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  • News
    23 Jun 2017

    The International Orienteering Federation has said its 2017 World Orienteering Championships will receive live coverage in host nation Estonia, as well as the sport’s key markets of Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Switzerland, as the event continues to increase its broadcast reach.

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  • News
    22 Jun 2017

    Social video platform Twitch has agreed a two-year global partnership with game developer and publisher Blizzard Entertainment that includes third-party live streaming rights to select Blizzard esports content.

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  • News
    22 Jun 2017

    Sean Bratches, Formula One’s managing director of commercial operations, has hit out at the motor racing series’ broadcast rights model inherited by the previous regime led by Bernie Ecclestone, stating that a focus on pay-television, especially in the UK market, has been detrimental to the sport.

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  • News
    22 Jun 2017

    The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal has made its first major entry into esports by partnering with online competitive gaming platform FACEIT and games developer Psyonix to launch a new tournament.

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  • News
    22 Jun 2017

    Swiss pay-television broadcaster Teleclub has extended and expanded its long-term partnership with media company Discovery Networks Deutschland by securing exclusive rights in Switzerland and Liechtenstein to sports broadcaster Eurosport’s package of rights for the Bundesliga, the top division of German football.

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  • News
    22 Jun 2017

    The Solheim Cup, the biennial, match-play event that features the top players in women’s golf representing the United States and Europe, will return to US network television for the first time in 15 years when NBC airs the singles matches at this year’s tournament on Sunday, August 20.

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  • News
    22 Jun 2017

    UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has acquired rights to this year’s edition of the Henley Royal Regatta, with production company Sunset+Vine having also been confirmed as the host broadcaster of the British rowing showpiece for the third year in a row.

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  • News
    21 Jun 2017

    US media company 21st Century Fox, pan-European pay-television broadcaster Sky and US media group Scripps Networks Interactive have participated in a $55m (€49.1m) funding round for US over-the-top streaming service FuboTV.

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  • News
    21 Jun 2017

    North America’s Major League Soccer has regained full control of Soccer United Marketing after repurchasing the stake in its media and marketing arm held by private equity firm Providence Equity Partners.

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