in 10 people in Japan want the event to be cancelled.
Baseball - 10 May 2021 - Sportswear
Ralph Lauren, the US fashion brand, has agreed new partnership with North America’s Major League Baseball covering several of the most popular teams.
Athletics - 10 May 2021
European Athletics is aiming to look beyond Covid-19 when it comes to allocating host cities for future events, the organisation's leader Dobromir Karamarinov said today.
Business - 10 May 2021 - Technology
Richard Scudamore, the former head of English soccer’s Premier League, has joined the board of Monterosa, the software technology company that is stepping up its involvement in sport around the world.