Alex Taylor

Digital streaming platform OneFootball has picked up French Ligue 1 rights in Brazil at a substantial discount after DAZN’s exit from the market.

BeIN Media-owned broadcaster Digiturk has agreed to increase its fee for Turkish Süper Lig rights for the 2020-21 season to help keep the league’s struggling clubs afloat.

IMG has found new homes for the 2020-21 Serie A rights in Brazil after DAZN cancelled its deal. But the replacement deals will bring in significantly lower revenue, SportBusiness Media understands.

Spanish telco Telefónica will hold steady its per-year outlay on Formula One rights in its renewal for the 2021-23 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.

Uefa has seen the value of its top-tier Champions League competition fall by a fifth in Italy for the coming 2021-24 cycle. But the drop has been cushioned by the entry of ecommerce giant Amazon, which has committed a considerable amount to acquire a package of rights.

Spanish telco Telefónica has agreed to pay a modest per-season uplift to renew its exclusive NBA rights in Spain for the 2020-23 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.

Difficult markets conditions across South America has led Bundesliga International to push for greater exposure across the region.

Spanish telco Telefónica will pay an unchanged fee to renew its rights to the nation’s top tier of domestic basketball after agreeing a three-season extension with the Liga ACB.

Greek pay-television broadcaster Nova has sharply increased its fees to Super League One club Panathinaikos to avoid losing the rights to the side’s home matches in the coming 2020-21 season.

The value of Copa Libertadores free-to-air rights in Brazil has halved in commercial broadcaster SBT’s deal following media group Globo’s vacation of the rights in the country.

Lega Basket, the governing body of top tier Italian basketball, saw its domestic pay-television media-rights income growth slow considerably in the 2020-22 rights round, driven by a significantly less competitive market.

The Portuguese arm of pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports has only slightly raised its per-season outlay on Spanish LaLiga rights, for the 2021-24 cycle, with the property looking to have hit a ceiling in the territory.