Frank Dunne

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 Company has no plan to expand...

2018 was the year Facebook got serious about buying live sports rights. Frank Dunne talks to Peter Hutton, Facebook’s director of global live sports partnerships and programming, about the thinking behind those deals and the social media platform’s ambitions for live sport in 2019

Frank Dunne talks to Patrick Murphy, chief executive of DDMC Fortis, on the agency’s deal for the global commercial rights to the competitions of the Asian Football Confederation. The long-form agreement was signed on October 29.

DDMC Fortis, the agency created to sell global commercial rights to the competitions of the Asian Football Confederation, will go to market next year in bullish mood, despite having paid a rights fee – $...

The increase of 190 per cent in the value of the rights to France’s second football division, Ligue 2, was unusual in that it was not driven by direct competition between players in the market.

The English Premier League has benefited from a second successive strategic bid for its rights in France but that did not prevent a fall in their value

Sky’s renewal of the exclusive live rights to the English Football League and the stronger grip it has taken on the rights to the Scottish Professional Football League – to add to its dominance of Pre...

The value of the English Premier League’s short-form content has rallied a little since the last sales cycle but still remains well down on its peak value over a decade ago.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV last week agreed a sublicensing deal with the Suning conglomerate to acquire Uefa Champions League rights for the remainder of the current cycle, from 2018-19 to 2020-21

• League has brought in consultants Alvarez & Marsal to advise on OTT platform • New distribution strategy will be in place for the next rights cycle, from 2022-23 season • Biggest question for the l...