The loss of the Grand National, the biggest annual horse race in the UK, will leave an estimated £500m ($615m/€569m) hole in the sport.

The Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) has renewed its distribution contract in Sweden with telecoms and cable television operator Com Hem

French Ligue 1 bosses have “full confidence” in PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi's ability to negotiate with pay-television Canal Plus over its refusal to meet a €110m ($116.9m) ri

The National Basketball Association and US sports network ESPN are reportedly planning to put on a H-O-R-S-E competition involving several high-profile players

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has sought to alleviate panic in the domestic football industry amid its decision to suspend payments for certain rights deals, stating its move will not affect clubs…

Cypriot telco Cyta has told the Cypriot First Division that it will not pay its third and final instalment for the 2019-20 season, resulting in the prospect of €2.2m ($2.3

SNTV, the sports video news agency that is a joint venture between IMG and the Associated Press, has closed down its New York-based US operation, SportBusiness understands

UK-based media-rights agency RDA has secured exclusive global distribution rights to Whacked Out Sports, said to be the world’s largest independently-owned sports clips catalogue, amid the lack of live s…

The Protocol Sports Marketing agency has signed an exclusive worldwide media-rights distribution agreement with Triton Poker, organiser of the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series

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Twitch’s deal to acquire exclusive international rights to the National Women’s Soccer League suggests the Amazon-owned streaming platform has become a go-to partner for traditional sports leagues seeking younger audiences.

Six Nations Rugby, the organising body of the annual national team tournament, has paused the sales process for the next cycle of domestic and international rights to the Six Nations and Autumn Internationals due to the widespread uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Esports organisations ESL and DreamHack are looking to the long-term as they continue to agree media rights deals with more traditional broadcasters.

The French Swimming Federation (FFN) has carved out domestic free-to-air rights for 2020 and 2021 in a departure from the previous cycle. But the Covid-19 pandemic has introduced significant uncertainty over how the rights-holder’s new broadcasting contracts will operate.

The IMG agency has withheld its payment to the Football Association for international rights to the FA Cup as rights-holders continue to feel the effect of the sports shutdown

Wrestling entertainment series WWE has secured a new pay-television rights deal with international streaming service DAZN in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

The English and Scottish FAs have lifted their bans on the televisual broadcast of Saturday 3pm football fixtures for the remainder of the season, in a move that suggests both bodies are preparing for…

London-based virtual sports video developer Highlight Games has signed a deal with the Infront agency for the use of archive footage from the IIHF World Championship

Commercial and pay-television broadcaster MTV3 has acquired rights in Finland to the FIM Motocross World Championship in a new four-year deal, from 2020 to 2023

Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports is staying tight-lipped as to whether it will withhold an upcoming fee instalment for the Dutch Eredivisie football league in the light of the ongoing suspension of…

International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Manu Sawhney has said the governing body is considering unbundling broadcast rights for its major women’s events on the back of record viewing figures f…

The European Handball Federation’s move to provide alternative dates for its competitions has not only afforded the necessary details to stakeholders for planning purposes, but also offers concrete information f…

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications has indicated that leading women's sports events and the Paralympic Games are likely to be added when it updates the list of sporting events that must…

US-based interactive entertainment company Activision Blizzard has held talks with NBC Sports Group over the possibility of returning its Overwatch League esports competition to US linear television, it…

The Ekstraklasa, the top division of club football in Poland, has made its Ekstraklasa