MotoGP

South Korean firm Eclat Media Group has announced the launch of its SPOTV pay-television and digital platform in Southeast Asia, and the addition of Wimbledon and US Open tennis to its rights portfolio

South Korean media company Eclat Media Group’s new pan-Asia-Pacific sports media platform will step into the gap left by Fox Sports Asia with a more ‘localised’ and digitally-focused service.

South Korean company Eclat Media Group is aiming to fill the gap left by the closure of Fox Sports Asia by launching a new, pan-regional sports pay-television and digital platform in Asia-Pacific

MotoGP will remain on Sport TV in Portugal for at least another five seasons after the motorcycling series' commercial rights-holder, Dorna Sports, secured another long-term renewal from 2022 onwards

Foxtel’s deals for exclusive rights to MotoGP and the Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series demonstrate its eagerness to be seen as the home of motorsport in Australia.

The MotoGP motorcycling championship claimed a world-first at the weekend’s British Grand Prix by showcasing a stand-alone private 5G network for sports broadcasting.

Pay-television broadcaster Ziggo Sport has agreed a three-year deal to become the new home of the MotoGP motorcycling championship in the Netherlands

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has retained its grip on rights to Formula 1 motor racing in France until 2024

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…

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has extended its rights deals for the MotoGP and Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series

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

The value of the rights to second- and third-tier properties in Italy is enjoying a mini-boom in the wake of DAZN’s acquisition in March of the main live rights to Serie A for the next three seasons. Faced with the loss of its key property, Sky is fighting back, renewing deals with MotoGP and the Bundesliga and snatching rights currently held by DAZN, such as Serie B and Ligue 1.

Telco BT will pay a slightly lower fee in its three-year renewal of MotoGP rights in the UK and Ireland as it will share live coverage of two Grands Prix – including the UK race – with a free-to-air broadcaster.

Cosmote, Greece’s dominant pay-television broadcaster, has maintained a flat fee in its latest renewal of exclusive MotoGP rights.

The Brazilian arm of Fox Sports will continue to broadcast races from this season’s MotoGP despite concern in Brazil over missed payments by its partner in the deal.

OTT platform DAZN’s decision to sublicense a pair of MotoGP Grands Prix to Spanish public-service broadcaster RTVE will go some way to recovering subscribers who left its service in the country during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE has agreed a sublicensing deal with subscription OTT platform DAZN for a pair of MotoGP Grand Prix races later this year