MLS eyeing US$300m a year from next domestic media rights deal

MLS eyeing US$300m a year from next domestic media rights deal

Major League Soccer (MLS) is seeking as much as US$300 million from its next domestic media rights deal, according to CNBC. The report says that the league is hoping to capitalise on its recent increase in viewership as it seeks a more lucrative deal than its current arrangement with ESPN, Fox and Univision, which collectively pay US$90 million per year.

Rakuten Captures The Hearts Of FC Barcelona Fans At Camp Nou

Rakuten Captures The Hearts Of FC Barcelona Fans At Camp Nou

The Big Picture is back. In 2020, in an unprecedented manner, Rakuten and FC Barcelona’s “The Big Picture” initiative dedicated the external façade at Camp Nou to celebrate fans across the world.

LaLiga & the Premier Academy League announce Australian partnership and nation-wide football development project

LaLiga & the Premier Academy League announce Australian partnership and nation-wide football development project

In a landmark partnership for Australian Football, LaLiga – globally recognised as one of the major domestic competitions in the world – has joined forces with the Premier Academy League, for the advancement and development of Australian coaches and young aspiring players.

LaLiga and CVC sign agreement to set project Boost LaLiga (“LaLiga Impulso”) in motion

LaLiga and CVC sign agreement to set project Boost LaLiga (“LaLiga Impulso”) in motion

The collaboration becomes effective after the LaLiga General Assembly ratified the agreement with a large majority. Boost LaLiga is a historic milestone and precedent-setting agreement for LaLiga, its clubs and the sector as a whole.

China Sports Business Weekly : FC Bayern Munich sign Liu Shaoziyang

China Sports Business Weekly : FC Bayern Munich sign Liu Shaoziyang

📰 Headlines: LA Rams opt for China, Zhou Guanyu finishes F2 on a high, Hangzhou Asian Games closes in on $600M sponsorship revenue, Jerry Shang offers bright tennis future for China, Beijing 2022 Playbook released, MMA’s diverse China fan base.

🗣 In this week’s From The Top, we spoke with Zhou Guanyu, China’s first-ever Formula 1 racing driver, about who inspires him, the impact of Drive to Survive, what will equal success next season, a typical day in his life, and the future of the sport in Asia.

UEFA’s Executive Committee updated on the European Club Football Recovery Plan

UEFA’s Executive Committee updated on the European Club Football Recovery Plan

The plan seeks to use UEFA club competition revenues as security to allow European clubs access to liquidity over years to come.

Independent study on biennial World Cup reveals negative economic effects for football

Independent study on biennial World Cup reveals negative economic effects for football

An independent study conducted by the renowned consultancy firm Oliver & Ohlbaum at the request of UEFA, assesses the economic impact that a biennial World Cup and a new International Match Calendar, for both men’s and women’s football, designed in accordance with the project presented by FIFA would have on European national associations.

$500.8m paid in intermediary service fees in 2021

$500.8m paid in intermediary service fees in 2021

Fees paid for the services of club intermediaries amounted to USD 500.8m in 2021, according to the Intermediaries in International Transfers report published by FIFA

BALLN Partners with World Renowned Footballer Kevin De Bruyne

BALLN Partners with World Renowned Footballer Kevin De Bruyne

AI football application BALLN announce Manchester City and Belgian National Team Midfielder Kevin De Bruyne as an ambassador for the brand.

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