RTL Group, Talpa merge operations in the Netherlands to tackle growing competition
Broadcasters RTL Group and Talpa Network have signed agreements to merge their businesses in the Netherlands to create a “strong Dutch cross-media group”.
CBS Sports secures US English-language rights to Combate Global
CBS Sports has secured the English-language rights in the United States to mixed martial arts promotion Combate Global as part of a multiyear agreement
Sky takes DAZN-TIM grievance to antitrust watchdog
Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has lodged an appeal with Italy’s competition authorities over the agreement between sports subscription service and media company DAZN and Telecom Italia (TIM) f…
Genius adds betting streaming rights to Argentinian FA deal
Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has expanded its deal with the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) to incorporate betting streaming rights
Incoming Eliteserien rights-holder TV2 makes VAR proposal
Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 has offered to introduce a Video Assistant Referee system for domestic football competitions for when it takes over the broadcast rights in 2023
TNT Sports to stream NBA games in Brazil
Subscription television channel TNT Sports has agreed a rights deal in Brazil with North American basketball league the NBA and beer brand Budweiser
Sky Racing, Racing TV and ITV to cover Breeders’ Cup
Pay-television broadcasters Sky Sports Racing and Racing TV, along with free-to-air commercial broadcaster ITV, have agreed deals to televise US horse racing showpiece the Breeders’ Cup.
Twitch offers outlet for Copa América in Spain following Kosmos deal
Kosmos, the company co-founded by FC Barcelona footballer Gerard Piqué, has agreed an innovative late deal for the rights to the 2021 Copa América, with the ongoing national team football tournament t…
Mediapro expands US operations with Manhattan production centre
International rights agency and production group Mediapro has expanded its operations in the US by opening a new production facility in Manhattan, New York
EBU, France Télévisions land women’s Tour de France, Zwift to be presenting sponsor
Event promoter Amaury Sport Organisation has signed women’s Tour de France media rights deals with Eurovision Sport and French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions, with online mass participation tra…
TikTok to show Brazilian Série C matches and content
Video-sharing platform TikTok has agreed a deal to show matches and exclusive content from the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, the third tier of club football in Brazil.
Premier Sports commits to United Rugby Championship in deal covering UK, Ireland
Subscription broadcaster Premier Sports has retained rights in the UK to the United Rugby Championship, the rebranded tournament previously known as the Pro14, and expanded its agreement with the league…