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BeIN Media Group has told SportBusiness Media it is in talks with various parties for the domestic free-to-air rights for the Ligue Nationale de Handball competition from 2019 to 2023; one of these parties is understood to be French digital-terrestrial channel L’Équipe TV.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has brought back the Formula One motor racing championship to its platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland after a one-year absence that caused a customer…

The value of Ultimate Fighting Championship rights has fallen in the Philippines, but local sources say the result is still a good one for the promotion and its owner, IMG, given current market dynamics

Telco Digicel has renewed its Premier League rights in the Pacific Islands at a flat fee

Bellator MMA has been waiting years for a consistent broadcast deal in the UK and Ireland. Now two have arrived at once

The Premier League secured an uplift of more than 40 per cent in its deal in Indonesia with new-entry pay-television operator Mola TV, SportBusiness Media has learned

Italy’s second-tier football division, Serie B, is in talks with three agencies over its international media rights and expects to close a deal in the coming weeks, but exposure rather than revenue will b…

A lack of regional competition is weighing on the Asian Football Confederation’s prospects this year for securing a significant uplift in Middle East and North Africa media rights revenues in the 2021 t…

Brazilian top-tier clubs are weighing up two major offers for their international media and stadium advertising rights

The Infront agency’s acquisition of the International Skating Union’s global media rights is the latest plank in the company’s strategy to dominate the winter sports rights market. T
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MLS team's commercial prospects given ‘dramatic overhaul’ by move to $400m stadium Mixed-use development with sportsbook planned to capitalise on sports betting legislation E

Web portal Rambler has acquired English Premier League rights in Russia, moving the country’s sports broadcast market further into the digital realm.

The Mediapro agency faces a challenge to refinance its investment in the media rights in Spain to the 2022 Fifa World Cup

This month’s Australian Open, which concluded on Sunday night, marked the beginning of a new era in Australian sports broadcasting.

Fox Sports Asia’s new two-and-a-half-season deal with IMG for Serie A rights in Singapore and Malaysia, is understood to be worth about $7m (€6.1m) for both territories combined, equating to about $2.3m