DAZN has agreed two more combat sports deals since its joint venture with Matchroom Boxing, but all three deals contain clauses that would allow the Perform-owned streaming platform to quickly shift its content strategy
Swedish telco Telia has today (Friday) acquired media group Bonnier Broadcasting, with the SEK 9.2bn (€897.8m/$1.05bn) deal set to result in the formation of a new business area encompassing both parties’ broadcast interests.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has extended its rights deal in the UK and Ireland with BT Sport, stating that the pay-television broadcaster’s coverage of the sport can act as an inspiration to other partners.
Portugal’s domestic futsal league, Liga Sport Zone, will be granted international coverage through a new rights deal between the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and public-service broadcaster RTP.
Media company Modern Times Group has expressed its surprise after Bulgaria’s Commission for Protection of Competition rejected its deal to sell commercial broadcaster Nova to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Czech billionaire Petr Kellner.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has today (Thursday) announced a strategic investment in Suning Sports, the sports unit of conglomerate Suning, with the two parties set to explore joint activities between their respective media operations.