DAZN chairman Kevin Mayer said his company’s attempts to acquire UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport “became uneconomical” after a rival bid from Discovery increased BT’s demands in the final throes of negotiations.
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In October, DAZN executive chairman John Skipper described the UK as “a logical DAZN market”, pinpointing three potential avenues of entry: rights to the English Premier League, boxing, and tennis. But experts and insiders surveyed by SportBusiness say DAZN should treat the UK market with caution.
The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF), the umbrella organisation for the summer Olympic federations, has amended its statutes to allow sports to receive a share of Olympic…
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