The Open Championship
IMG strikes multi-faceted 10-year extension with R&A
The IMG agency has struck a long-term renewal agreement with the R&A across various commercial rights and services, including a heightened focus on digital content through Seven League
Post-Fox Sports Asia landscape emerges as SPOTV and beIN snap up rights
A volley of rights sales this year reallocated properties formerly held by pan-regional broadcaster Fox Sports Asia and began shaping a new sports broadcasting landscape in Asia-Pacific.
Eclat secures three-year deal for Open rights in APAC
Eclat Media Group has continued its effort to replace Fox Sports as the dominant pay-television broadcaster in Asia-Pacific, acquiring exclusive rights to The Open Championship across the region in a three-year deal.
Foxtel extends Open Championship deal, warned over AFL betting ad breach
Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has secured a new multi-year agreement for exclusive free-to-air and pay-television rights to golf's Open Championship
Ashes, Open and Champions League final ‘not set for UK ‘crown jewels’ list’
Calls for the UK government to add golf’s Open Championship, the Ashes cricket series and the final of football’s Uefa Champions League to the so-called ‘crown jewels’ list of sporting events have reporte…
Fox squeeze opens door to GolfTV push for The Open in Asia-Pacific
Fox Sports Asia’s desire to reduce its spend on rights to The Open in Asia-Pacific opened the door for OTT platform GolfTV to grab non-exclusive rights alongside the pay-television broadcaster.
GolfTV threat drives Sky extension of Open rights in UK & Ireland
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky’s extension of its rights deal for The Open is an attempt to shore up its dominant position in golf in the UK and Ireland against the threat of GolfTV, the dedicated channel run by the Discovery-PGA Tour joint venture, SportBusiness Media understands.
GolfTV acquires Open Championship rights in Southeast Asia
Online streaming service GolfTV has picked up rights to golf's Open Championship in Southeast Asia
Sky Deutschland solidifies golf dominance in DACH with PGA, Open deals
Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has raised its annual outlay on two of golf’s majors, the PGA Championship and Open Championship, by almost half to secure its dominance over the sport in the DACH region against the threat of US media group Discovery.
Nent extends Open Championship deal in the Nordics
The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has renewed rights for golf’s Open Championship in the Nordics until 2024.
Sky Deutschland retains The Open, PGA Championship in golf majors portfolio
German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has agreed multi-year extensions to its rights deals for men’s golf majors The Open and the PGA Championship.
ESPN extends Open Championship rights in Latin America
International sports broadcaster ESPN has struck a three-year extension to its rights deal in Latin America for golf major The Open Championship