American football - 22 Jan 2021 - Betting
The Washington Football Team have become the first franchise in American football’s NFL to secure a sports betting licence through its partnership with FanDuel, the fantasy sports company.
Motor racing - 22 Jan 2021 - Media rights
Turkey’s Saran Media Group has made a further motorsport rights acquisition in agreeing a deal to televise the first season of Pure ETCR, the new international electric touring car series.
Mixed martial arts - 22 Jan 2021 - Media rights
Eleven Sports, the international pay-television broadcaster, has retained rights in Belgium to mixed martial arts’ Ultimate Fight Championship in a multi-year deal.
Soccer - 22 Jan 2021 - Betting
Real Madrid, the Spanish soccer giants, have agreed a new sports betting partnership with Russian company Fonbet to the end of the 2022-23 season despite an impending ban on gambling advertising in their home country.
Handball - 22 Jan 2021 - Media rights
TVP, the Polish public-service broadcaster, has secured domestic rights to the remainder of the World Men's Handball Championship after reaching a “compromise” with Sportfive, the international sports marketing agency.
Cycling - 22 Jan 2021 - Agency
Inside Edge, the UK-based sports marketing agency, has been appointed global sponsorship sales agency for the inaugural combined 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships.
Horse racing - 21 Jan 2021 - Media rights
HBA Media, the independent rights agency in horse racing, has struck broadcast rights deals across key global territories for the upcoming Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series.
Sailing - 21 Jan 2021 - Events
SailGP, the nascent sailing league, has settled on eight races for its second season, with New Zealand the final location added to the schedule.
US college sport - 21 Jan 2021 - Directory
Larry Scott is to step down as commissioner of the Pac-12 a year early after mutually agreeing to end his long tenure with the US college sports conference.
Soccer - 21 Jan 2021 - Media rights
Nordic Entertainment Group, the regional media giant, and Sýn, the Icelandic media group, have acquired Uefa club competition rights in Iceland for the next cycle.