Formula One

Sports rights formerly held by Fox Sports Asia, which is shutting down next month, have attracted bids from several companies interested in taking over the Disney-owned pay-television platform's position…

Sports media rights markets in Asia-Pacific stand at a crossroads following the exit of longstanding pan-regional player Fox Sports Asia.

Formula 1 has shown signs of emerging from the Covid-19 crisis after reporting revenues of $180m (€148.4

Sky Deutschland’s decision to sublicense free-to-air Formula One rights to RTL in Germany was agreed in the hope that wider coverage of the sport will drive subscriptions to Sky and its new dedicated F1 channel.

Formula One Management, the commercial arm of Formula One motor racing, is testing the waters in its two-year deal in Brazil with commercial broadcaster Bandeirantes. Its new strategy is focused on building exposure after the collapse late last year of its agreement with investment vehicle Rio Motorsports.

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is thought to be confident of extending existing deals in France for Formula One motor racing and Top 14 rugby union

The ‘carriage’ agreement between OTT subscription platform DAZN and telco Telefónica has deepened broadcaster power in Spain, creating an effective duopoly with the widest subscriber base and deepest pockets in Spain.

DAZN, the OTT subscription platform, and telco Telefónica have signed a sprawling alliance that could change the face of Spain’s sports broadcasting landscape, beginning with an exclusive sublicensing de…

Brazilian media group Globo and pay-television broadcaster Turner have drawn a line under their legal dispute which had been sparked by the introduction of a controversial media rights measure

Media rights to Formula One are back on the market in Brazil after a long-term deal with the Rio Motorsports business was ended just two months after being announced

Spanish telco Telefónica will hold steady its per-year outlay on Formula One rights in its renewal for the 2021-23 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.

Spanish telco Telefónica has renewed its exclusive rights to Formula 1 in Spain for a further three years.

Brazil-based motor sports investment business Rio Motorsports has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to Formula 1 motor racing for a five-season cycle

Formula One has agreed a deal with YouTube that will allow the Google-owned platform to live stream the Eifel Grand Prix in Germany for free in seven countries in Europe

Spanish telco Telefónica will have to make its premium sports channels available to competitors for three more years after Spain’s competition watchdog extended the requirement until at least 2023.

Formula One’s media rights value in Austria has rebounded in the latest deal – with commercial broadcaster ServusTV for the 2021-23 cycle – following sharp declines in the previous two rights cycles.

Liberty Media’s major investment into Formula One’s digital media operations has demonstrated its value during sport’s global lockdown, believes Frank Arthofer, the series’ global head of digital media and licensing.