CVC AND WTA CONFIRM A $150 MILLION COMMERCIAL TIE-UP | # SPORTBUSINESS
WTA has launched a commercial enterprise with CVC Capital Partners; the investment manager will give $150 million for a 20% stake in what will be known as WTA Ventures LLC
THE INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE RELEASED A NEW STRATEGIC PLAN | # PARALYMPICS
The new IPC strategic plan ‘Change Starts with Sport’ covers 2023-26 and marks a milestone in developing the IPC.
MLS PLANS SPORTS TECH INCUBATOR | # INNOVATION
MLS is planning its own sports technology incubator to provide a platform for early-stage sports tech firms to test and scale their innovations at real-life events
EA SPORTS SIGNS AGREEMENTS WITH NWSL| # PARTNERSHIP
EA has revealed a new partnership with the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the National Women’s Soccer League Players Association (NWSLPA)
DAZN LAUNCHES FREE WOMEN’S SPORTS CHANNEL IN GERMANY AND AUSTRIA | # WOMENSPORT
The DAZN Rise channel will be the first 24-hour channel entirely dedicated to women’s sports in the two countries.
NETFLIX RENEWS FULL SWING AND BREAK POINT SERIES FOR 2024 | # FANENGAGEMNT
Netflix has renewed deals for two prominent sports docuseries in 2024 – golf’s Full Swing and tennis’ Break Point.
MLS IN MULTI-YEAR DEALS WITH TICKETMASTER AND DELTATRE | # SPONSORSHIP
MLS has announced multi-year deals with ticketing sales and services firm Ticketmaster and with video streaming technology company Deltatre
FANDUEL APP TO STREAM LIVE MLB GAMES | # STREAMING
FanDuel will stream MLB games across its sportsbook app, and streaming platform as part of a new multi-year partnership struck ahead of the league’s 2023 season.