Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has gained a foothold in winter sports in the Nordics with its shock acquisition of a host of properties from the Infront agency.

Spain’s Mediapro agency and public broadcaster TVE will likely try again to acquire LaLiga’s two unsold domestic free-to-air rights packages for the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.

Mediaset ‘at the window’ for Champions League as Rai-Sky renewal talks stall Broadcaster is thought to have offered uplift on Rai’s €40m per season Refi

The collapse of Telekom Malaysia’s deal for domestic football rights is part of a politically-driven restructuring at the government-linked telco that has seen it exit the entire sports rights market, local industry experts say.

Football streaming platform MyCujoo is in talks with the Confederação Brasileira de Futebol to expand its broadcast portfolio in the country, the company’s chief executive officer, Pedro Presa has told SportBusiness Media.

English Premier League rights are set to fall in value in yet more Asian markets, with weak competition triggering a 32 per cent drop in the value of its rights in Japan and the Philippines.

The International Olympic Committee has seen its Olympic Games rights fee fall in the Indian subcontinent, driven by the long consolidation in the country’s pay-television market.

Singapore-based Melanesia Media Group has been named as host broadcaster of this year’s edition of the Pacific Games multi-sport event, which will take place in the Samoan capital of Apia.

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired rights to the W Series, the new women’s motor-racing championship that will debut next month.

The Liga Profesionistă de Fotbal, which operates top-tier Romanian football league Liga I, has confirmed a new domestic media-rights agreement with Romanian digital agency EAD, from 2019-20.
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The Women’s National Basketball Association and CBS Sports have announced a multi-year media-rights deal that begins with the upcoming 2019 season.

OTT platform FloSports has acquired exclusive live and on-demand rights to the 2019 London Marathon across Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia

French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has agreed a deal with US media company Discovery for exclusive free-to-air rights to the Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 Olympics.

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has acquired rights to the Canadian Premier League, a new tier-one club football competition in the country

The NBA's international players are driving increased engagement and viewership worldwide on NBA League Pass, according to figures obtained from the rights-holder by SportBusiness Media

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of motorsport.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of motorsport.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of the NBA.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has gained a foothold in winter sports in the Nordics with its shock acquisition of a host of properties from the Infront agency.

Spain’s Mediapro agency and public broadcaster TVE will likely try again to acquire LaLiga’s two unsold domestic free-to-air rights packages for the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.

Mediaset ‘at the window’ for Champions League as Rai-Sky renewal talks stall Broadcaster is thought to have offered uplift on Rai’s €40m per season Refi

The FA has opened the market for FA Cup domestic rights to new competition with the inclusion of a ‘non-linear package’ – expected to attract interest from internet giant Amazon – in the tender for the 2021-22 to 2024-25 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.
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Bob Williams speaks to Chris Benyarko, the NBA's senior vice-president of direct to consumer, about the league's manifold micro-payments initiatives.
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In honour of Super Bowl LIII, SportBusiness Consulting has updated its USA market focus – part of the 2018 SportBusiness Consulting Global Media Report – and made it freely available.
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MLS team's commercial prospects given ‘dramatic overhaul’ by move to $400m stadium Mixed-use development with sportsbook planned to capitalise on sports betting legislation E

Facebook has finally emerged as a major player in the global sports rights-market Acquisition strategy is highly targeted, with India and Latin America among priorities

Brazilian clubs set to vote through bid from Sport Promotion worth up to $460m Bid from US fund Prudent worth $80m per year likely to be rejected

ESPN has paid a premium to secure Serie A and Ligue 1 rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, boosting its European football portfolio after missing out on the English Premier League

Facebook has finally emerged as a major player in the global sports rights-market Acquisition strategy is highly targeted, with India and Latin America among priorities

Mediapro is close to a deal for global rights to Bolivia’s home 2022 World Cup qualifiers, but must wait 30 days before its victory can be confirmed. The agency’s bid of $12m (€10.5m),

The collapse of Telekom Malaysia’s deal for domestic football rights is part of a politically-driven restructuring at the government-linked telco that has seen it exit the entire sports rights market, local industry experts say.

English Premier League rights are set to fall in value in yet more Asian markets, with weak competition triggering a 32 per cent drop in the value of its rights in Japan and the Philippines.

The International Olympic Committee has seen its Olympic Games rights fee fall in the Indian subcontinent, driven by the long consolidation in the country’s pay-television market.

The English Premier League has avoided a dramatic decrease in the value of its rights in Vietnam after media group Canal Plus swooped in following the collapse of talks between the league and social media giant Facebook.

The MyCujoo chief executive explains how his company sees its opportunity in lower-tier rights, playing communities and white-label streaming solutions.
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Bob Williams speaks to Chris Benyarko, the NBA's senior vice-president of direct to consumer, about the league's manifold micro-payments initiatives.