Media

The Uruguayan Football Federation (AUF) has received two bids for the domestic broadcast rights to its national team’s qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup, according to media reports in the country.

Brazilian broadcaster Globo has been unable to reach an agreement with Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football club Flamengo for rights to this year’s Campeonato Carioca state championship, which gets un…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Sport New Zealand has signed a wide-ranging sponsorship and media-rights deal with the World Surf League

US media and entertainment company WarnerMedia has expanded its rights agreement with the All Elite Wrestling (AEW) promotion following a successful initial collaboration

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has finalised a deal for media rights for Major League Soccer in 11 markets in the Asia-Pacific region

Comcast and NBCUniversal's new Peacock subscription streaming video service will contain a significant amount of live sports coverage, including extensive coverage of this summer's Tokyo Olympics

A charity tennis match between stars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be shown in France by L'Équipe, the free-to-air digital terrestrial broadcaster.

Surrey County Cricket Club has launched an official channel on short-form video sharing app TikTok, claiming it is the first professional cricket team to do so

The chairman of Ghana’s National Media Commission has urged the nation’s football association to publish details of its rights agreement with pay-television broadcaster StarTimes.

Pooling media rights to Korea’s K-League with national-team matches was supposed to create a property more valuable than the sum of its parts. John Duerden investigates why it isn’t working yet.

Fifa's former director of marketing and current FIH chief executive Thierry Weil looks back on a year in which the hockey federation launched its own OTT platform and outlines his plans to monetise the new service. Ben Cronin reports.

Four Inside Track contributors from around the world reflect on what they saw as the key industry developments of 2019 .

Media rights increases for the Uefa Champions League in the UK, US and France have vindicated Team Marketing's decision to start its sales process early in these markets. But the agency won't be getting carried away just yet, writes Frank Dunne.

Portuguese public-service broadcaster RTP has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Sport TV for rights to the men’s 2020 European Handball Championships.

Media group Discovery has agreed a wide-ranging deal with the Romanian arm of Vodafone through which its sports broadcaster, Eurosport, will be carried on the telco’s Vodafone TV service.

Following on from format changes to Uefa’s Nations League in the 2020-21 tournament, discussions are ongoing in Germany over the broadcast home of two matches that the national team will play.

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has acquired highlights rights to the FIA World Rally Championship from 2020 to 2022, bringing coverage back to the broadcaster for the first time since 2015

Gravity Media, the broadcast production and outside broadcast services company, has promoted Ed Tischler to the position of acting managing director

Subscription OTT sports platform DAZN has appointed Julian Skeels as vice-president of product acquisition, retention and payments

India and China were the only Asia-Pacific pay-television markets to show strong revenue and subscriber growth in 2019, and there were significant subscriber declines in several territories, according…

The ICM Partners agency has agreed a deal with Major League Wrestling to sell television and streaming rights for the competition

Emir Osmanbegovic, the sports media executive who previously headed up Eurosport’s international sports production activities, is to lead a newly-created sports arm at Nexiko, the independent production c…

Football streaming platform Fanatiz has closed a $10m (€9m) Series A funding round investment deal with 777 Partners, a Miami-based private investment firm.

US media company Comcast NBCUniversal has launched SportsTech, a new global accelerator programme for sports technology start-ups

Both title game, entire playoff series shows audience growth

Digital sports content platform FanCode has agreed a multi-year rights deal to Indian club football competition the I-League

Egidio Bianchi has announced he will step down as president of Lega Basket Serie A, the top division of Italian club basketball, with a commission formed to determine his replacement and address other…

The first Spanish Supercopa to be played in Saudi Arabia yielded an average of 1

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group will increase the exposure of Denmark’s 1st Division, the second-tier football league in the country, by broadcasting all matches on its Viaplay streaming service.

Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB), the top division of club basketball in Brazil, has furthered its reputation for innovation in the domestic media market by agreeing a rights deal with social video platform…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand is to broadcast the Masters, golf’s first major of the year.

Games publisher Riot Games and agency Redd+E have agreed a deal to distribute media rights for the inaugural 2020 Pacific Championship Series in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Cricket’s Indian Premier League is poised to return to an exclusive broadcast rights agreement in the UK, after pay-TV rivals BT Sport and Sky were handed a deadline to submit their bids for a three-year c…

An Indian court has called on the government to intervene after today (Monday) opting to dispose of a public interest litigation lodged with regards to the freedom of public-service broadcaster Doordarshan…

Digital sports media company Play Sports Group has enhanced the range of language options for Global Cycling Network by launching a German-language ‘GCN auf Deutsch’ channel.

The Nigerian government has introduced measures to prohibit exclusive acquisition of sports rights in a move which it says will prevent “the misuse of monopoly of market powers”.

OneSoccer, Mediapro’s OTT sports streaming service in Canada, has acquired exclusive rights to the 2021 and 2023 editions of the Concacaf Gold Cup, the national team tournament for associations from N…