The car rental company signs new three-year extension to sponsor the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League.
NEW YORK -- The National Football League (NFL) today announced it has reached agreements with FOX Bet, BetMGM, PointsBet, and WynnBET to become Approved Sportsbook Operators for the 2021 NFL season. These agreements make all four operators eligible to purchase NFL in-game commercial units and other select NFL media inventory.
Genius Sports Limited (NYSE: GENI) (“Genius Sports” or “the Company”), the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Spirable, a leading creative performance platform. Transaction details have not been disclosed.
The Malta Football Association has launched its first strategy, which will serve as the basis for the association’s commitment to raise the game across all levels.
European football has seen a £3.4billion fall in revenue for the first time in over a decade due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Revenue fell to £22.1billion and this is the first fall in revenue since the global financial crisis of 2008. Deloitte reported the revenue and said it “only accounts for, in most cases, three months of Covid-19 impact. It will be a number of years before the full financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on European football is known. But we're now beginning to see the scale of the financial impact that the pandemic has had on European clubs.”
Unprecedented broadcast coverage and digital innovation to connect fans around the world to the magic of Tokyo 2020
Whilst spectators may not be able to attend Tokyo 2020 in person, fans around the world and in Japan will be able to experience the thrill of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 thanks to new, innovative technologies. Tokyo 2020 will be broadcast globally to a potential audience of over 5 billion people, with more coverage by broadcast partners than any previous Olympic Games across both linear TV and digital:
In Japan, TV coverage of Tokyo 2020 is expected to be around double that of Rio 2016.
In the USA, NBCUniversal will air more than 7,000 hours of coverage across TV and digital platforms – a US Olympic record.
Across Europe, Discovery Eurosport will air up to 4,000 hours of live coverage on its TV and digital platforms. This unprecedented level of content will be available in 50 territories.
The International Cricket Council announces strategic partnership with fintech infrastructure Leader: NIUM
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced today that it has entered a multi-year strategic partnership with Nium, a leading global financial technology (FinTech) infrastructure company. Nium provides banks and businesses with access to a suite of fintech infrastructure services through one API. This partnership includes involvement and integration in three global ICC events through to the end of 2023 such as the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, the ICC World Test Championship Final in 2023 and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 to be hosted in India.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has partnered with Cricket Australia to broadcast the upcoming Australian summer of cricket into emerging cricket markets including Europe and Southeast Asia, starting with the highly anticipated rematch between India and Australia, finalists in last year’s ICC T20 Women’s World Cup.
Genius Sports Limited (NYSE: GENI) (“Genius Sports”), the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, has appointed sports data expert Ian Wray to lead its growth in the global soccer market.
- Brings extensive media experience to Genius, including time at ESPN, ABC and NFL Network
- He will lead the Company’s U.S. and Canadian activities
- He will develop Genius’ regional business infrastructure to position the Company for accelerated growth in existing and new areas
- He will work closely with the executive team to identify innovative and revenue accretive acquisition targets
UEFA has today announced that Expedia Group will continue as the Official Travel Partner of the UEFA Champions League for the 2021/22 season, with Expedia® and Hotels.com® leading the engagement. The one-year deal also grants sponsorship rights for the UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Youth League finals and the UEFA Futsal Champions League finals.
PlayStation® agrees new sponsorship deal with UEFA to extend UEFA Champions League partnership for 2021-24 cycle.
Engelbert Strauss, one of Europe’s leading work and utility brands, has agreed a three-year deal to partner with the UEFA Europa League and newly launched UEFA Europa Conference League until 2024
Norwich City have cancelled their controversial sponsorship deal with Asian gambling firm BK8 after just three days following provocative marketing material being highlighted.
Betfred are to become an official partner of all three England teams at next year’s Rugby League World Cup, extending their commitment to the sport.