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The final eight races of Nascar's Xfinity Series will exclusively air on The CW Network this season, accelerating the network's seven-year deal that was set to begin in 2025
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CBS Sports has signed a new rights deal with the Women's National Basketball Association, which SportBusiness understands runs for two years, as it prepares for record network coverage of the league in 2024.

LiveMode has been renewed as Fifa’s exclusive media rights sales agent in Brazil for the men’s World Cup, providing the agency with a far more attractive package of rights for the 2026 tournament than it sold in 2022.
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WWE has announced that WrestleMania XL has become the most-successful and highest-grossing event in company history.

GolTV's troubles in Ecuador continue to mount as five LigaPro clubs revealed they have not been paid by the pay-television broadcaster for the last six months.

A broadcast rights deal between Brazil's biggest football clubs and Globo is reported to contain clauses that limit the amount the broadcaster can pay for the rights of other clubs - a stipulation that would preserve the financial status quo in Brazilian football.
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The NCAA women's basketball championship game drew a record-shattering 18.7 million viewers, peaking at 24 million as South Carolina won a second title in three years.
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The Women's National Basketball Association has extended its domestic broadcast deal with Amazon Prime Video for two years, with the platform airing 21 WNBA games each season, including the WNBA Commissioner's…

Zeus Sports Marketing and 1190 Sports are halfway to securing international betting and media rights to the Brazilian Série A in 2024, having agreed deals with 10 top-tier clubs for the upcoming season.

Zeus Sports Marketing and 1190 Sports have agreed deals with 10 top-tier Brazilian clubs for the upcoming season, but the rights of Brazil’s biggest clubs remain unsold with the first round of Brasileirão fixtures beginning on Saturday, April 13.
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US digital media company Greenfly has announced the closing of equity investments of $14m, highlighting the growing importance of short-form digital content tech suppliers in the sports media sector.
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Regional sports network (RSN) owner and operator Diamond Sports Group has announced a multi-year distribution renewal with Charter Communications in a move that shows life beyond its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
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The highly anticipated NCAA women's basketball Elite Eight matchup between Iowa and Louisiana State drew a record 12.3 million viewers on ESPN, eclipsing the record of 9.9 million during last year's clash between the same teams.
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Endeavor, the sports and entertainment giant that owns the IMG agency and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) properties, is going private three years after listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Liberty Media has targeted the Americas as the main growth region for MotoGP after striking a deal for Dorna Sports that values the series promoter and rights-holder at €4.2bn ($4.5bn).

MotoGP’s FTA rights fee in Spain has decreased, while its deal with WBD in the US is only for one year as new owner Liberty Media plans F1-style growth in the Americas.
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The National Football League has announced two games in the 2024 season, including the league's debut game in Brazil in September, will be shown exclusively on streaming services, with Peacock and Amazon…

OneFootball, the streaming and media platform, and Yahoo Sports, the global sports news website, have teamed up to create a one-stop content shop for football fans in North America.