All articles by Tariq Saleh

Tariq is news editor at Sportcal. He specializes in sponsorship deals and media rights in soccer, basketball, and tennis.

Tariq Saleh


CAF signs up Tecno Mobile as AFCON sponsor

The technology company will be the exclusive smartphone partner of the upcoming tournament.

Genius agrees integrity partnership with Malaysian basketball league

Genius will provide the competition with an integrity program to identify, combat, and prevent match-fixing.

DirecTV to offer ONE Championship events in commercial premises

DirecTV For Business will provide the promotion’s live events in bars and restaurants across the US.

ICC launches vertical feed for World Cup coverage

The vertical feed has been described as a first for the sport to enhance the viewing experience for fans.

Premiership Rugby to air on The Rugby Network in the US

Under an exclusive agreement, the OTT platform will provide coverage of all 93 games for the next two seasons.

Liverpool partner with UPS; Villa beef up senior leadership team

UPS will serve as Liverpool’s official global logistics and shipping partner.

DAZN’s Ekblad joins FA as broadcast lead for women’s soccer

Ekblad joins the FA from global streaming service DAZN where she led its global women’s sport strategy.

Long-time Champions League sponsor Heineken renews for 2024-27 cycle

The brand’s renewed three-year agreement will also include sponsorship rights for the UEFA Super Cup.

ITV reclaims rights to England qualifiers, adds Nations League until 2028

The agreement will see ITV replace rival Channel 4 whose contract to broadcast England matches expires next year.

IBA installs Roberts as permanent chief exec and secretary general

Roberts had been in charge on an interim basis after the IBA removed Greece’s George Yerolimpos.