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BeIN Media Group agreed its first deal for cricket rights last week, marking a notable change in strategy and a clear statement of intent it will go after content traditionally held by its Middle-Eastern rival OSN.Read on
The Brazilian basketball league’s renewed deals with Bandeirantes and Facebook, and a new deal with Twitter, will earn the property no rights fees but satisfies the league’s immediate needs: production services and worldwide exposure.Read on
Uefa is hoping the improved fees and ratings secured by Major League Soccer in Canada indicate a rising tide of football interest that will lift the value of its Champions League and Europa League rights, which went on sale last month.Read on
Mediapro’s agreement with Turner-owned Chilevisión to lead sales of Chilean national team rights is the first phase of a wider alliance between the agency and the media group, TV Sports Markets understands.Read on
Rights-holders are keenly following negotiations between French conglomerate Vivendi and Italian media group Mediaset, which could unblock the impasse over Vivendi’s takeover of the Mediaset Premium pay-television platform.Read on