StarTimes Secures 3 Years Exclusive Media Rights For Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana

Africa’s leading digital TV operator StarTimes and Lega Serie A reached a 3 years deal for the exclusive all media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the agreement, StarTimes claims the exclusive rights of the two Italian premier Cup competitions in English, French, Portuguese and African indigenous […]

Hockey Uses Grass Tennis Diplomacy In DC

Joe Hockey’s historic residence has the only grass tennis court in Washington DC and it is a hit with powerful locals. The key to US President Donald Trump’s heart might be golf, but apparently an Australian-style grass tennis court is highly-prized by senior figures in his administration and other international power brokers. Australian Ambassador to […]

FIFA’s Best Coach Award Nominees

Zinedine Zidane, Didier Deschamps and Zlatko Dalic have been named the three finalists for FIFA’s The Best Coach of the Year award. Former Real Madrid boss Zidane is the current holder of the prize and is nominated once again after he became the first coach to win three straight Champions League titles. Deschamps guided France […]

Chess Olympiad Lineups Announced

The buildup has officially begun for the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. The lineups are posted, so the pre-event punditry can begin. For the first time since its inception, Russia is not head of the open section. From September 23 to October 6, a whopping 179 federations are expected to converge on the shores […]