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The value of Premier League rights in Hong Kong more than halved in the deal agreed last week with PCCW Media, owner of the Now TV pay-television service

The value of Wimbledon rights in the DACH region will increase significantly in the next cycle after incumbent rights-holder Sky Deutschland faced down strong competition to retain them

AS Roma of Serie A has become the first Italian football club to seal an exclusive content partnership deal with social media platform Twitter

The Polish Ekstraklasa has managed to significantly increase the value of its domestic media rights, whilst securing free-to-air coverage in new deals beginning in 2019-20

Fifa has earned an increase in the value of World Cup rights in Finland after the winter scheduling of the 2022 tournament in Qatar sparked competition between the country's commercial broadcasters.

The increase of 190 per cent in the value of the rights to France’s second football division, Ligue 2, was unusual in that it was not driven by direct competition between players in the market.

The English Premier League has benefited from a second successive strategic bid for its rights in France but that did not prevent a fall in their value

Pay-television broadcaster Sportklub has acquired Euroleague Basketball rights as part of a broader deal with the IMG agency

Reduced competition in Belgium has led to a decrease in the value of English Premier League rights from 2019-20, with incumbent pay-television broadcaster Telenet renewing its deal

Interview with Manel Arroyo, managing director at Dorna Sports, and Pilar Gancedo, director of media sales at Dorna Sports, about MotoGP's new deal with DAZN in Spain

Sky’s renewal of the exclusive live rights to the English Football League and the stronger grip it has taken on the rights to the Scottish Professional Football League – to add to its dominance of Pre…

The value of the English Premier League’s short-form content has rallied a little since the last sales cycle but still remains well down on its peak value over a decade ago.

DAZN’s willingness to pay an increased rights fee – and its low price point for consumers – were the crucial factors in its successful bid for MotoGP rights in Spain this month. DAZN

Formula One last week finalised a complex deal with Dutch telco Ziggo that could increase the value of the motor racing series by over 230 per cent from 2019

Icelandic telco Síminn surprised the market by securing English Premier League rights from 2019-20, replacing the dominant player, media group 365.