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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

IMG acquires Cingularity

IMG has acquired sports broadcast fibre service provider Cingularity, bolstering IMG Productions’ content delivery capabilities for federations, events and broadcasters.  Cingularity specialises in remote production video solutions and has worked closely with IMG in recent years to support remote production for clients, including Amazon for tennis and EuroLeague basketball.  As the market for remote production […]

September 1, 2022

IMG, Premier League extend production deal

The Premier League has extended its deal with the IMG agency, through which the two parties will continue to operate Premier League Productions (PLP). The new three-year deal covers the 2022-23 to 2024-25 period. PLP produces and distributes the Premier League’s international content, including the broadcasting of all 380 matches per season from the tournamnt. […]

May 12, 2022

Aser Ventures appoints Francini as Vice Chairman

The sports, media and technology investment platform Aser Ventures has appointed the former WME | IMG (now Endeavor) Co-President Ioris Francini as Vice Chairman. A respected media executive, Francini brings deep strategic expertise and a unique set of relationships with rights owners and brands to Aser. He will play a key role in strengthening the […]

April 5, 2022

The Film and TV Charity launching The Whole Picture Toolkit

The Film and TV Charity is launching The Whole Picture Toolkit: For Mentally Healthy Productions as part of the next phase of its 12-month behaviour change campaign to redefine working culture in the film and TV industry. To celebrate the launch, the charity has brought together a coalition of industry changemakers – leaders and individuals who worked […]

March 15, 2022

IMG to produce Channel 4’s Super League coverage

Sports independent production company IMG has been awarded a two-year contract to provide Channel 4’s Betfred Super League coverage. Super League rugby will be shown live on free-to-air television for the first time in its 26-year history after Channel 4 secured a deal initially to show ten live matches and Grand Final highlights for the […]

February 2, 2022

Collins Cup sees 5x audience growth

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) has announced global broadcast viewing figures for The Collins Cup, the PTO’s inaugural flagship event which took place on August 28th in Šamorín, near Bratislava, Slovakia, which have surpassed expectations. The PTO has worked alongside YouGov Sport – global sports, sponsorship and entertainment research company – to gather audience data […]

October 25, 2021

IMG appoints ex-Sky Sports’ Francis

IMG, the global sports, events and talent management company, has named former Sky Sports Managing Director Barney Francis as Executive Vice President, Head of Global Production to lead IMG’s production business. Francis is well known for his 20 year spell at Sky Sports. He served as Managing Director for over a decade, where he grew […]

October 13, 2021