Canada

Current and former members of the Canada Soccer board have been hit with a C$40m ($29.6m/€27.4m) lawsuit over approving the 2018 award of a long-term media and sponsorship rights contract to Canada Soccer Business.

Record UK viewing figures on Sky Sports for Super Bowl LVIII were among strong performing ratings across a variety of the National Football League’s target international markets.

Mediapro’s football streaming service OneSoccer looks set to continue offering live coverage of the Canadian Premier League (CPL) during the 2024 season after conciliatory talks were held with Canadian S…

Mediapro faces a legal claim from Canadian Soccer Business amounting to C$250m ($186m/€172m) over the premature end to the agency’s 10-year contract for the production, broadcast and distribution of Canadian football.

Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) and the Mediapro Canada agency are locked in a legal dispute that will result in rights to the domestic Canadian Premier League (CPL) and the men's and women's national teams…

DAZN has retained exclusive Uefa club competition broadcast rights in Canada for another three seasons in a renewed commitment to the market by the subscription streaming broadcaster

The Professional Women’s Hockey League secured broadcast deals with TSN and Sporstnet, among others, in North America ahead of its inaugural season, which began yesterday (Monday).

Bell Media's TSN and RDS have acquired the exclusive media rights to the 2024 Copa América, making all matches available live on TSN, TSN+ and RDS platforms in Canada.

Pay-television broadcasters Sportsnet and TVA Sports have regained English-language and French-language rights, respectively, in Canada to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), while the mixed martial arts promotion has agreed a documentary series deal with US streaming service Roku.

Broadcast rights are on the market in Canada for Uefa club competitions across the 2024-27 cycle
USA

Major League Cricket, which held the final of its inaugural edition last night, opted to seal a five-year media rights deal with Willow TV in the absence of strong competition.

Subscription streaming broadcaster DAZN will pay a much-increased amount for the rights in Canada to the German Bundesliga, as it seeks to expand its football offering ahead of the North American country’s co-hosting of the 2026 Fifa World Cup.

The Netball World Cup has been left without a title sponsor just three weeks out from the start of the tournament, after insurance and investments company Vitality pulled out of its agreement

Sports streaming platform DAZN has upped the price of its monthly subscription package in Canada, from C$24.99 (€17.32/$18.83) to C$29.99.

Canada Soccer, the country's governing soccer body, is facing financial difficulties that may result in filing for bankruptcy protection

DAZN, the international sports streaming platform, is to become the new home of German football's Bundesliga in Canada, it was announced today (Monday)
USA

The International Cricket Council sealed a new deal in the US and Canada with Times Internet, despite being minded, at first, to agree a deal with ESPN.

Viaplay Group, the international subscription streaming service and broadcaster, has broadened the reach of its Viaplay streaming service in the UK, the US and Canada by agreeing a carriage deal with digital…