Media

BBC’s Sports Report still cuts a modern figure in a fast-changing world

The 70th birthday of BBC’s Sports Report has come and gone, and the broadcaster is still as well-positioned to thrive on the media landscape as it ever was.

Will OTT take over, or is the cord-cutting phenomenon really a red herring?

As Sky and BT Sport announce they’ll share their content, we ask if the cord-cutting phenomenon is really a red herring.

ESPN show how broadcasters have to allow for the changing faces of sports fans

ESPN’s latest innovation in live sports broadcasting shows how taking all types of sports fans into account is the best way to keep your audience interested.

The role of live-streaming in the soap opera sporting culture

If viewing figures are falling, and it’s not down to streaming, then why are media rights deals soaring higher than ever before?

Amazon’s deal with Pro Beach Volleyball is one to keep an eye on

Amazon has snapped up rights to show live beach volleyball in almost every country around the world. It could be a test case to watch for plenty of other sports rights holders.

Verizon to stream live NFL in the US as streaming services continue to grow in stature

Verizon scoops rights to live NFL streaming in five-year deal.

Digital Sport Morning Briefing: Friday 8th December

Welcome to our new daily series where I put together and share a list of articles I’ve been reading. Providing a filter for you so you can save time and

How social and OTT platforms are changing sports consumption.

Guest post by Gareth Capon, CEO of Grabyo The way fans consume and experience sports is rapidly evolving. Ratings across TV and linear services continue to fall – but this

Digital Sport Morning Briefing: Tuesday 5th December

Welcome to our new daily series where I put together and share a list of articles I’ve been reading. Providing a filter for you so you can save time and

Perform Group’s Goal.com snaps up UK media rights to the FIFA World Club Cup

Football publisher Goal has snapped up the UK media rights to the FIFA World Club Cup. The now-traditional yearly tournament takes place every December, and features the winners of each