Canada

OneSoccer, Mediapro’s OTT sports streaming service in Canada, is significantly expanding its reach in the country by debuting as a linear channel on Telus’ Optik TV service. C

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has this morning detailed plans to step up the pace and scale of expansion plans for Viaplay by announcing that its streaming service will launch in Canada, German-speaking…

The Canadian arm of the Mediapro rights agency and production group has reached an agreement with fuboTV to include its OneSoccer streaming service on the sports-focused streaming platform

Canada's final qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar will gain a far greater domestic audience after a deal was struck for Sportsnet to simulcast OneSoccer's coverage of the matches on linear…

Sports-focused streaming service and channel aggregator fuboTV has acquired multi-year rights in Canada to Serie A, the top tier of club football in Italy, as well as the Coppa Italia cup competition

Canadian pay-television sports broadcaster TSN posted a record pre-tax profit of C$118.6m ($94m/€80.2m) for the 2020 broadcast year, despite the difficulties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has struck an agreement for Amazon Prime Video, the OTT subscription platform of internet retail giant Amazon, to show its coverage of the summer Olympic Games in…

Data and technology company Genius Sports has expanded its association with Canadian football through a new strategic partnership with Mediapro Canada, which manages global and domestic media rights to…

The National Lacrosse League has secured a landmark Canadian media rights deal with TSN, marking the organization's most comprehensive broadcast partnership in the country in its 35-year history

Sports streaming service DAZN has agreed a deal with Canadian horse racing venue operator Woodbine Entertainment to show live coverage of a number of thoroughbred races to subscribers in Canada
USA

Turner Sports has prevailed in a high-stakes push to land hockey icon Wayne Gretzky as a lead analyst for its forthcoming National Hockey League coverage, according to industry sources and multiple reports,…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired rights to broadcast a monthly polo series in a deal with the United States Polo Association

Subscription sports streaming platform DAZN has acquired rights in Canada and Japan to the Ultimate Tennis Showdown
USA

ESPN and LaLiga have finalized a wide-ranging long-term media rights deal that will make streaming service ESPN+ the principal English- and Spanish-language home for Spain's top-flight soccer league in…

Israel-based automated highlights company WSC Sports has added the Canadian Elite Basketball League as its latest client

Broadcasting of curling’s ongoing World Women’s Championship in Calgary has been delayed by a further 24 hours after four members of the broadcast staff tested positive for Covid-19 over the weekend.

Team Marketing has initiated the broadcast rights sales process for the Uefa club competitions from 2021-22 to 2023-24 in Canada and an array of countries and territories in Southeast Asia