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McColgan named BT Sport Action Woman of the Year

Eilish McColgan has been named BT Sport Action Woman of the Year to conclude an outstanding roster of achievements for the 31-year-old Scottish athlete. The middle and long-distance runner from Dundee has had a monumental year. Eilish claimed the first major title of her career at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, winning gold in the […]

November 17, 2022

ITVX commissions Boris Becker docu-series

A new series for ITVX will tell the inside story of how one of the world’s greatest sporting stars ended up in Wandsworth Jail. Produced by Finestripe Productions, The Rise and Fall of Boris Becker [working title] will feature exclusive interviews with some of those who know the tennis legend best, as well as previously […]

October 14, 2022

NEP UK extends Wimbledon broadcast deal

NEP UK will continue its partnership with Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS) to provide the technical broadcast delivery for the Wimbledon Championships after agreeing a new four year deal. Every match across all 18 courts was televised during this year’s Championships for the first time, including Centre Court in UHD HDR. Eleven of the courts at […]

July 15, 2022

BBC: Record online audience for Wimbledon

The BBC’s coverage of the 2022 Wimbledon tennis tournament has beaten the 30.5 million stream record set in 2021, making it the most streamed Wimbledon ever. In addition, the volume of hours consumed by audiences on TV was the highest since the 2016 Championships when Andy Murray lifted the Men’s singles title. On BBC One, […]

July 12, 2022

Research: Multiple devices beat live sports clashes

Research from Samsung Electronics reveals the impact that programme and live sporting clashes on the TV has on household dynamics, with two in five (40 per cent) stating they have argued with family or friends on who gets to watch their favourite sport on the main TV. Some 39 per cent stated that this has […]

June 30, 2022

WBDS reveals Wimbledon coverage plans

Set to be broadcast live in 11 markets across Europe, Warner Bros Discovery Sports (WBDS) will deliver what it says will be a full 360-degree experience of The Championships from Wimbledon for fans in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Bulgaria on discovery+, Eurosport, Eurosport App and the […]

June 21, 2022By Colin Mann

Two Circles acquires LiveWire Sport

Two Circles has announced the acquisition of LiveWire Sport – the agency delivering content for the Premier League, Wimbledon, World Rugby and the ECB. LiveWire will become the content vertical of Two Circles – led by LiveWire co-founders Andy McKenzie, Caroline Cheese, Dan Warren, Jonathan Stevenson and Pranav Soneji – taking Two Circles’ headcount across […]

February 9, 2022

Netflix docuseries to follow pro tennis players

Tennis fans will be able to share in a year in the life of some of the world’s best known players as they journey around the world, seeking to win on the sport’s biggest stages, in a new Netflix documentary series. To bring this series to the screen, Netflix has teamed up with the four […]

January 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

StarHub serves up all 4 tennis Grand Slams

StarHub is the first provider in Singapore to serve up front-row seats to all four Grand Slam tournaments. Leveraging an extended partnership with beIN, customers with a Sports+ subscription will be able to watch live tennis action on beIN Sports 2, with the Australian Open from January 17th to 30th, and the French Open (Roland-Garros) […]

January 12, 2022

Record Q3 for iPlayer

Viewers flocked to BBC iPlayer between July and September 2021 (Q3), according to data revealed by the Corporation. Programmes were streamed 1.5 billion times – up 20 per cent on the same period last year, and up 49 per cent on the same period in 2019 – making it iPlayer’s best Q3 on record. Highlights […]

October 27, 2021