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FA Cup set to be broadcast exclusively on free-to-air as ITV look to pick up rights

The FA Cup may not find itself behind a paywall at all from the season after next as ITV and BBC look to divide up the rights.

Southampton sign club-record partnership with Chinese content platform LD Sports

Southampton agree club-record deal with yet-to-launch Chinese sports and entertainment platform LD Sports, while Virgin Media move to become club’s shirt sleeve partner.

Pro14 partners with SteamAMG to launch new OTT service to fans in international territories

The Guinness Pro14 has become the latest league – and the first in rugby – to offer fans its own direct to consumer OTT service.

BT Sport to show Champions League final on YouTube for fourth consecutive year

BT Sport to show Champions League final on YouTube for fourth consecutive year.

Digital Sport presents Squawka with Premium Publisher of the Year award at Football Blogging Awards

The Football Blogging Awards honoured the best independent online creators of the year in the football sector.

Sports Technology Awards honours women’s sporting elite as summer of sport kicks off

Stars of British women’s sporting elite, including Olympic golden girls Shona McCallin and Shirley Robertson, England Netball Captain and Commonwealth Gold medal winner Ama Agbeze, and sportswomen turned reality TV

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Raheem Sterling invest in STATSports

The Premier League footballers have each invested £1m in the company and will become global ambassadors.

Facebook to broadcast this year’s Masters in the Middle East

The win-win deal will see the Masters get reach, and Facebook get even more live sports content.

FC Barcelona venture further into esports with launch of a Rocket League team

Barcelona launch a new esports venture as they expand into new territories.