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Streaming service DAZN has extended its rights to International Hockey Federation (FIH) events in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, targeting field hockey’s affluent following.

The IMG agency has initiated a damages claim against the Italian football league, Lega Serie A, for €50m ($57m).

The English Premier League has increased the value of its rights in 27 territories across Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia in two separate deals, after carving out Bulgaria to capitalise on…

Italy’s Lega Serie A is heading for a big drop in the value of the media rights to the Coppa Italia and the Italian Super Cup following last year’s decision to take the rights in-house and sell market-by-market.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has secured a good increase for its media rights across Australia and New Zealand, in a new five-year deal with ESPN

The beIN Media Group has so far been the main beneficiary of the DAZN Group’s decision to delay the launch of its OTT service in Southeast Asia.

ESPN has paid a premium to secure Serie A and Ligue 1 rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, boosting its European football portfolio after missing out on the English Premier League

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s new three-year deal in Russia and the CIS states will see the creation of a new pay-television channel, mostly thanks to the profile of undefeated lightweight champion K…

The value of ATP Tour tennis rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland has once again dramatically increased amid intense competition for a year-round competition with a growing domestic interest

Formula One rights in Greece will remain with incumbent rights-holders ERT and Cosmote in the next cycle, after a brief period of negotiation with local rights-broker, the Asset Ogilvy advertising agency

The expected collapse of Eleven Sports’ UK business has pushed IMG back to square one in its bid to stir up competition in the country and ruined the best-laid plans of multiple mixed martial arts promotions.

Uefa, European football’s governing body, is thought to be close to a deal with telco PCCW for Euro 2020 rights in Hong Kong.

Perform’s B2B data and betting division likely to be sold in the coming months Sale could help fund DAZN’s ambitious global expansion D

Global Sports Commerce has solidified its influence in the world of T20 cricket, retaining global media rights to the Pakistan Super League alongside its consortium partner Blitz Advertising

The World Rally Championship turned down bigger offers for its rights in Finland in order to agree a deal with public-service broadcaster YLE that will allow it to hold on to content for its OTT platform,…