Fifa World Cup

Fifa is the latest rights-holder to benefit from fierce competition in the Nordics as it sealed huge increases for both the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup and the men’s World Cup in 2026.

Three big deals by telco China Mobile have raised cautious hopes for competition in the Chinese rights market after a dreadful 2020.

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE and commercial and pay-television broadcaster MTV3 have acquired rights in the Nordic country to the 2026 Fifa World Cup

TV4 Media, the Telia-owned broadcasting company that operates Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4, and Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT have acquired rights to the 2026 Fifa World Cup

Danish government-owned broadcaster TV2 and public-service broadcaster DR have added to their recent high-profile rights acquisitions in a deal to show the 2026 Fifa World Cup

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) is lining up an appeal against last month’s Federal Criminal Court (TPF) ruling concerning beIN Media Group chairman and Paris Saint-Germain president N…

The Infront agency has called into question the value for sports bodies of entering partnerships with private equity companies, arguing that such deals result in a “loss of control”.
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Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez, two former executives at US-based media group 21st Century Fox, have failed in their attempts to have a separate trial from sports marketing agency Full Play as part of…

Fifa, football’s world governing body, has initiated broadcast rights sales processes in the Nordic region for the Fifa Women’s World Cup in 2023 and the men’s World Cup in 2026. T

Two former executives at US-based media giant 21st Century Fox and South American sports marketing agency Full Play have pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in New York as part of the long-running corruption…
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Two former 21st Century Fox executives have been charged with allegedly paying millions of dollars in bribes to help Fox Sports win the lucrative United States broadcasting rights to the 2018 and 2022…

Fifa has opened up its match archive across its multiple content channels and is calling on fans to vote to watch their favourite World Cup matches in response to the Covid-19 outbreak

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has taken advantage of the stronger advertising opportunities offered by the winter scheduling of the 2022 World Cup in its rights sale to the Telesport marketing agency in Russia.

Fifa has said that – if Caf hands over centralised rights to World Cup qualifiers – it can double the revenue African football’s governing body currently earns from the property. F

The Uruguayan Football Federation (AUF) has set a deadline of 4 September for the receipt of bids for international rights to the national team’s qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Latin America.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Latin America.