Len Blavatnik’s DAZN Group is to merge its sports media group Perform with the US sports group STATS.
Sports streaming service DAZN has appointed Thomas de Buhr as the head of its business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
The consumption of sports via mobile content is continuing to grow with print losing out to online.
13.00 Monday Update: Close to half a million fans watched England lose 1-0 in the Ukraine over the internet, making the controversial transmission Britain’s largest online pay-per-view event.
The Ukraine v England match will be shown live on the internet, and not for the first time there’s little the Football Association can do about it.