Canal Plus, the French pay-TV broadcaster, has added a package of Uefa Europa League rights to its recently-acquired rights to the top-tier Champions League from 2021-22 to 2023-24

Streaming service DAZN and public-service broadcaster ZDF have picked up the remaining packages of Uefa Champions League rights in Germany for the new cycle, from 2021-22 to 2023-24

Media group AMC Networks has acquired rights to the next three editions of the Spanish Supercopa, which will be held in Saudi Arabia

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will work with Japanese public-service broadcaster NHK to produce an official documentary film for next year’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has reached an agreement with Sportdeutschland

Media services company Red Bee has teamed up with Fox Sports Netherlands to provide the pay-television broadcaster with IP-based Master Control Room (MCR) services

Whisper Films has reportedly renewed its Formula One production contract with UK free-to-air broadcaster Channel 4

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand’s free-to-air Prime channel will now be available in high definition through Freeview.

Christine Scheil, managing director of Sky Österreich, will leave her position on December 31, with Neal O’Rourke, chief finance and strategy officer at sister company Sky Ireland, replacing her at th…

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TF1 and M6’s joint acquisition of Euro 2020 free-to-air rights was struck at a similar per-match fee as the one they paid for the last comparable edition of the tournament, in 2012.

There are two truisms in the sale of sports media rights which at first glance appear difficult to reconcile. One is that every market has a unique set of characteristics and the value earned is contingent upon those characteristics at the moment the rights are sold. The other is that the early deals in a market-by-market sales cycle create a psychological benchmark which affects how sales in the following markets play out.

The International Olympic Committee extended a long run of media-rights revenue growth in Japan in its latest deal with the market’s free-to-air broadcaster consortium for 2026 to 2032, when the special case of the large Tokyo 2020 sales cycle is disregarded.

Absent any competition for Greek Cup rights in Cyprus, Cyta translated a 33-per-cent fall in inventory directly into a near one-third discount. 

IMG Arena, the sports betting unit of the IMG agency, has signed off on a five-year betting streaming agreement with the Scottish Professional Football League, a deal that includes a tie-up with automated…

Average viewership of Chinese Super League matches for domestic rights-holder PP Sports was up 12.1 per cent in the 2019 season, according to a report from the OTT platform

Network still expects to set new Olympics sales record

ESPN Player, the OTT platform of pay-television broadcaster ESPN, will broadcast NHL ice hockey in 61 nations across Europe and Africa thanks to a new rights agreement announced today (Tuesday)

Widespread free-to-air coverage in Europe of the Fifa Club World Cup has been ensured through a new rights agreement with Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union

The Learfield IMG College agency has appointed Cole Gahagan, chief commercial officer of licensed sports merchandise manufacturer and retailer Fanatics, as its president of content, revenue and enterprise…

Media company Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has said it will take a SEK700m (€66.3m/$73.4

Sports data provider Stats Perform has hired brothers Steve and Peter Hirdt, long regarded as innovators in US sports broadcast research and content, to senior roles

Online retail giant Amazon has picked up a package of exclusive Uefa Champions League rights in Germany for the new 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle

Italian telcomms operator TIM has secured full coverage of Serie A, the top division of domestic club football, after finalising a distribution agreement with subscription OTT platform DAZN

Roger Davis, the chairman of Super Rugby team the NSW Waratahs, has warned that the competition's Australian teams are in financial peril unless their upcoming domestic media rights deal delivers a revenue…