Europe

Italian pay-TV broadcaster Mediaset has secured non-exclusive streaming rights to the Spanish LaLiga, and Uefa Champions League and Europa League matches, ahead of the launch of its Spanish OTT platform…

Spanish football’s LaLiga has announced that its LaLigaSportsTV OTT platform will provide coverage of a range of pre-season matches this summer, including action from the International Champions Cup a…

UK pay-television operator Virgin Media has extended a deal to carry Sky’s pay-television channels, including the Sky Sports channels.

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has struck a deal with Qatar-headquartered pay-TV broadcaster beIN allowing it to show the African Cup of Nations final between Algeria and Senegal on its subsidiary TMC…

Football’s Fifa Women’s World Cup and the Paralympic Games are reportedly set to be added to the ‘crown jewels’ legislation governing sporting events reserved for broadcast on free-to-air television in the …

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group announced on Thursday the acquisition of exclusive rights to International Skating Union events in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, adding to its growing portfolio…

OTT streaming platform DAZN has agreed a carriage deal in four markets with US media company Discovery for its international sports broadcaster Eurosport, along with an exclusive sublicensing agreement…

Spain's competition regulator has opened an investigation into an alleged regulatory breach at Telefónica during the 2016-17 season, which could lead to sanctions against the telco.

Top-tier North Macedonian football league, the First League, has announced its first ever pan-Balkan media rights deal, with pay-television broadcaster Arena Sports

Match-choice restrictions placed by Spain’s LaLiga on the free-to-air package in its UK and Ireland rights tenders for the 2019-22 cycle may limit interest from broadcasters, according to industry experts spoken to by SportBusiness Media.

Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport took advantage of Sky’s long-running concerns over wrestling body WWE’s OTT service to grab WWE rights in the UK and Ireland from its rival at a steep discount, SportBusiness Media understands.

Turkish agency Saran has negotiated a price reduction for rights to the English Premier League for the 2019-22 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands, the first time it has achieved this since acquiring the property at the turn of the decade.

BeIN-owned Turkish broadcaster Digiturk has presented the Turkish Football Federation with a proposal to drastically alter its deal for rights to the Turkish Süper Lig after a depreciation in local currency caused costs to balloon, SportBusiness Media understands.

Spanish LaLiga football club Barcelona has revealed details of a relaunch for its in-house television channel, Barça TV, and has reportedly agreed a two-year extension for the platform’s carriage deal in…

An Irish court has issued the nation’s first-ever order of its kind against the nation's five main internet service providers to block illegal live-streaming of English Premier League matches.

English Premier League football club Manchester City on Tuesday launched a globally-available OTT streaming platform

UK parliamentarians are reportedly to review the possibility of making the Cricket World Cup free-to-air in the country following the England team’s victory in this year’s competition.

Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group’s sports unit has confirmed that it received a request for information last month from European regulators about the company’s contacts with a competitor as part of an …

Spanish telco Telefónica has acquired exclusive rights to the inaugural Davis Cup Finals to be held later this year in the country’s capital, Madrid.

Spanish telco Telefónica is still looking to sign licensing deals for its domestic rights to LaLiga football to help refinance its expenditure on the property, according to reports in local media.

Pay-television broadcaster NC Plus has launched two new sports channels dedicated to the Polish Ekstraklasa, Poland's top-tier football league, which it will make available for distribution to other platforms

The All England Lawn Tennis Club, which is the rights-holder of the Wimbledon tennis grand slam, has become the latest sporting body to call for pressure to be increased on Saudi authorities concerning…

Pay-television action sports channel Fuel TV has acquired World Surf League rights in China as well as the Europe, Middle East and Africa

UK public broadcaster the BBC has acquired exclusive rights to the 2021 edition of the Uefa Women’s European Championship, which will be held in England.

UK telco BT’s head of commercial sports rights, Steve Norris, is leaving the company, SportBusiness Media understands.

Polish media company Telewizja Polsat has acquired more shares in the Polish operation of sports broadcaster Eleven Sports Network, now owning 99.9 per cent of the company

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4 has reached a partnership deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports for the Cricket World Cup final that means Sunday's match between England and New Zealand will…