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Amazon’s first sports rights acquisition in Australia left local industry insiders puzzled and expecting further moves for sports content by the tech giant.

The Premier League usually auctions its domestic media rights halfway through its three-season cycle, but Covid has uprooted its plans. Callum McCarthy examines the likely bidders and the league's hopes for an uplift in the value of the rights.

The business of Brazilian club football is a minefield at the best of times, but a temporary change to the law by the country’s president Jair Bolsonaro has made it even trickier, especially for dominant media giant, Globo.

Documentaries going behind the scenes with sports teams and athletes are riding a wave of popularity. SportBusiness interviewed Mike Antinoro, senior vice-president at IMG Original Content, executive producer on series including Being Serena, First Team: Juventus and All or Nothing: Manchester City, to find out what’s behind the surge in interest and how the shows are put together.

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.

A new documentary series offering a behind-the-scenes look at Italian Serie A football club Juventus will launch on Amazon Prime Video, the subscription OTT offering, later this year

The English Premier League will continue to make all its matches in the 2020-21 season available for broadcast in the UK until supporters are permitted back into stadiums

The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has teamed up with e-commerce giant Amazon to launch a new official online store

Online retail giant Amazon has announced that German and European champions Bayern Munich will become the latest football club to be the subject of a behind-the-scenes documentary aired on its Amazon Prime…

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