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Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries is seeking to increase its presence in the domestic sports streaming market in order to boost the appeal of mobile and broadband services from its telco subsidiary,…

The National Rugby League (NRL) is considering whether to bring broadcast production of its matches in-house in the next cycle to increase competition for its rights

The Six Day Series track cycling competition has renewed an agreement with international sports broadcaster Eurosport and signed a number of additional media-rights deals ahead of its 2019-20 season

Spring Media has made its latest moves in the streaming space by teaming up with Red Bee, the UK-based media services company, to create an international OTT platform for women’s football.

FC Barcelona has said it will broadcast through its own media channels all home matches played by its women’s team in the Primera Iberdrola, Spanish football’s top-tier women’s league. I

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has expanded its partnership with esports organisations DreamHack and ESL by acquiring the rights in Denmark to the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament circuit…

Maltese telco Melita has announced that it has passed a landmark 100,000 subscribers for its TV service

International media rights to the Scottish Premiership will continue to be sold by Infront until the end of the 2024-25 season after the agency today announced a new five-year agreement with the Scottish…

New Zealand telco Spark has expressed confidence in the stability of its OTT platform ahead of tomorrow’s (Saturday’s) Rugby World Cup quarter final between New Zealand and Ireland, but has said coverage wil…

Singapore telco Starhub has acquired rights to broadcast seven regular-season National Basketball Association games per week in a multi-year deal starting with the 2019-20 season, which tips off October…

The National Football League Players Association and NFL Media have agreed to a multi-year deal to broadcast the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl live on NFL Network through 2024

Data provider and media company Sportradar has been appointed by the European Volleyball Federation (CEV) to sell the media rights for the upcoming European qualifying competitions ahead of the Tokyo 2020…

Fifa has appointed CAA Eleven’s Jean-Christophe Petit as its new director of media rights, following Josh Smith’s recent move to become global head of media sales at the Premier League.

Endeavor, the US-based sports and entertainment group whose assets include the IMG agency and UFC, has formally ended its planned initial public offering, but could yet decide to return to a trading of…

Clubs from French football’s Ligue 1 have continued to push for the renegotiation of an international rights agreement with pay-TV broadcaster beIN Media Group, discussing the issue in detail at a meeting t…

The French government today moved to help public-service broadcaster France Télévisions better compete for sports rights as its Council of State recommended the reintroduction of advertising during live s…

Canal Plus, the French pay-TV broadcaster, is expected to soon finalise the sale of its broadcast rights to the 2020 Olympic Games to Eurosport, the Discovery-owned broadcaster that already holds the rights…

Austrian pay-television broadcaster Sky has extended its rights deal for the eBundesliga, the official esports competition of the organising body of the top tier of domestic club football

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group continues to pick up exclusive winter sports rights in the Nordics, agreeing a new deal until 2028 with the Infront agency for International Ice Hockey Federation…

European football’s governing body Uefa has appointed the IMG agency to produce a preview package of programming for its Euro 2020 national team tournament.

The International Skating Union (ISU) will stream live coverage of its events on its official YouTube channel from the start of the 2019-20 campaign

Portuguese commercial broadcaster TVI has acquired rights for the Taça de Portugal, the country’s premier knockout football cup competition.

Greek public-service broadcaster ERT has agreed a deal to broadcast the 2019-20 Basketball Champions League

Mitele Plus, the subscription OTT service of Spanish broadcaster Mediaset, is to be added to the Agile TV platform of Spanish telecoms firm MásMóvil.