Media

A decline of matchday income brought on by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a 65-per-cent decline in profits for clubs in Spain’s top-flight La Liga Santander and second-tier La Liga Smart B…

Tennis South Africa and the SABC, the South African public broadcaster, have reached a three-year rights deal

Canal Plus, the French pay-television broadcaster, netted an audience of 1.02 million subscribers for live coverage of Formula 1’s French Grand Prix yesterday (Sunday) afternoon.

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has downplayed the possibility of strong revenue increases for the league ahead of its sale of media rights in Spain beyond the current cycle, warning "we are not going to…

Pay-television broadcasters Sky Sports Racing and Racing TV, along with free-to-air commercial broadcaster ITV, have agreed deals to televise US horse racing showpiece the Breeders’ Cup.

Kosmos, the company co-founded by FC Barcelona footballer Gerard Piqué, has agreed an innovative late deal for the rights to the 2021 Copa América, with the ongoing national team football tournament t…

Thai pay-television broadcaster True has agreed a media rights deal for Asian Football Confederation club competitions covering the remainder of this year

Matches from the Uefa European Championship attracted bumper audiences across Europe’s major broadcast markets over the weekend with the ‘big five’ countries all in action. G

International rights agency and production group Mediapro has expanded its operations in the US by opening a new production facility in Manhattan, New York

Portuguese pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has recorded a loss of €12.2m ($14.5m) in the first quarter of 2021, according to Portuguese newspaper Jornal de Negócios.

Uefa has welcomed an Italian anti-piracy initiative that has blocked over 600 illicit streams of Euro 2020 matches

The president of the French Professional Football League (LFP) has called on pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus to show “common sense” after the latter decided to cease coverage of Ligue 1 matches in …

Subscription broadcaster Premier Sports has retained rights in the UK to the United Rugby Championship, the rebranded tournament previously known as the Pro14, and expanded its agreement with the league…

Video-sharing platform TikTok has agreed a deal to show matches and exclusive content from the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, the third tier of club football in Brazil.

Event promoter Amaury Sport Organisation has signed women’s Tour de France media rights deals with Eurovision Sport and French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions, with online mass participation tra…

Commercial broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1 has retained domestic free-to-air rights to Austria’s top-tier ICE Hockey League.

Tennis Australia has appointed former Qantas and DHL executive Cedric Cornelis as its new chief commercial officer