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The International Olympic Committee will earn about 40 per cent more from sub-Saharan Africa compared to the previous two-Games cycle, taking advantage of Kwesé Sports’ strong desire for Olympic association, TV Sports Markets understands.Read on
SuperSport is understood to have paid an increase of about 30 per cent to retain its English Premier League rights in sub-Saharan Africa, beating competition from Econet and StarTimes to win in the first round of bidding.Read on
The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) is set to more than double its annual media-rights income compared to the previous cycle, boosted by a lucrative deal in China and strong increases in key markets.Read on
SuperSport’s termination of its Nigeria Professional Football League deal due to a breach of contract may not be as final as the broadcaster’s withdrawal in Kenya, TV Sports Markets understands.Read on
Saturday’s world heavyweight title bout between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko is expected to earn between $33m (€31m) and $37m in global media-rights and pay-per-view revenue, TV Sports Markets understands.Read on
Strong competition is expected between France’s main pay-television broadcasters for Uefa Champions League, Formula One and European rugby rights, with all three properties currently on the market.Read on
OSN’s acquisitions of rights to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, MotoGP and the Superbike World Championship represent a more aggressive strategy from the pay-television operator, but doesn’t herald the beginning of fierce competition for top-tier rights with beIN Media Group.Read on
The BBC has held on to its Masters golf rights, confounding speculation it was going to be displaced by an aggressive Sky bid for exclusive rights. Sky must now decide whether it makes sense to continue sharing the event with the BBC and, if so, at what price.Read on