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Saul 'Canelo' Álvarez has departed his deal with Golden Boy Promotions, tearing up his 10-fight deal with DAZN in the process after only two events. Callum McCarthy explores how the boxer made himself a free agent.

The slow-moving, divided nature of top-level professional boxing has left the sport’s highest echelons more vulnerable to the Covid-19 shutdown. Tyson vs. Jones Jr. proves that a little flexibility can go a long way. Callum McCarthy reports.

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.

DAZN and Eleven are striving to please consumers with their flexible, multi-platform, low-cost products. But they are finding that fans generally want sports content the way they've always had it: live and in their living room.

The English Premier League’s plans for an OTT service are focused on the Asian market, but the sheer variation in market conditions means existing OTT broadcasters are still figuring their way in the region.

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has filed a claim against Brazilian media group Globo to recover fees that it claims it is owed after the latter’s broadcast rights contract cancellation.

Kazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin will return to action with a fight against Poland’s Kamil Szeremeta on December 18 that will be streamed live and exclusively in over 200 countries and territories b…

Telecoms operator Orange has signed a commercial premises deal with over-the-top streaming platform DAZN for rights to the English Premier League’s 2020-21 season in Spain.

Over-the-top sports subscription service DAZN has acquired rights to broadcast Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez’s world super middleweight fight against England’s Callum Smith on December 19. DAZN

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Four years from its launch, OTT broadcaster DAZN is blazing a trail for sports streaming services around the world. Chief executive Simon Denyer reflects on the first years of operation and the potential challenges from tech companies moving into sport and major rights-holders going it alone.

Rumours are swirling around DAZN's potential interest in a UK launch, but market conditions must be perfect for profitability to be a realistic goal. Callum McCarthy reports on the possibility of the streaming service getting off the ground in the country where it is based.

Adam Nelson investigates the European Handball Federation's latest media and marketing rights agreements, after the recent joint bid for packaged rights from Infront and DAZN Group secured the organisation a 300-per-cent increase.

The death of former Conmebol president Nicolás Leoz has brought South American football one step closer to closing the book on an era of corruption. As global agencies and investment funds are taking advantage of the power vacuum, Callum McCarthy examines the current landscape and asks if and when that book can be closed for good.