The UK pay-television market delivered another sensational boost to English Premier League revenues yesterday with new live domestic media rights deals worth £5.136bn ($7.8bn/€6.9bn) over the three seasons from 2016-17 to 2018-19.
Leading figures from the French football and media industries voiced strong and colourful opinions on last week's Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 domestic media rights deals to local media
The LFP believes the outcome of last week’s auction for the media rights to Ligue 1 was a moderate success, and that it could not have done much better given market conditions
Last Friday’s French football league rights auction put a large hole in the theory that Al Jazeera-owned pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports is an unstoppable force bent on dominating the local market
If there is a common thread running through our stories this issue it is change. It is a process that all sports go through, usually to secure increased media exposure and revenue, and occasionally due to power struggles about how that revenue is divided.
SBS shows interest in skating but not enough to shake off EBU
Mexico could finally be opened up to competition after regulatory intervention
Big-hitting BSkyB lands two more cricket deals to keep BT at bay
SingTel close to deal for Fifa World Cup rights for 2014
América Móvil enjoys Olympic benefits but the big prize will come in 2016
Fox and ESPN explain why having the Olympic Games non-exclusively makes sense in Latin America