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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. 

Germany’s Bundesliga is preparing itself to launch an over-the-top subscription service in certain international markets at the start of the 2020-21 season.

The Ekstraklasa, the top division of Polish club football, has officially launched its new OTT platform for international markets, setting a price of €2.99 ($3.3

World Rugby has selected the Fifty Digital agency to manage creative, social media and content for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

The Olympic Channel, the International Olympic Committee’s OTT platform, has said it will soon provide a new language offering in Hindi and has now grown its social media community to more than nine m…

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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.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of the National Hockey League (NHL).

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of the National Hockey League (NHL).

The MyCujoo chief executive explains how his company sees its opportunity in lower-tier rights, playing communities and white-label streaming solutions.

Football streaming platform MyCujoo is in talks with the Confederação Brasileira de Futebol to expand its broadcast portfolio in the country, the company’s chief executive officer, Pedro Presa has told SportBusiness Media.

In acquiring media distribution rights to the 2019 and 2020 International Champions Cup, IMG was the beneficiary of a change in direction by the former sales agency for the competition, Catalyst Media.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of motorsport.