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New sponsorship deals help drive record first quarter revenues for Manchester United football club

UK Premier League football club Manchester United has declared a 63% rise in sponsorship revenue, which has helped the club to achieve record revenues of £98.5m for the first quarter of its fiscal year, a rise of 29%. The BBC […]

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UK digital sports group Perform raises £120m for acquisitions

UK digital sports media company Perform Group Plc (LON:PER) announced today it will raise around GBP120m (USD183m/EUR141m) via a private placement to fund its planned purchase of Opta

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French luxury group PPR has no plans to sell Puma stake

French luxury goods group PPR SA (EPA:PP), which owns a  83% stake in of Puma SE (ETR:PUM), is not looking to increase its interest in the German sporting

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Greece’s accepts €652m bid for OPAP by investor Emma Delta

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has accepted an improved bid of EUR652m (USD858.6m) for a controlling stake in

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Stan Kroenke not to sell stake in English football club Arsenal

Stan Kroenke is not looking to shed his majority stake in UK football club Arsenal and there has been no contact from any potential suitors, Arsenal communications director

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BT Group agrees to acquire ESPN’s UK and Ireland TV units

UK communications services provider BT Group Plc (LON:BT.A) has agreed to purchase the UK and Ireland TV channels business of US sports entertainment company ESPN Inc for an


Seattle-based consortium to acquire a 65% stake in Sacramento Kings

A Seattle-based group of investors led by hedge fund manager Chris Hansen said that it had sealed a binding deal to take a 65% stake in Sacramento Kings


Media giant News Corp to acquire sports TV channel SportsTime Ohio — report

US media group News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) may unveil an agreement this week to acquire sports TV channel SportsTime Ohio from the Cleveland Indians baseball team for USD230m (EUR175.8m),

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Portsmouth supporters to take over the failed football club by end of year

English Premier League football club Portsmouth is expected to have a new owner by the end of the year after Pompey Supporters' Trust (PST) sealed a conditional agreement


News Corp completes deal to take full control of ESPN´s Singapore unit

International media giant News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) has finalised its acquisition of the 50% stake in Singapore-based ESPN STAR Sports it did not already own from sports entertainment provider

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