Europe

Spanish telco Telefónica remains interested in renewing its role as the incumbent broadcast rights-holder of Formula 1 motor racing in its domestic market.

Swedish telco Telia has completed a licensing deal with international media group Discovery for standalone over-the-top streaming rights in Sweden and Finland, part of the conditions imposed upon it for…

UK government culture secretary Oliver Dowden has said he hopes the Premier League can resume by mid-June. The teams have agreed to start non-contact training in small groups today

The German Bundesliga attracted strong audiences in key global markets upon its return on Saturday, May 16, despite matches being played behind closed doors

Spanish LaLiga football club Barcelona has continued its original content drive through its new Barça Studios division by announcing the launch of its first animated series.

French Ligue 1 clubs have agreed to an equal division of the increase in annual media-rights revenue they will receive during the 2020-24 cycle. The top-tier clubs will earn nearly €1.2bn ($1.3

Automobile Club de l'Ouest, organiser of the 24 Hours of Le Mans motor racing event, has teamed up with the World Endurance Championship and Motorsport Games, the racing game developer and esports specialist,…

The German Football League (DFL) has agreed a one-match media-rights deal with subscription streaming service DAZN for this evening’s Bundesliga match between Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen.

US daily fantasy sports operator and gaming company DraftKings has acquired live betting streaming rights to the Bundesliga, which made a high-profile return to action amid the global Covid-19 pandemic…

Swedish telecoms operator Telia has followed up its acquisition of Uefa Champions League rights with a five-season extension to its LaLiga broadcast rights agreement

Brazilian betting operator Betsul has acquired betting streaming rights to the German Bundesliga ahead of the league’s return to action this weekend.

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland will offer viewers the option of playing recorded crowd noise during its Bundesliga coverage as the domestic football season returns tomorrow (Saturday)

The Saran Media agency has held on to LaLiga broadcast rights in the Czech Republic and Slovakia from 2021-22 to 2025-26 in the latest five-year agreement signed by the Spanish top flight

French football’s second-tier, Ligue 2, is reportedly seeking 12.4 per cent of the Ligue de Football Professionnel’s net media-rights revenues during the upcoming 2020-24 cycle.

European Athletics has become the latest sports organisation to delve into its archive to deliver content during the Covid-19 shutdown

Discovery, the media group and owner of pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport and subscription streaming service Dplay, will broadcast the first live golf since before the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown…

Commercial free-to-air broadcaster ServusTV has announced its acquisition of a host of Uefa club competition rights in Austria across the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle

Clubs from Italy’s top-tier Serie A today voted to resume the competition on June 13, pending government approval, as the league continued to adopt a tough stance on payments by rights-holding broadcasters.

Mediaset’s operating profit fell by 47 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020 as the Italy-based commercial broadcasting group was hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport will show every remaining German Bundesliga match this season as the league gears up for its return this weekend

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has launched its new ‘Sharing Channel’ for EBU member broadcasters devoid of live sports to …

Swedish telco Telia has finalised its acquisition of Uefa Champions League rights in both Finland and Sweden, from 2021-22 to 2023-24, as Uefa and its appointed Team Marketing agency wrapped up the club…