All articles by Susan Lingeswaran

Susan Lingeswaran

Susan is feature editor at Sportcal. Her main areas of interest are tennis, media rights, and sports investment.

Netball Australia stripped of AU$18m funding amid pay dispute

The funds will be redirected to other sports over concerns they will not be used appropriately by Netball Australia.

Saudi Arabia to host finals of AFC’s revamped Champions League Elite

The kingdom will stage the finals for the 2024-25 and 2026-26 seasons after being chosen over Iraq.

Fite nets exclusive Liga Portugal rights until 2025-26

The rights package covers several markets in Europe and Oceania, ending a blackout for the 2023-24 season.

Betano nets betting partnership for UEFA Euro 2024

Betano becomes the first-ever betting sponsor for the UEFA national teams competition.

TNT Sports, SBT renew UCL rights in Brazil until 2026-27 season

WBD has held rights in the country to the UCL since the 2015-16 season.

Signal: Deadline strikes for first-round domestic EPL rights bids

The rights cycle covers four years, while the number of live matches available will increase to 270.

French Alps, Salt Lake City sole candidates for 2030, 2034 Winter Olympics

The two bids have now been recommended for “targeted dialogue” about hosting those Winter Games.

RFG partners 24 Hours of Le Mans in IMG-brokered deal

RFG’s head protection brand Bell Racing will launch licensed helmets and scaled helmets with the race’s livery.

Mediapro wins media contract for WKF events

The firm will deliver audiovisual production and live coverage of the WKF’s main events, as well as ancillary content.

Tennis Australia teams up with New Balance

The partnership covers Tennis Australia’s Australian Open Grand Slam and United Cup competitions through 2026.