Europe

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has agreed to share English Premier League coverage in France with Altice for the 2019-22 cycle

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired rights in Australia and New Zealand to the final of this year’s Scottish Cup, while it will also show the 2019-20 edition of the football competition i…

Polish public-service broadcaster TVP has secured rights to the 2019 Uefa Under-21 Championship. The deal is for all matches, including those played by the Polish national under-21 team

OTT streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Brazil to North America’s Major League Soccer.

The English FA Cup will be broadcast exclusively free-to-air in the UK from 2021 after commercial broadcaster confirmed a new four-year deal for the competition

Italy’s antitrust authority, the AGCM, has ordered that Sky cannot strike exclusive rights deal for content and linear channels across internet platforms for three years as part of its approval of the p…

Greek pay-television broadcaster Nova has picked up rights to both Germany’s DFB Pokal and Spain’s Copa Del Rey finals, which will take place this weekend.

The German Football League (DFL) has entered into a partnership with digital and social media agency 433 designed to build the presence of the top-tier Bundesliga across social media platforms

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has sold rights to the season-ending promotion race in the third-tier Segunda División B to commercial broadcaster Mediaset and streaming platform Footters.

Amazon secured Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour rights in the UK for the 2020-23 cycle with a bid nearly 60 per cent higher than incumbent pay-television broadcaster BT Sport's current fee, SportBusiness Media understands, as the tech and ecommerce giant moves to establish a dominant position in UK tennis broadcasting.

The Italian competition authority’s investigation into the sale of rights for Serie A is ostensibly a disaster for MP & Silva and B4 and a let-off for IMG. But MP & Silva and B4 are no longer active and IMG could yet face a major problem. The agency could be hit with a substantial damages claim by the league for lost earnings.

Pay-television broadcaster All Media Baltics used its pan-regional competitive advantage to retain  English Premier League’s rights in the Baltics without a hefty increase in cost.

DAZN picks up Copa América at bargain price as rivals focus elsewhere DAZN, Sky, Mediaset bid for International Champions Cup Rai to share Women’s World Cup with Sky, show Uefa U21s exclusively Pr

US media group Discovery has agreed a four-year deal for a host of ATP Tour events, strengthening its tennis portfolio in Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

A rise of over a third in international broadcaster fees for the English Premier League drove an 8-per-cent increase in the property’s total rights value for 2019-2022 to £9.2bn (€10.4bn/$11.7bn)

Czech pay-television broadcaster O2 TV has acquired rights to this year’s Copa América national team football tournament.

OTT streaming service DAZN has acquired rights to the final of the 2018-19 edition of Spanish club football competition the Copa del Rey in five of its markets, while US media group Discovery has landed…

Infront, the Zug-based sports marketing company, has launched a ‘digitally native’ direct-to-consumer operation to connect brands and sports rights-holders to fans around the world. iX.co

A Spanish court on Monday ordered the country's football federation, the RFEF, to reverse its exclusion of the Mediapro agency from the domestic tender for the 2019 Copa del Rey final and re-adjudicate…

Italy’s competition authority, L’Autorità Garante del Mercato e della Concorrenza, has fined three rights-marketing agencies a combined €67m ($74.8m) fo

Pay-television broadcaster Premier Sports has retained rights in the UK to the Copa América national team football tournament.

Greek football club Panionios has agreed a new deal with pay-television broadcaster Nova for the rights to its home matches for the 2019-20 season

Spanish agency Mediapro has confirmed that its commercial broadcaster, Gol, will exclusively broadcast the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup.

UK public broadcaster the BBC has reportedly confirmed it will televise the women’s final of new white-ball cricket competition The Hundred, granting live free-to-air exposure in the country to the women’s gam…

The Premier League has agreed a three-season extension to its contract with IMG that will see the agency continue to work with the top-tier of English club football to operate Premier League Productions

Danish public-service broadcaster DR has acquired rights to a host of properties this summer, including the Fifa Women’s World Cup, the European Games multi-sport event and the Uefa U-21 European Championship.

Internet giant Amazon has acquired exclusive UK rights to the WTA tennis tour from 2020, SportBusiness Media understands, taking the property from pay-television broadcaster BT Sport