NFL, Jude Bellingham, US Open, Sportradar: Industry headlines – 16th May 2024 – SportsPro – SportsPro Media

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1. 777 Partners suffers latest setback after losing control of Vasco da Gama
2. Australia confirmed to host 2026 AFC Women’s Asian Cup
3. TNT Sports shifts free Uefa Champions League final feed from YouTube to Discovery+
4. Atalanta announce Paramount+ as front-of-shirt sponsor for Coppa Italia and Europa League finals
5. F1 and FIA call truce to work on new strategic plan
6. Nascar and IndyCar deliver solid US viewership figures
7. Fifa confirms inaugural Women’s Club World Cup in 2026 but resists calls for player rest periods
8. MLB, NBA and NHL criticise Diamond Sports Group’s bankruptcy plan
9. Caitlin Clark’s debut nets WNBA’s highest ratings since 2001 with 2.12m viewers
10. Working group set up by Fifa to explore hosting domestic league matches overseas
11. Packers, Eagles, Jets, Vikings, Jags, Bears, Patriots, Giants and Panthers to all feature in five NFL overseas games across three countries
12. Jude Bellingham signs multi-year endorsement deal with Lucozade ahead of Euro 2024
13. ABC to air US Open men’s singles final for the first time as Disney expands commercial network tennis coverage
14. Spalding renews as official game ball of Euroleague Basketball through 2027
15. Netflix and IOC announce plans for three Olympian-led documentaries for Paris 2024
16. Sportradar’s Q1 2024 financials see record revenue of €266m and €600k loss
17. MLS All-Star Game heads to Austin for 2025
18. Indiana Fever add FanDuel as an official sportsbook partner 
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