Disney is confident of retaining its National Basketball Association rights ahead of a new deal that would begin in 2025, chief executive Bob Iger has declared

Disney's entry into the Nordics rights market, landing the Uefa Europa League and Conference League in Denmark and Sweden, enables it to secure locally relevant content ahead of a more potentially heavyweight rights spend.

Fubo is suing Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery over their recently announced joint venture sports streaming platform, calling the move an "extreme suppression of competition in the US sports-focused streaming market", according to a copy of the lawsuit.

Disney is still searching for a strategic partner for ESPN and is fully set on taking the sports property entirely direct-to-consumer as it posted an operating income increase of 16 per cent to $987m (€922m) i…

Disney has outlined a new financial reporting structure following the reorganisation of the company into three segments earlier this year, when ESPN and sports were separated from the entertainment divisions

Disney and Charter Communications have announced a new multi-year distribution deal that restores select Disney stations, including ESPN, to Spectrum's customers

Disney has moved to put the pressure on Charter Spectrum to end their carriage dispute, highlighting two major sporting events that will not be available to the latter's customers

Telecommunications company Verizon has emerged as a potential strategic partner for Disney as it looks to launch an all-in-one streaming service and leave cable television

ESPN's direct-to-consumer offering, ESPN+, has seen a dip in subscriptions from 25.3 million in the prior quarter ending April 1 to 25.2 million subscribers as of July 1

Disney is considering selling an equity stake in ESPN and is "open-minded" in finding a strategic partner, according to its chief executive officer Bob Iger

The Walt Disney Company has extended chief executive officer Bob Iger's contract through the end of the 2026 calendar year

Disney and Warner Bros. Discovery are in line to renew their Uefa Champions League rights deals across Latin America and Brazil, respectively, SportBusiness understands

The Disney Group, the exclusive broadcast rights-holder of LaLiga in Brazil, has called for immediate “solutions to the hateful racism that stains Spanish football” following the abuse suffered by Rea…

The third edition of the XFL, a spring alternative American football league, has underperformed in its opening broadcasts of the season. The league holds a broadcast deal with Disney and ESPN

The National Hockey League, domestic rights-holder ESPN and Disney Channel have created a first-ever live, animated NHL game telecast that will feature the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers on March…

Fifa has agreed what it claims is a landmark deal for its Fifa+ streaming service to provide the entire 2022 World Cup for free in Brazil, while content agreements have also been signed with the Disney…

Splitting the rights for market-leading cricket properties between different broadcasters is a feature of the "evolution" of Indian sports media driven by rising costs, K Madhavan, the president of Disney…

The 2023 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I women’s basketball championship will be broadcast on ABC for the first time. The game is scheduled for Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m.