One year after its founding, the portfolio of Ringier Sports Media Group includes 9 sports media brands in 7 countries

Ringier Sports Media Group (RSMG) is pleased to celebrate its first anniversary. Since its launch one year ago, the group has quickly become a dynamic force driving a new era of digital sports media.

RSMG’s commitment to delivering exceptional content, leveraging cutting-edge technology and forging strategic partnerships has elevated it to the forefront of the industry in Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Portugal.

Key achievements and highlights of Ringier Sports Media Group’s successful first year include:

  • Global expansion: Ringier Sports Media Group has expanded its activities to several key markets and established a strong international presence. With offices in Bulgaria, Portugal, Serbia, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Greece, the Group can effectively engage with various sports communities around the world.
  • Digital-first strategy: Ringier Sports Media Group relies on its digital-first strategy supported by the latest technologies – such as the Sportal365 content management system – to deliver exciting and interactive experiences to sports fans. 
  • Captivating content: Ringier Sports Media Group has served more than 300 million users with high-quality and engaging content through its various platforms and channels to date. From in-depth analysis and expert opinion to exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes reporting, the Group has engaged and informed fans.

Robin Lingg, Chairman of Ringier Sports Media Group: “We are incredibly proud of what our incredible teams have achieved in just one year. Ringier Sports Media Group is continuously and strategically investing in the sports media sector with the goal of achieving a prominent global position through the consolidation of leading digital sports media brands. These brands currently include Sportal Media Group in Bulgaria with sportal.bg and Sportal365, Gazeta Sporturilor and gsp.ro in Romania, sportal.rs in Serbia, sportal.hu in Hungary, sport.sk in Slovakia, sportal.gr in Greece and our newest portfolio, A Bola in Portugal. The strategic investment in the UK-based LiveScore Group in 2022 further underscores RSMG’s global aspirations.”

Stilian Shishkov, Senior Partner at Ringier Sports Media Group: “RSMG relies on advanced technology and a team of experienced sports journalists and media professionals to deliver exceptional value to its viewers and advertisers. With a strong emphasis on digital expertise and state-of-the-art digital publishing solutions, the group is committed to expanding and enhancing its existing brands through strategic investments and resource allocation. I am delighted by the remarkable achievements our teams have accomplished in just one year, demonstrating our commitment to becoming one of the global leaders in the sports media sector.”

Ringier AG, Corporate Communication

About Ringier Sport Media Group (RSMG)

RSMG unites national market leaders in sports media with global tech solutions. With 9  brands and more to join, RSMG reaches millions of sports fans monthly in  Europe. RSMG was founded in summer 2022 as a subsidiary of the Swiss-based Ringier AG, a media and tech company. The family-owned enterprise believes in entrepreneurship, collaboration, innovation, trust and courage for 190 years. www.ringiersportsmediagroup.com

About Ringier AG

Ringier is a Swiss media and technology company. The Group comprises around 140 companies in 19 countries, which operate a range of leading media brands, digital platforms, and marketplaces. Almost 80 percent of the operating profit comes from the digital business. This makes Ringier one of the leading media companies in Europe. The family business has been based on entrepreneurship, cooperation, innovation, trust and courage for 190 years. www.ringier.com