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Greek commercial broadcaster Skai has agreed a rights deal with US wrestling organisation WWE. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it covers WWE’s flagship programs, Raw and SmackDown.
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The fate of the 22 Regional Sports Networks, owned by 21st Century Fox but slated for divestment as part of the Disney purchase of Fox assets continues to grow more complicated

After it was reported in November last year the English Premier League was looking at building its own OTT platform, The Sunday Times reports the Premier League has come very close to launching its own...

LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, has claimed another win in its ongoing battle against audiovisual piracy by securing the closure of three IPTV platforms in...

Telco Optus will trial the live streaming of Uefa Champions League and Europa League via social media platform Twitter and video-sharing website YouTube in what it claims is a first for football coverage...

Media group AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe has agreed a new multi-year distribution agreement with subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

SailGP has revealed a raft of broadcast partnerships ahead of the debut of the new sailing championship later this week

MMA promotion Bellator’s US-based events will be shown on Sky in the UK, adding to a deal for Europe-based events with Channel 5.
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Major League Baseball's owners are backing commissioner Rob Manfred's plan to buy  21 of the 22 regional sports networks currently up for auction. Disney is selling the RSNs a condition of its $71.

BeIN Sports Mena has confirmed it will not renew its deal for Formula One rights in the region, and made it clear that it will henceforth only partner with rights-holders that take a hard line against...