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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

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.

The Formula One motor-racing series has expanded its global partnership with social media platform Snapchat

The Professional Squash Association, global governing body for the men’s and women’s game, has agreed a long-term partnership with video-sharing platform Dailymotion.

Singaporean agency Reddentes Sports has partnered with Hong Kong agency Next Media to sell the broadcast rights for the upcoming Asian Football Federation's U-18 Championship outside of host nation Vietnam

A French court has ruled that regional satellite provider Arabsat distributes Saudi-based pirate broadcaster beoutQ on its satellites, something that Arabsat had denied

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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.

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

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

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

Brazilian clubs set to vote through bid from Sport Promotion worth up to $460m Bid from US fund Prudent worth $80m per year likely to be rejected

Brazilian top-tier clubs are weighing up two major offers for their international media and stadium advertising rights

The Infront agency’s acquisition of the International Skating Union’s global media rights is the latest plank in the company’s strategy to dominate the winter sports rights market. T

This month’s Australian Open, which concluded on Sunday night, marked the beginning of a new era in Australian sports broadcasting.

The IMG agency has initiated a damages claim against the Italian football league, Lega Serie A, for €50m ($57m).

Perform’s B2B data and betting division likely to be sold in the coming months Sale could help fund DAZN’s ambitious global expansion D