Media

The Infront agency has bolstered its road cycling portfolio in a long-term deal for international broadcast rights to both the Tour of Flanders and the Netherlands’ Amstel Gold Race.

Six Nations Rugby, the organising body of the annual national team tournament, has slightly delayed to February the restart of its sales process for broadcast rights in the UK to the Six Nations and Autumn…

International broadcaster Eurosport will show the inaugural season of the electric touring car racing series, Pure ETCR

The Portuguese government is readying legislation which will see the centralisation of broadcast rights to its top-tier football league, the secretary of state for youth and sports João Paulo Rebelo has …

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel has hired Hilary Perchard as chief customer, marketing and revenue officer, replacing Kieren Cooney, who has taken up a role at TPG Telecom, the Australian telecoms…

Pay-television broadcaster Abu Dhabi Media has agreed a carriage deal with subscription video-on-demand service StarzPlay to further widen coverage of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Middle East…

South Korean football's K League has reported significant increases in audiences for its digital content in 2020 compared to the previous season

Data and digital media firm Sportradar has announced an eight-year, global data and video rights deal with the Asian Football Confederation, covering the 2021-28 period

The Polish Ekstraklasa has made its international broadcast rights in selected markets available on Content Arena, the online media rights trading platform, as its seeks to boost its worldwide distribution

Broadcast rights to the 2021 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship, which begins today (Wednesday) in Egypt, have been distributed widely by the Sportfive agency in handball markets worldwide, with the e…

The Welsh arm of UK production company Whisper has strengthened its presence in the country by acquiring broadcast production firm Lens 360

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has renewed its rights to the National Hockey League ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season and will continue to share rights with OTT streaming service DAZN as part…

Eleven, the Aser Ventures-owned subscription broadcaster, has restructured and expanded its leadership roles, incorporating a number of members who joined the business after its acquisition of streaming…

Sports-focused streaming service fuboTV has announced plans to acquire sports betting start-up company Vigtory and expects to launch a sportsbook before the end of the year.

Youth-oriented TV production likely to be soon replicated

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus will return its sublicensed Ligue 1 rights to France’s Professional Football League (LFP) on February 5 and has urged the league to re-tender the full suite o…

Bosnian telecoms operator HT Eronet has extended its carriage agreement with Arena Sport, the pay-television broadcaster in the Balkan region

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has reached an agreement for subscription streaming service Amazon Prime Video to carry its eSports1 channel in Germany and Austria

The Atlantic 10 collegiate athletic conference, one of the top mid-majors in American college sports, has secured a multiyear domestic media rights extension with NBC Sports for men's and women's basketball

Italian football’s Lega Serie A has attracted a healthy number of bidders for Serie A international rights as the deadline for offers passed yesterday (Monday).

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO), the not-for-profit entity that represents the body of professional triathletes, has commissioned the UK-based production company Noah Media Group to create…

Media industry research firm Media Partners Asia is predicting steady growth in the Asia-Pacific online subscription video-on-demand sector with China set to dominate market share

Italian television executive Antonio Marano has been named as the new commercial director of the Milan-Cortina Foundation 2026, the organising committee for the Italian Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

The International Bowling Federation, the recently rebranded global governing body for the sport of tenpin, ninepin and para bowling, has engaged US mobile communications platform Spark Compass to revamp…