Rolling sports business news wrap: Every deal, every day

Rolling sports business news wrap: Every deal, every day

Top story: Schalke join Piqué's esports eFootball.Pro competition.

22 June 2018

BT gets more Premier League coverage with Amazon deal

BT gets more Premier League coverage with Amazon deal

Telco becomes first UK pay-TV provider to offer Prime Video via a set top box.

21 June 2018

Value of sports media rights in Asia Pacific to hit US$5bn

Value of sports media rights in Asia Pacific to hit US$5bn

Rights value increase following market growth and rising demand for digital rights.

21 June 2018

BBC to screen Wimbledon in 4K

BBC to screen Wimbledon in 4K

UK broadcaster to provide high-tech stream of tennis tournament after World Cup trial.

21 June 2018

Uefa acknowledges Saudi role in BeoutQ piracy channel

Uefa acknowledges Saudi role in BeoutQ piracy channel

Fifa taking legal action against streaming service but refused to mention location.

21 June 2018

Rafael Marquez barred from World Cup sponsor activity

Rafael Marquez barred from World Cup sponsor activity

Mexican can’t be pictured in presence of American brands due to US treasury ruling.

21 June 2018

Disney ups 21st Century Fox bid to US$71.3 billion

Disney ups 21st Century Fox bid to US$71.3 billion

Battle for Rupert Murdoch’s media empire hots up as Disney betters Comcast’s offer.

21 June 2018

Report: Inter Milan owner Suning set to buy out Erick Thohir’s shares

Report: Inter Milan owner Suning set to buy out Erick Thohir’s shares

Jindong Zhang eyes soccer club chairman’s remaining €200m stake.

21 June 2018

Aser makes major Whistle Sports investment

Aser makes major Whistle Sports investment

Andrea Radrizzani’s firm leads US$28m funding round for digital media network.

21 June 2018

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video app

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video app

Social media platform rolls out new IGTV long-form video service.

21 June 2018

MLB could look to UAE for international games

MLB could look to UAE for international games

Baseball league’s global expansion to involve more activity in Middle East, says Chris Park.

21 June 2018

Report: NFL talks adding Amazon, Lyft and Uber to ticket platform

Report: NFL talks adding Amazon, Lyft and Uber to ticket platform

League discusses other options for Ticketmaster-backed digital sales platform.

21 June 2018

Leganés go all in with Betway shirt sponsorship

Leganés go all in with Betway shirt sponsorship

Two-year deal increases gambling company’s European soccer portfolio.

21 June 2018

Van Wagner to handle Breeders’ Cup sponsorship sales

Van Wagner to handle Breeders’ Cup sponsorship sales

Deal sees sports agency working with two of horseracing’s most prestigious events.

21 June 2018

Rolling sports business news wrap: Every deal, every day

Rolling sports business news wrap: Every deal, every day

Top story: Leeds United confirm Clipper Logistics extension.

21 June 2018

Knicks and Wizards set for 2019 NBA London Game

Knicks and Wizards set for 2019 NBA London Game

DC-based basketball franchise make first appearance in annual UK match-up.

21 June 2018