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Israel-based automated highlights company WSC Sports has expanded its presence in Russia through an agreement with the VTB United League basketball competition

The IndyCar motor racing series has renewed and expanded agreements with a number of its international broadcasters ahead of the start of its 2021 season

Recast, the new UK-based direct-to-consumer video platform, has appointed James Cook as its commercial director

Fifa has opened two invitations to tender for the media rights in Australia and New Zealand to the 2023 Women’s World Cup, which will be co-hosted by the two countries.
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The Penn Relays, the oldest and largest track and field competition in the United States, has struck a five-year digital rights deal with streaming service FloSports through 2025.

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LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, has claimed a first by announcing tomorrow’s (Wednesday’s) Basque derby between Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao will be …

Saudi Arabian state-owned media company Saudi Sports Company has acquired media rights for Asian Football Confederation competitions in the 2021-24 cycle

The Infront agency has acquired the international media rights for Italian football's Serie A in most markets around the world for the next three seasons, from 2021-22 to 2023-24, after receiving the unanimous…
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US Spanish-language media company Univision Communications has agreed a five-year extension to its rights deal with Combate Americas, with the mixed martial arts promotion rebranding to Combate Global…

ServusTV, the commercial free-to-air broadcaster in German-speaking countries, has made arguably its most high-profile rights acquisition to date in Austria in an exclusive deal for Uefa European Championship…

Polish commercial and pay-television broadcaster Polsat has renewed its agreement for rights to football’s Uefa Champions League from 2021-22 to 2023-24.