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International media company Discovery has opened a new technology hub in the Dutch city of Hilversum to store and distribute live sporting productions. Discovery has invested close to €40m ($44.5

Live events accounted for 71 per cent of all video views during the Olympic Channel’s coverage of the recent Winter Youth Olympic Games in the Swiss city of Lausanne, with viewers' average watch time i…

US network tops 2016 Rio sales with nearly five months to go before Games set to start

Prominent streaming platform and YES Network investor to simulcast local OTA games

Formula One has extended its broadcast deal in Canada with Bell Media's TSN and RDS through the end of the 2024 season

The National Hockey League is expanding its presence in the US sports betting landscape by announcing a streaming partnership with gambling and fantasy sports company FanDuel Group

CBS Sports has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with National Football League announcer Tony Romo that will make him the highest paid TV sports analyst in US history

YouTube TV has agreed to a temporary reprieve in its carriage battle with Sinclair Broadcast Group, keeping Fox regional sports networks on the prominent streaming platform for the time being

NBC Sports will broadcast all MotoGP races across its platforms beginning in 2020, including four races on the main NBC network

CBS Sports Network has extended its FIM Motocross World Championship rights agreement in the US with the recently-rebranded Infront Moto Racing. The broadcaster’s new agreement runs from 2020 to 2022.

YouTube TV has announced it will no longer carry the Fox regional sports networks following a carriage dispute with Sinclair Broadcast Group

Discovery, the US-based media group that holds Olympics broadcast rights across Europe, has said that it is closely following the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak on this summer’s Olympic G…

Ice Cube’s Big3 basketball league has extended its domestic broadcast partnership with CBS Sports for the 2020 season.

US-based cable giant Comcast has completed a deal to acquire Xumo, the advertising-supported streaming service based in Irvine, California

Major League Soccer has announced a multi-year partnership with technology company Second Spectrum to become the league’s first official advanced tracking data provider.

Bob Iger abruptly stepped down on February 25 as chief executive of The Walt Disney Co., an executive shift poised to cause significant shockwaves both in and out of sports

A consortium headed up by private equity firms Searchlight Capital Partners and ForgeLight LLC have acquired a controlling stake in Spanish-language broadcaster and Uefa Champions League rights-holder…

Major sports federations have urged the US government to keep Saudi Arabia on its main list of countries that do not adequately protect intellectual property as a result of the widespread piracy of content…

World Wrestling Entertainment is engaged in discussions with ESPN about putting its pay-per-view events on direct-to-consumer streaming service ESPN+, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Canadian pay-television broadcaster TSN has strengthened its tennis portfolio with the addition of rights to the WTA Tour and season-ending WTA Finals

Marquee Sports Network, the long-planned regional sports network from Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs, debuted over the Feb.

Bell Media-owned pay-television sports broadcaster TSN has agreed an eight-year extension to its rights deal with Curling Canada

ESPN has reset its announcer team for its flagship Major League Baseball broadcast property, Sunday Night Baseball, going with a two-man booth

H.I.G. Europe, an arm of the international private equity and asset management firm, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Lagardère Sports agency.