WTT expands in China with MIGU partnership

World Table Tennis (WTT) has expanded its broadcast footprint across Mainland China and Macao through a ground-breaking agreement with MIGU, the streaming subsidiary of China Mobile, China’s leading telecommunications company.   This four-year partnership signifies a major breakthrough for WTT in terms of media rights in the history of table tennis, further highlighting the sport’s […]

DAZN launches innovation hub called DAZN X

DAZN Group, the world’s fastest growing sports media company, has today announced the launch of its innovation hub, DAZN X.   DAZN X was born out of DAZN Group’s acquisition of video streaming innovation company TEXEL, which employs 50 talented innovators in Tel-Aviv, Israel. DAZN X will operate as a global business unit across all […]

Speedway Motorsports acquires Dover Motorsports for $131.5 million

Speedway Motorsports, LLC (“Speedway Motorsports”), a leading marketer, promoter and sponsor of motorsports entertainment, and Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD) (“Dover Motorsports”) announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Speedway Motorsports has agreed to acquire Dover Motorsports for $3.61 per share in cash for an approximate total equity value of […]

XFL appoints Russ Brandon as President

The XFL and its ownership group, consisting of Dany Garcia, Dwayne Johnson and RedBird Capital Partners, are excited to announce the addition of nine executive hires as the league prepares for its highly anticipated return to the field in 2023. Joining and returning to the league are: Russ Brandon, President, League and Football Operations Rob […]

FIFA signs Ooredoo as official Middle East & Africa Telecommunications Operator

Telecommunications company Ooredoo has been unveiled as the Official Middle East & Africa Telecommunications Operator of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and the upcoming FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™.   The Qatari operator’s agreement strengthens the company’s long-standing commitment to FIFA’s leading events. Ooredoo was also a National Supporter of the 2019 and 2020 […]

49ers increase stakes in Leeds United

Leeds United have confirmed that 49ers Enterprises have increased the stake of their minority position in Leeds United.   Aser Ventures maintains 56% ownership of the club, with 49ers Enterprises now controlling 44%.   Chief Executive Angus Kinnear said: “We are delighted to see Aser Ventures strengthen their partnership with 49ers Enterprises who have clearly […]

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