FIFA Vision one year on: FIFA President’s message

FIFA Vision one year on: FIFA President’s message

The Vision 2020-2023 is a pledge not only to FIFA’s member associations, but to everyone who loves football.

Manchester United’s StarTimes Partnership Takes MUTV Across Africa

Manchester United’s StarTimes Partnership Takes MUTV Across Africa

Manchester United will be able to connect with millions of fans in Africa as they gain access to MUTV under an agreement with StarTimes, the continent’s leading digital TV operator.

AFC Cup group stage hosts announced

AFC Cup group stage hosts announced

The Asian Football Confederation has confirmed most of the hosts for the AFC Cup 2021 group stage, following a bidding process.

LaLiga antipiracy builds new global alliances while eliminating more illegal content

LaLiga antipiracy builds new global alliances while eliminating more illegal content

Sky Sports Mexico is the latest to partner with LaLiga to protect audiovisual content. The Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM) also approved five blocking orders on Italian websites denounced by LaLiga.

Udinese Calcio and Infront test solution which could facilitate the safe reopening of stadiums in Italy

Udinese Calcio and Infront test solution which could facilitate the safe reopening of stadiums in Italy

Yesterday’s Serie A match between Udinese and Fiorentina tested ground for new technology – designed by Be Shaping The Future and adopted by Infront – to monitor compliance with anti-COVID rules and protocols

China Sports Business Weekly: Mailman appoint new APEC MD

China Sports Business Weekly: Mailman appoint new APEC MD

26 Feb 2021

UFC and Migu announce landmark partnership, Fanatics and Hillhouse Capital to set up Joint Venture, Suning boss switches focus to retail, NBA set to return to CCTV, NBA partners with Hennessy, an opinion piece on opportunities for global sports brands on Kuaishou, and a tech vlogger’s Q&A with Tim Cook goes viral. In this week’s must-read From The Top, we spoke with Kevin Chang, SVP APAC at UFC, about the scope & depth of the Migu partnership, how he expects this relationship to evolve, the process of identifying the right media partner, and what’s accelerated the growth of local talent in recent years.

26 Feb 2021
European sponsorship industry’s most memorable campaigns revealed at virtual ceremony

European sponsorship industry’s most memorable campaigns revealed at virtual ceremony

The European Sponsorship Association revealed the winners of the 2021 ESA Awards over two nights this week, marking the culmination of the most significant ESA Awards in the prize’s 14-year history.

ND Adria becomes the first foreign-based Udinese Academy affiliate

ND Adria becomes the first foreign-based Udinese Academy affiliate

The Udinese Academy affiliation scheme continues to gain prominence and popularity not just in Italy but outside the national territory too. The project, which began in 2018, underwent a complete overhaul in February 2020 following the arrival of new director Alec Bolla, who runs operations together with technical director Furio Corosu.

Kick It Out release new three year strategy

Kick It Out release new three year strategy

26 Feb 2021

Kick It Out have unveiled the following new three-year strategy, which will run until 2024, as part of the organisation's ambition to drive positive and inclusive change in football.

26 Feb 2021
Women’s football progress highlighted in FIFA Morocco meetings

Women’s football progress highlighted in FIFA Morocco meetings

26 Feb 2021

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has spoken of the need for football to strengthen its cooperation across the African continent, and has shown his support for the promotion of women’s football locally, following discussions with Moroccan Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, and the President of the Moroccan Football Association (FRMF), Fouzi Lekjaa.

26 Feb 2021

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