Editor Robin Jellis previews the first edition of the SportBusiness Media newsletter Welcome to the first instalment of the SportBusiness Media newsletter!

Inside this issue: MOTORCYCLING: Eurosport’s hold on MotoGP rights across Europe weakens MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: IMG-backed Eleven takes UFC rights in UK and Ireland F

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: ESPN doubles down on football to bolster ESPN+ offering FOOTBALL: Global rights tender to Canadian football will define future of the sport

Inside this issue: ICE HOCKEY: TV2 trebles fee to maintain hold of domestic league rights FOOTBALL: IMG increases value of LaLiga and Serie A in tough Romanian market

Inside this issue: ITALY: Sky Italia holds on to MotoGP as DAZN picks up much of the Fox inventory FOOTBALL: Uefa completes slew of national-team deals as new cycle draws close

Inside this issue: AGENCIES: Emergency board meeting planned by Everbright to address MP & Silva future FOOTBALL: Infront on course to make healthy margin from Fifa rights sales

Inside this issue: NORDICS: Nent goes on sports shopping spree ahead of public offering in 2019 FOOTBALL: Latin America set for World Cup qualifier showdown talks ahead of new cycle

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: AFC set for major overhaul following global DDMC Fortis rights deal FOOTBALL: Fifa to exceed $3bn target for media-rights earnings from 2015-2018

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: Mediapro’s surprise Ligue 1 deals look likely to herald consolidation GOLF: Discovery and PGA Tour to establish international OTT service under $2bn deal M

Inside this issue: BOXING: Perform/Matchroom plan big spend to enter US boxing ring FOOTBALL: Facebook helps IMG and Perform beat LatAm broadcaster timidity

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: MP & Silva close to deal for Ligue 1 rights across Europe RUGBY UNION: Pro14 set to double value of UK and Ireland rights from 2018-19

Inside this issue: RUGBY UNION: Spark could light up NZ market following World Rugby deal MOTORSPORT: F1 looking long-term with new OTT product

Inside this issue: RUGBY UNION: EPCR seeking to grow exposure from four latest deals FOOTBALL: MP & Silva beats Infront/Synergy to Copa América 2019 rights

Inside this issue: HANDBALL: MP & Silva beats Infront and Lagardère to IHF rights FOOTBALL: Unprecedented agency competition expected for AFC tender

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: IMG/Perform JV goes to market with Conmebol club competitions JAPAN: DAZN takes SoftBank content to grow Japanese pay-TV market

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: End of pay-TV war hits total Premier League domestic rights value FOOTBALL: Strong agency competition helps LaLiga grow revenues in Europe

Inside this issue: OLYMPIC GAMES: Discovery well on the way to hitting 70% sublicensing revenue target ESPORTS: Three major deals suggest fast-changing esports sector is maturing

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: Turner pays almost $2

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