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Revenues for the 2015 International Champions Cup summer friendly competition are set to double as a consequence of expanding to three tournaments, and adding matches in Australia, China, England, Italy and Mexico to the US and Canada.

  • Date: 
    15 May 2015

    The Royal Decree that paves the way for the collective selling of Spanish Liga media rights generated fallout – a week of strike threats, insults and posturing by all sides – which diverted attention from what remains a momentous change in Spanish football.

  • Date: 
    15 May 2015

    The senior management of Ufa Sports supported the sale of the agency to Lagardère Unlimited on the understanding that Lagardère has ambitions to become a major force in the sports-rights market once again, TV Sports Markets understands.

  • Date: 
    15 May 2015

    The Confédération Africaine de Football could be set for a huge increase in the value of its global media and marketing rights, as negotiations with incumbent rights-holder Sportfive and rival agency Infront Sports & Media near a conclusion.

  • Date: 
    15 May 2015

    Greek pay-television broadcaster Nova extended its deal for Greek Superleague rights by two seasons last week, although two clubs still oppose the renewal.

  • Date: 
    15 May 2015

    Marco Bianchi, president of the B4 Capital agency, this week told TV Sports Markets that his company’s aggressive bid to win the international rights to Italy’s Coppa Italia and Supercoppa showed that Italian football was far healthier than some critics have suggested.

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Date: 
28 May 2015

South African pay-television broadcaster Siyaya TV has rubbished claims by the SABC that the country’s public-service broadcaster has struck a rights deal for coverage of South Africa’s national football teams, including the senior men’s team, known as Bafana Bafana.

  • Date: 
    28 May 2015

    ESPN has reached a sublicensing deal with rival international pay-television sports broadcaster Fox Sports Latin America to acquire rights for the Serie A top division of Italian football across Latin America and certain territories in the Caribbean.

  • Date: 
    28 May 2015

    US sports broadcaster ESPN has agreed a deal with pay-television broadcaster One World Sports to simulcast North American Soccer League team New York Cosmos’ historic game against Cuba.

  • Date: 
    28 May 2015

    The Macquarie Capital investment bank has been hired by the Australian Football League to assist in negotiations for the next cycle of domestic media rights for the top division of Aussie rules.

  • Date: 
    28 May 2015

    Indian telecommunications company DigiVive has acquired rights for the 2015 French Open tennis tournament.

  • Date: 
    27 May 2015

    SPTV, a free-to-air specialist sports channel owned by the Croatian Olympic Committee, has secured rights in the country for the 2015 edition of the European Games multi-sports event in Baku, Azerbaijan.