Callum McCarthy, Europe office

The value of Uefa club competition rights has rebounded in the Netherlands due to a change in Uefa’s coefficient ranking system that will guarantee at least one Dutch club’s automatic qualification to the Champions League from 2021-22.

The Portuguese Primeira Liga is one of only two European football leagues that hasn't centralised its media rights. A government-backed plan to change that is in motion, but will Portugal's big three play along?

The spectre of competition pushed telco Proximus to raise its spend on Uefa Champions League pay-television rights in Belgium by about a quarter for the 2021-24 cycle.

Commercial broadcaster Channel 4’s deal for UK rights to England’s four-Test series against India went down to the wire, as Star remained open to a late bids from pay-television broadcasters Sky and BT Sport.

UK sports rights experts say the English Premier League will delay its domestic media rights auction until April or May with a view to having deals in place prior to Euro 2020, which begins on June 11.

A lack of competition, Sky’s reduced appetite for international cricket and match delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have driven down the value of Sri Lanka Cricket’s rights in the UK.

Cricket South Africa was underpaid by about R100m for Mzansi Super League international media and commercial rights in 2018 and 2019, according to a report into widespread misconduct and mismanagement at the governing body.

Eleven needed to retain LaLiga rights in Belgium to strengthen its position in carriage negotiations next year.

The NBA has avoided a severe decrease in fee for its rights in Belgium despite an absence of competition, renewing with Eleven Sports Network for the 2020-23 cycle at a slight reduction compared to the previous cycle.

Between Project Big Picture and pay-per-view, it’s not been the best couple of weeks for Premier League football’s public image.

After a five-month delay and a few matches shaved off the top, this season’s Uefa Champions League and Europa League have finally come to a close. The one-legged format used from the quarterfinals produced one of the most exciting tournaments in recent memory, prompting Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin to ponder whether Uefa could learn a thing or two for future seasons.

The business of Brazilian club football is a minefield at the best of times, but a temporary change to the law by the country’s president Jair Bolsonaro has made it even trickier, especially for dominant media giant, Globo.