Canada

The Canadian-arm of production and rights agency Mediapro has announced that it will produce every game of the 2020 Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series tournament

OneSoccer, Mediapro’s over-the-top sports streaming service in Canada, has secured exclusive broadcast rights in the country for the semi-finals and final of the DFB-Pokal, German soccer's knockout cup c…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has secured exclusive rights across multiple international territories to tonight’s final of the ÖFB Cup, the national knockout clubs tournament in Austria.

Electric off-road racing series Extreme E has agreed a one-year media-rights deal in Canada with French-language channel RDS

HockeyTV, the subscription streaming arm of the ice hockey technology and analytics company HockeyTech, has acquired exclusive rights in North America to top-tier ice hockey leagues in four European countries…

Professional Bull Riders Canada has extended its domestic broadcast agreement with TSN for 2020

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has expanded its reach in Canada by agreeing to make its beIN Sports Xtra channel available via Samsung TV Plus

Streaming platforms Roku and Xumo have both signed distribution agreements in Canada with pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports, allowing them to add the beIN Sports Xtra streaming service to their respective…

Formula One has extended its broadcast deal in Canada with Bell Media's TSN and RDS through the end of the 2024 season

Formula One Management, the commercial rights-holder of Formula One, has rounded out a successful North American rights cycle by increasing its fees in Canada by roughly a fifth, while also earning a healthy rights fee in the US.
USA

Pay-television broadcaster beIN will pay a more than 10-per-cent uplift in rights fees for Spanish football’s LaLiga over the course of its new four-season renewal in North America, SportBusiness Media understands, despite the challenging conditions beIN faces in that market.

Tour de France rights-holder Amaury Sport Organisation’s decision to exclusively sell the property in Canada to OTT platform FloSports for the 2020-23 cycle represents an experiment that could lead to similar streaming partnerships in other territories, SportBusiness Media understands.

Ryan Fenton discusses FloSports’ acquisition of Tour de France rights in Canada as well as the OTT platform’s wider cycling strategy.

Canadian pay-television broadcaster TSN has strengthened its tennis portfolio with the addition of rights to the WTA Tour and season-ending WTA Finals

Bell Media-owned pay-television sports broadcaster TSN has agreed an eight-year extension to its rights deal with Curling Canada

Sports streaming technology company Deltatre has hired Major League Baseball’s James Johnson to the role of vice-president, Americas business development within its Live division.

The revamped XFL is furthering its international reach by securing a deal with Canadian broadcaster TSN. TSN will be covering all the regular-season games plus the play-offs during the 2020 season

The Canadian Elite Basketball League has selected the Mediapro agency as its production partner for all matches that will be aired live by public-service broadcaster CBC during the 2020 season

Canadian public broadcaster CBC has agreed a content-sharing deal with OTT platform DAZN to show the latter’s coverage of the national team’s matches at the Fiba Women's Olympic qualification tournament.

OneSoccer, Mediapro’s OTT sports streaming service in Canada, has acquired exclusive rights to the 2021 and 2023 editions of the Concacaf Gold Cup, the national team tournament for associations from N…

Hockey Canada has announced a long-term media-rights agreement with Canadian broadcasters TSN and RDS which extends through the 2033-34 season, continuing their long-standing partnership that dates back…

The Supreme Court of Canada has overturned a contentious ruling by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission concerning the viewing of US television commercials during domestic broadcasts…

Media company Blake Broadcasting (BBN) has agreed a multi-year deal to broadcast ESL and DreamHack esports tournaments in the United States, Canada and Asia, with the exception of China

The CBC Sports division of Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has extended its media-rights deal with the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) until 2022 in a three-year extension

Canadian pay-television sports broadcasters TSN and RDS have today (Thursday) agreed a long-term extension to their rights deals with the Canadian Football League

The Mediapro agency and production group has secured deals to enable next week’s crucial United States-Canada Concacaf Nations League match to be aired free of charge on linear television in Canada.

Professional services group PwC has released its annual Sports Outlook report, which forecasts that the North American sports market will grow at a compound annual rate of 3.2 per cent, from $71.1bn (€64.2

Canadian pay-television sports broadcaster TSN has struck a rights agreement with the recently-launched All Elite Wrestling promotion

The new franchise-based International Swimming League will receive free-to-air exposure in Canada after a rights agreement was struck with CBC Sports, the sports arm of the public broadcaster

OTT streaming service FloSports has renewed its sublicensing deal in North America with US streaming platform Fubo for a package of cycling races, including the Giro d’Italia and events operated by the I…

Bianca Andreescu’s historic victory in the women’s singles final at the 2019 edition of tennis grand slam the US Open has set ratings records in her home country, Canada.

The Canadian Football League has reportedly signed a six-year extension of its long-running partnership with Canadian broadcaster TSN until 2025

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has awarded public broadcaster CBC and OTT service FloSports exclusive rights in Canada and the US, respectively, to the Women's Softball Americas Qualifier for…

OneSoccer, Mediapro’s OTT sports streaming service in Canada, has secured rights to the Concacaf Nations League, including Canada’s matches in the new international tournament featuring sides from Nor…

Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired exclusive rights in Japan and Canada to the upcoming Fiba Basketball World Cup in China

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has teamed up with Australia’s National Basketball League to live-stream coverage of World Cup warm-up games featuring Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

OTT streaming service FloSports has acquired rights in the US and Canada to new pre-season football tournament the EA Ligue 1 Games