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Brazilian football has officially entered into a new era as President Jair Bolsonaro signed off on a bill that significantly revamps the broadcast rights marketplace

OTT streaming platform InStat TV is to break into the Polish market this week after securing rights to two domestic basketball competitions

The English Football League has launched a channel on short-form video platform TikTok

M6 and TF1, the French commercial broadcasters in the process of merging their activities, must lodge their offers for broadcast rights to France’s national team qualifying matches, along with the Uefa E…

Stan Sport, the streaming service of Australian media group Nine Entertainment, has acquired rights to the English Premiership rugby union club competition

Norwegian media group Amedia and its Swedish counterpart Bonnier have acquired broadcast rights to French football’s Ligue 1.

Online streaming broadcaster M Plus has acquired rights in Macau to competitions organised by the Asian Football Confederation

The International Cricket Council has agreed a deal with Cricket Australia which will see the world governing body for cricket stream Australia's forthcoming summer matches in some markets in Europe and…

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium, and the IMG agency have unveiled “widespread” international distribution for the 2021 UCI Road World Championships, which beg…

Lega Serie B will be broadcast for the first time in the United States following a distribution deal between Helbiz Media, the Italian league's exclusive global rights distributor, and Fox Networks Group

The 2022 NTT IndyCar Series schedule includes a record 14 of its 17 races airing domestically on the main NBC network, one more than previously announced in July

Oslo-based live sports streaming platform Joymo has signed a strategic alliance with sport management technology provider Sport:80

French digital terrestrial broadcaster L’Équipe has acquired rights to the finals of Latin American football competitions the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana.

Telco Optus has acquired exclusive rights in Australia to select European qualification matches for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup.

The New Zealand's men's cricket team has abandoned its tour of Pakistan just minutes before the start of the first match, citing security concerns

English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur has agreed a deal for skySports to become the exclusive Korean broadcast partner for its weekly highlights programme

Ioris Francini, the former co-president of WME IMG, current chairman of IMG Media and now specialist commercial advisor to the sports industry, gives his take on the shifting dynamics in rights brokerage and distribution and the spate of private equity deals sweeping through sport. Ben Cronin reports.