The Swedish football league earned an increase of about 120 per cent in the value of its media rights last month as Discovery continued its strategy of buying domestic football league rights in Scandinavia.
Talks to finalise the long-form agreement for IMG’s deal with England’s Football Association have hit an impasse over an unexpected issue: the rescheduling of the FA Cup necessitated by the 2022 Fifa World Cup being moved to the winter.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has agreed a deal with SportA, the sports-rights agency that represents public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF, that will grant it early access to rights to the men’s 3. Liga club football competition.
The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has asked a US Federal Court judge to halt a lawsuit accusing the organisation of participating in a bribery scheme alongside a number of 21st Century Fox units.