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The International Hockey Federation is to terminate its five-year deal with live streaming services company MyCujoo as it enters into a new ten-year agreement with content and multi-screen video company…

Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has today (Thursday) marked the resumption of its 2020 season by agreeing fresh rights deals with pay-television operator Foxtel and commercial free-to-air broadcaster N…

The English Premier League is set to return on June 17 after its clubs agreed in principle on a return to action

The French Football Federation (FFF) has voted against the French Football League’s (LFP’s) proposal to expand the second tier of the domestic game, Ligue 2, to 22 clubs for the 2020-21 season.

Germany’s Women’s Bundesliga is to receive broadcast coverage in the UK after a rights deal was struck by BBC Alba, the Gaelic-language channel of public-service broadcaster BBC Scotland.

Golf’s European Tour is to adopt a model of hosting tournaments in one regional ‘cluster’ as it makes its return to action following the Covid-19 shutdown. R

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has enhanced its deal for second-tier domestic football league 2. Liga rights with sports data and betting-related services company Sportradar

Amazon Premier League coverage

Kevin Roberts says that reinvention is as fundamental to the sports industry as it is to the technology companies that are now shaping it.

Jason Traub, chief executive of 23 Capital, believes Amazon Prime’s entrance into the sports streaming market could have a major impact on the financial future of football broadcasting.

The agreement the Premier League struck in June with Amazon for one of two packages of rights unsold in its January auction – telco BT picked up the other – has to be one of the most important ever.

Long Reads

The ever-growing influence of Europe’s top-five leagues is squeezing the life out of professional football in Europe’s lowlands. Callum McCarthy examines the commercial pros and cons of a merger between the Dutch Eredivisie and the Belgian Pro League.

Tom Hill, chief commercial officer, World Rugby speaks exclusively to SportBusiness about the commercial programme for the 2019 World Cup in Japan