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Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: Uefa set to agree record deal with Deutsche Telekom for Euro 2024 FOOTBALL: LaLiga shifts to fee plus revenue share in Premier Sports UK, Ireland deals

The Infront agency has almost doubled the value of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s global media and marketing rights and promised future digital investment and collaboration to seal a 10-year agreement.

Inside this issue: BASKETBALL: Euroleague secures robust fee rise in Turkey amid booming basketball interest AMERICAN FOOTBALL: NFL eyes further brand boost with ProSiebenSat

Sky New Zealand’s acquisition of RugbyPass will help the OTT service continue to focus on revenue and user growth in its target markets outside rugby union’s ‘Big Six’ territories, its founder and chief executive Tim Martin has told SportBusiness Media.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the global media-rights of the English Premier League.

The IMG agency has named Stephen Cook, previously head of football at BT Sport, the UK pay-TV broadcaster, as director of content based at IMG Studios at Stockley Park, near London’s Heathrow Airport.

Eliud Kipchoge’s successful attempt to run a sub-two-hour marathon has received 4.93 million views to date for the live and on-demand stream on video-sharing platform YouTube.

Aarti Dabas, the head of media rights, broadcast and digital at the International Cricket Council, resigned late this week following a corporate restructure of the ICC, SportBusiness understands

Yousef Al-Obaidly, chief executive of beIN Media Group, today (Tuesday) increased the pressure on the sports industry regarding the threat posed by pirate broadcasting service beoutQ and piracy in general,…

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At stake is the future funding of elite sport through the sale of media rights.

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: BBC pays blockbuster fee for Women’s Euro 2021 UK rights as market surges F

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the global media-rights of the English Premier League.

Inside this issue: TENNIS: Amazon pays premium in French Open domestic rights play BASKETBALL: China’s Tencent sees off Youku to keep NBA digital rights in record deal F

Uefa will go to market later this year with the rights to the Champions League and Europa League under pressure from Europe’s top clubs to at least maintain the kind of growth it enjoyed in the current cycle. But there are reasons why that will be a massive challenge.

The German Bundesliga’s international sales and marketing arm, Bundesliga International, is set for a busy 12 months of media-rights sales as the league approaches the conclusion of deals across the Americas, Asia, Middle East and North Africa.

Robert Klein talks about the ongoing international media-rights sales process for the Bundesliga, the US market, and 'football as it's meant to be'.

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: Weak pound post-Brexit vote boosts total Premier League rights income MULTI-SPORT: Ambitious JTBC shakes Korean FTA broadcasters, delivers strong Olympics fee for IOC

The English Premier League was a benefactor of sterling’s decline in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union in June 2016.

As TikTok has grown into one of the world's most popular social-media apps during the past year, the short-form video-sharing platform has become an important tool for sports rights-holders to expand and engage their fanbases. 

Inside this issue: TENNIS: Perform makes last-ditch attempt to outbid IMG for ATP Tour betting, data rights TENNIS: French Open tender gambit unlikely to boost FFT revenues

Digital and data specialists Perform Content wrote to tennis’s ATP Tour this week to say the company is prepared to make a larger offer than that currently on the table from IMG for the betting and data rights to ATP World Tour events, SportBusiness Media understands.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the tennis media-rights landscape in 2019.

Inside this issue: MULTI-SPORT: Facebook sees non-exclusive rights as gateway to digital audience growth FOOTBALL: Canal EPL sublicence deal in France linked to Altice carriage agreement

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the tennis media-rights landscape in 2019.

Peter Hutton talks about Facebook Watch's recent performance, partnership agreements, and the ‘experimental’ purpose of its traditional rights deals.

Social media giant Facebook’s challenges around its Copa Libertadores coverage in Latin America have convinced it that non-exclusive rights models form “one of the best ways” of breaking into markets where entrenched viewing habits restrict the potential for exclusive rights to grow engagement with the platform.

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: Star poised for Premier League discount in uncompetitive India FOOTBALL: English FA spurns higher pay-TV revenue for free-to-air Cup reach

W Series, the all-female motorsport competition, is prioritising exposure over revenue in its media-rights strategy for the series’ inaugural year, it has told SportBusiness Media, although it would be difficult for the series to adopt any other approach, according to industry experts.