2020-08-06 23:30:19| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Potential recession could affect market, says Simon Green Broadcaster would welcome summer club rugby, he saysBTs head of sport, Simon Green, believes one impact of the coronavirus pandemic will be to dampen the inflationary value of television sports rights which in the past 30 years have surged each time a new deal is negotiated.Green was speaking on the day the schedule for next weeks restart of the Premiership was announced. The clubs have endured a challenging five months financially and BT enters the final year of its contract with Englands top flight next season. Continue reading...
2020-07-30 16:26:49| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Broadcaster reports 15% year on year drop as more than 200,000 customers switch offSky has reported a $750m (575m) plunge in revenues as more than 200,000 customers switched off in the second quarter while key content such as Premier League football postponed matches during the coronavirus pandemic.Sky, which is owned by US pay-TV giant Comcast, reported a 15.5% year on year fall in revenues from $4.8bn to $4bn in the period as coronavirus impacted sports fixtures, subscriber viewing and advertising. Continue reading...
2020-07-28 20:18:43| digg
Invented for a president, beloved by Crossfit — this weird sport has a storied history.
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