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Global Sports Commerce has solidified its influence in the world of T20 cricket, retaining global media rights to the Pakistan Super League alongside its consortium partner Blitz Advertising

Facebook this week sublicensed some coverage of Spain’s LaLiga to Sony Pictures Networks India across the Indian subcontinent, recouping about 20 per cent of its investment in the rights.

The Infront agency has already exceeded its guarantee to Fifa for rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across Asia with rights to the 2022 tournament still to sell in all but its most-valuable market, China, TV Sports Markets understands.

Pakistan Cricket Board's two short-term deals

Neo explains why it bid big for New Zealand cricket rights

Sports data and AI technology company Stats Perform has reached an agreement with Sportsfever360, a sports management organisation in Pakistan, to deliver Opta cricket data through Sportsfever360’s technologies a…

The Pakistan Cricket Board is searching for a consultant to help it with its media rights sales for home international matches in the 2020-23 period

The Pakistan Cricket Board lost out on between $80m (€74m) and $90m in media-rights revenue during its last five-year rights cycle because it was unable to schedule home matches against India, according t…

India-based agency ITW has apologised to the Pakistan Cricket Board for a mix-up that saw Pakistan Super League cricket matches streamed on UK betting website Bet365 against the board's wishes

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

ECB bullish about growth in North America

The IPL is spawning many copy-cat leagues but rights experts say that they can't all work

Deal in Australia takes ESS over $100m profit threshold for global ICC rights sales

ESS adds Sri Lanka Premier League to boost reach of Star Cricket channel

World Cup should boost ESS ICC revenues in Australia; Sony, Zee and ESS in battle for BCCI's retendered world rights

Saturation effect puts brake on Indian cricket rights boom

ESS gets more Australia cricket for its dollar in five-year deal

Basketball: The MP & Silva agency brokered several deals for the Spanish league, the ACB, beginning this season

Football: Fifa, football’s world governing body, agreed deals in the US, Canada, selected territories in Asia and Australia for its events covering the period 2015 to 2022 (see story this issue).

Olympic Games: The International Olympic Committee agreed media-rights deals in France, Germany and Korea for the Olympic Games (see story this issue)

ESPN Star Sports wins La Liga rights after aggressive bid but could still split in the next 12 months

American football: US sports broadcaster ESPN agreed an eight-year extension to its rights deal with the NFL for Monday night matches, worth $15.2bn (€10.95bn).

Uefa enjoys big increases for its Champions League and Europa League rights in Asia

Japan withdrawal could hit Traffic Copa revenues ... Sportfive Euro progress in Asia ... Infront narrows down bidders

Multi Channels Asia hoping to ride Asian economic growth and establish a niche