Middle East


As Uefa and the Premier League bring their rights to the market in the Middle East experts say the bubble has burst in the region

Why Premiership Rugby looked no further than 'expert' partner Pitch for its international sales contract

Ufa Sports faces a hard battle to hold on to World Championship handball rights

ASO, IMG and Infront all have big cycling ambitions. That could be bad news for UK's SweetSpot

BT Vision pays high fee to attract 'uniquely loyal' UFC fanbase

Rai pays less for Giro rights and more for production, but the real money will be made abroad

Handball deal is latest sign of Canal Plus fightback against aggressive Al Jazeera

Neo explains why it bid big for New Zealand cricket rights

IOC carves out five more Asian markets to handle in-house and further weaken ABU rights; Frustrated Barton blasts ABU

League gets out of tight corner in Middle East with MP & Silva deal

Bigger EBU Qualifiers bid may not be enough to win over CAA

The Diamond League is working but organisers are realistic about live coverage on major channels

WSG's $1bn rights deal won't be touched by us, say Fifa and AFC

Team renews with Uefa as CAA Eleven continues headhunt; Big increases across the globe for Uefa club competitions

Fiba overhaul to bring national team basketball to home fans and boost value of World Cup; Rights fees up but tough talks still to come in key territories

Premier League enjoys massive increases in more key territories but cooling Middle East market provides a major challenge

TF1 pays big increase to hang on to Rugby World Cup

TVE loses Euroleague rights to Marca TV but ERT hangs on to Greek league in late deals