SportBusiness Staff

MTV Channel (Private) Limited has acquired rights in Sri Lanka to International Cricket Council (ICC) competitions until the end of 2025, leaving New Zealand as the only main market where a deal is yet to be announced for the current cycle.

Women’s rugby league players in England will exclusively run a new TikTok account that has been set up ahead of the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup this weekend, in what is being claimed as a world first by Rugby League Commercial.

Warner Bros. Discovery Sports Europe has appointed Staylive, the Spring Media-owned OTT streaming service provider, as the distribution partner for cycling and motorcycle series promoted by the company.

DAZN has signed an eight-year deal with the World Rally Championship (WRC) to distribute OTT platform Rally.TV globally.

Supertri and Warner Bros. Discovery have agreed a deal that will deliver live coverage of all events in 2024 via Eurosport, as well as live and on-demand streaming on discovery+ and Max in Europe.

Horse racing’s elite events will receive additional exposure in Europe through a new agreement between the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the HBA Media agency.

Irish-language broadcaster TG4 has strengthened its relationship with Basketball Ireland through a new two-year deal.

Australian free-to-air stakeholders including Free TV and Seven West Media have expressed their disappointment with the latest recommendations concerning reform relating to access to sporting events.
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WWE has announced that WrestleMania XL has become the most-successful and highest-grossing event in company history.

Canal Goat, a football-focused YouTube channel in Brazil, has agreed a deal with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to stream matches from the Brasileirão Feminino women’s club competition.