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Asian sports media industry adjusts to coronavirus shutdown

TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 24: People watch the official Olympic countdown clock with the remaining days and time until the 2020 Summer Olympics after it was announced that they will be postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

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As major sports properties return to action, the attention of broadcasters in Asia-Pacific is turning to rights-fee rebates and other forms of compensation for the Covid-19 interruption.

LaLiga has started its European sales round strongly, gaining impressive fee increases from both the Nordic and Balkan regions in the first deals since the lifting of the three-season limit.

The recent sale of betting streaming and data rights by the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) has become a subject of contention among stakeholders seeking to understand the rationale for selling the rights for a 10-year term and not running a competitive tender process.

L’Équipe TV’s deal for French rights to the German DFB-Pokal covered just the climax of the 2019-2020 club knock-out competition, SportBusiness Media understands, meaning the property is still without a stable broadcast relationship in the country.