SportBusiness Media staff

France’s Division 1 Féminine, the top tier of women’s football in the country, is to receive broadcast coverage in the US, UK, Germany and Italy from the 2020-21 season.

SuperSport, the sub-Saharan African pay-television broadcaster, has acquired exclusive rights to the Ethiopian Premier League top-tier football competition

The English Premier League is suing its former Chinese broadcast rights-holder for $215.3m (€183m) over its battle for unpaid rights fees, it has been reported.

The Extreme E electric off-road motorsport series has named UK-based production companies Aurora Media Worldwide and North One as host broadcasters of the competition in a multi-season deal

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports achieved its highest-ever day for viewing figures on Sunday, with its coverage headlined by two high-scoring Premier League football matches

The private equity companies interested in acquiring a stake in Lega Serie A’s new media-rights business are thought to have revised their bids, with the offers to now be reviewed on October 13 after P…
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The NBC Olympics division of US media company NBCUniversal has extended its content partnership with social media platform Twitter in a deal which covers the postponed Tokyo Summer Olympics set for the …

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…

Sports Channel Network has acquired multi-platform rights in the UK and Ireland to US wrestling promotion Major League Wrestling

Sky Deutschland has reported record pay-television viewing figures for the weekend’s action from the Bundesliga, the top tier of German club football.

Brazilian media group Globo has added to its coverage of national team football by acquiring rights to Argentina’s home qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup.

Australian pay-television operator Foxtel is reported to have submitted an offer for rights to competitions organised by Rugby Australia as it seeks to extend its long-running association with the body