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The R&A, IMG evolve partnership

The R&A has renewed and expanded its long-standing partnership with IMG, a player in sports, media and events, to create and invest in new commercial opportunities. The new long-term agreement will see Endeavor-owned IMG now provide digital services powered by its digital arm Seven League; continue to evolve The R&A’s production and content offering across […]

January 18, 2023

IMG appoints Horta as DACH MD

IMG, a specialist in sports, events and media, has appointed Alberto Horta as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Germany, Switzerland and Austria (DACH). Horta joins IMG from Warner Bros Discovery, where he has spent the past 15 years leading the strategy and commercial development for various brands across digital, distribution and ad sales. […]

January 17, 2023

Africa: NWTV scores FA Cup rights

The New World TV Group (NWTV) has secured the exclusive pay-TV rights to broadcast the Emirates FA Cup exclusively in 17 countries across Western and Central Africa, and non-exclusively in Chad, in a deal brokered by IMG. Under the agreement, NWTV will broadcast live French language coverage for all fixtures from the next two seasons […]

January 6, 2023

Sport24 renews NHL deal

Sport 24, the live sports channel available on airlines and cruise lines, has renewed its agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL) to provide in-flight and in-ship broadcast coverage through the 2024-25 season. As part of the agreement, Sport 24 – which is owned and operated by IMG –  will broadcast 250 live games each […]

January 6, 2023

Forecast: AI, web3 to drive innovation in sport

IMG and its digital agency Seven League have launched their Digital Trends Report 2023, exploring the technologies and developments that could shape the sport media landscape for rightsholders over the next 12 months. Featuring insights and analysis from Seven League’s global team of experts, the report breaks down the biggest developments in the sector and […]

December 7, 2022

IMG strikes international deals for Fury vs Chisora III

IMG, a specialist in sports, events and media, has secured a series of international broadcast deals for Queensberry Promotions Limited’s (QPL) all-British WBC World Heavyweight Championship trilogy fight between Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora. To date, IMG has concluded over 30 separate deals to broadcast the fight in 120 territories, including with Fox Sports (Australia), […]

December 2, 2022

World Rugby, IMG extend partnership

World Rugby and IMG have extended their exclusive partnership to manage and license the video archive for the international federation’s flagship competitions until 2024. The agreement will include all archive footage from both past and upcoming tournaments, including the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups, the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens […]

November 2, 2022

IMG, Frank Warren Boxing renew video archive deal

IMG has announced the renewal of its long-standing, video archive partnership with Queensberry Promotions Limited (QPL), the parent company of Hall of Fame boxing promoter and manager, Frank Warren, with a permanent three-year rolling contract.Under the agreement, all upcoming matches and events produced and promoted by Queensberry will be made available on IMG’s digital archive […]

October 24, 2022

Sport 24 signs Rugby World Cup deal

IMG’s inflight and in ship sports channel, Sport 24, has announced a deal with World Rugby to broadcast Rugby World Cup 2021 (to be played in 2022) and Rugby World Cup 2023. Sport 24 will deliver live coverage from both international tournaments to airlines and cruise ships across the world. The deal will kick-off with […]

October 7, 2022

Sport 24 scores World Cup deal

Sport 24, IMG’s inflight and in ship sports channel, has secured a deal with football’s governing body FIFA to broadcast the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Sport 24 and its secondary channel Sport 24 Extra will show more than 125 hours of live coverage from this year’s tournament. In addition to the live broadcast of […]

September 29, 2022