Media

Around 9,000 runners took part in the Shanghai International Marathon on Sunday - RTHK

Golf’s European Tour and PGA Tour have announced a “Strategic Alliance” involving working together on international media rights sales and the acquisition of a minority stake in European Tour Productions by th…

The Kenyan Rugby Union has agreed a new five-year domestic rights deal with media group Mediamax Networks, boosting national coverage

Lega Serie B, the organising body for the second tier of Italian club football, has unanimously approved the formation of a new media company that will manage the sale and marketing of television rights…

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has teamed up with Ford to launch ‘Bring on Tomorrow’, a new digital content series that will investigate future innovations in motorsport as part of a wider mar…

Subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports has retained its prized property in Portugal in a new three-year deal to broadcast the Uefa Champions League from 2021-22 to 2023-24

The Mediapro agency and production group has launched counter legal action against Canal Plus, it has emerged, accusing the French pay-television broadcaster of an “abuse of a dominant position” and “ab…

Danish government-owned broadcaster TV2 and public-service broadcaster DR have agreed sub-licensing deals with media company Discovery for rights to the 2022 winter Olympics in Beijing and the 2024 summer…

Chinese streaming platform Migu announced a three-year partnership with digital sports platform China Sports Zhibo.tv to produce content around domestic and international sports events - SportsMoney

SportBusiness speaks to Alex Rice, chief rights officer at Stats Perform, about the sports data and analytics company's recent deal with the Women's Tennis Association, and what the agreement aims to accomplish.

There is evidence that the sun is setting on a Western-dominated era for the sports industry in Asia, and that the coming years will be much more locally-driven, SportBusiness Asia senior analyst Kevin McCullagh says.

SportBusiness US Editor Eric Fisher explores how the American media and entertainment giant is at the fulcrum of large-scale change across the sports industry

Saul 'Canelo' Álvarez has departed his deal with Golden Boy Promotions, tearing up his 10-fight deal with DAZN in the process after only two events. Callum McCarthy explores how the boxer made himself a free agent.

ViacomCBS is close to a deal to acquire free-to-air broadcaster Chilevisión from fellow US media group WarnerMedia, according to local reports.

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has retained one of its key cricket clients in a new agreement with the sport’s governing body in New Zealand.

The CAA Eleven agency has set a December deadline for broadcast rights in Belgium for Uefa national team rights in the 2022-28 cycle, SportBusiness understands.

Russian OTT subscription streaming platform Okko Sport is to use the automated highlights technology provided by WSC Sports in an agreement with the Israel-based company

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports Group has entered into a new 10-year agreement with the Polish Basketball League (PLK) and Polish Basketball Association (PZK) to serve as their exclusive…

Mobile telco China Mobile Migu has agreed a landmark sponsorship and media-rights deal for Asian Football Confederation competitions spanning the 2021-24 period

Streaming platform LIVENow has broadened its cricket portfolio by acquiring rights to the new Lanka Premier League tournament

Online streaming service Sportdeutschland.TV, which is operated by the media arm of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), has acquired rights to handball’s Women’s Euro 2020. Sportdeutschland.TV

ESPN+, the Disney-owned OTT streaming service, has retained its rights in the US market to top international cricket played in New Zealand in a new long-term agreement with the sport’s governing body i…

A showcase event for the new-look global table tennis tour being run by World Table Tennis began yesterday (Wednesday) in Macau, with broadcast coverage in 141 markets around the world

Private equity companies are thought to have approached the German Football League (DFL) about acquiring a minority stake in Bundesliga International, the league’s international commercial rights sales a…

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has filed a claim against Brazilian media group Globo to recover fees that it claims it is owed after the latter’s broadcast rights contract cancellation.

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has signed an agreement with public-service broadcaster RTVE for the broadcast of a range of futsal competitions

The Russian Premier League has bolstered its international reach through a deal in Greece with Cosmote, the pay-television broadcaster and telecoms operator

Dutch public-service broadcaster NOS has secured rights to the Netherlands’ qualifying matches for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup and the Uefa Women’s Euro 2025. T

Kazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin will return to action with a fight against Poland’s Kamil Szeremeta on December 18 that will be streamed live and exclusively in over 200 countries and territories b…

The International Swimming League has vowed to “honour all obligations” to companies still awaiting payment from its inaugural 2019 season, while asserting that its commercial activities have “failed” thus fa…

A Dutch court has ordered that the VoetbalTV OTT platform, which showed amateur football matches, does not need to pay a €575,000 ($674,000) fine levied against it by the country’s Data Protection Aut…

Indian pay-television broadcaster Star has finalised a deal with Cricket South Africa for broadcast rights in the Indian subcontinent, the rest of Asia, the Middle East and North Africa

Pay-television operator Canal Plus is reported to be willing to pay about €700m ($831.5

Mixed martial arts promotion, the Professional Fighters League, has announced broadcast rights renewals for the 2021 season in Spain, Latin America, New Zealand and the Czech Republic

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has finalised a six-year agreement for the Women’s Tennis Association’s data rights, adding to its existing betting streaming rights to the women’s tour. I

The World Surf League has renewed its broadcast agreement with Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster Seven through 2021

Telecoms operator Orange has signed a commercial premises deal with over-the-top streaming platform DAZN for rights to the English Premier League’s 2020-21 season in Spain.