Media

A proposal from the IMG agency for international rights to Brazilian football’s Campeonato Brasileiro Série A covers five seasons, from 2020 to 2024, but would provide no minimum guarantee payment to th…

Amazon Prime Video’s UK subscriber numbers increased by 35-per-cent year-on-year during the fourth quarter of 2019 on the back of its coverage of football’s English Premier League.

Željko Karajica, a leading figure in the German sports media-rights industry, is to leave ProSiebenSat.1, the commercial broadcasting group, amid a restructure of its sports unit 7Sports.

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has renewed a rights agreement with the Romania Ski Biathlon Federation (RSBF)

LaLiga, the governing body of Spanish football’s top two divisions, has launched its invitation to tender covering broadcast rights in 16 European territories.

Sports data company Genius Sports says a new data partnership with the Football Association of Singapore will underpin a "digital transformation drive" at the sports body

DAZN Media, the advertising division of sports media company DAZN Group, has launched a new football package that will give a brand partner the chance to reach over 40 markets through its OTT, digital,…

Indian pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Television is partnering with restaurant operator Impresario Entertainment and Hospitality to create live viewing experiences for cricket fans during the…

MMA promotion ONE Championship is producing an Asian edition of the hit television show The Apprentice, featuring its chairman and chief executive Chatri Sityodtong in the lead role as the business leader…

As more and more streaming services come to market, industry research suggests sharp resistance to consumers carrying more than three each, heightening the race for customer acquisition. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans. Frank Dunne speaks with representatives from some of the service's major stakeholders on how Game Pass fits into the league’s global media-rights strategy.

NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans.

NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans.

Shift to more streamlined broadcast team places more focus on Rodriguez

The IMG agency is one of three companies understood to have been shortlisted ahead of the award of international rights to Brazilian football’s Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

H.I.G. Europe, an arm of the international private equity and asset management firm, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Lagardère Sports agency.

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has announced that it will not be renewing its World Wrestling Entertainment rights and has signed a deal with All Elite Wrestling

French free-to-air commercial broadcaster TF1 has built on its handball coverage by acquiring rights to the Olympic qualifying tournament in which the national team will compete

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has announced a collaboration with Israel-based artificial intelligence video company WSC Sports

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport and free-to-air commercial broadcaster ITV have signed a one-off boxing content-sharing deal to promote the Fury-Wilder fight on Saturday

UCI Women’s WorldTour event the Ladies Tour of Norway has appointed the Spring Media agency to market its global broadcast rights and handle its production needs.

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has filed an indictment against former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke, beIN Media Group chairman and Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser A…

Claude Ruibal, the experienced digital sports media executive, has joined the board of Horse & Country TV (H&C), the international equestrian sports network

Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire has announced a local broadcast deal with WGN-TV in a multi-year partnership

SNTV, the sports video news agency, is to manage the new international YouTube channel for Japanese professional football’s J.League.

The Extreme E off-road racing series has continued its media-rights drive through a deal with pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)

Belgian football’s Pro League and subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports are discussing a 23-club media-rights agreement from 2020-21 onwards in the event that top-tier club Antwerp elects to remain e…

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has renewed its long-running global media-rights deal with the International Biathlon Union for…

Subscription streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in five countries to this weekend’s heavyweight boxing rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

The Stockholm-based Spring Media agency is to distribute international broadcast rights to the 2020 edition of tennis’ Tie Break Tens.

The English Premier League has begun a search to recruit a head of media-rights sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Whisper Group has secured investment from Sony Pictures Television, a move that involves the UK-based production company’s exit from the free-to-air broadcaster Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund in pursuit of …

Pay-television broadcaster beIN has agreed a one-season deal to broadcast cricket’s Pakistan Super League in Australia and across various Asia countries and territories.

Jean-Michel Aulas, the president of Olympique Lyonnais, has reportedly raised the prospect of the French Football League (LFP) suing pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group in an escalation of the…

US telco AT&T's plans to sell its four regional sports networks as part of a wider plan to slash the company’s debts is faltering, according to the New York Post.

IMG Arena, the sports betting arm of the IMG agency, has expanded its deal with ice hockey’s NHL by securing rights to provide US sports betting operators with live streams of select out-of-market games.

Slovenian public sports channel Šport TV has agreed a deal with the United Media Group for exclusive 2020 Uefa European Championship rights and all matches involving the Slovenian national football team …