Spain’s surprise defeat to Morocco at the Fifa World Cup attracted a Spanish free-to-air television audience of 12.6 million viewers during the penalty shootout yesterday (Tuesday).
The new South African domestic T20 league, SA20, has secured a promising media rights return in its inaugural season, driven mostly by deals in its domestic market and in India.
As the battle over the centralisation of skiing rights rumbles on, Infront’s on-sale of Swiss-Ski rights has sprung no surprises, with the agency discreetly agreeing deals with existing FIS World Cup broadcasters.
Uefa will see a slight increase in the value of its Champions League media rights in Germany amid tough conditions for rights-holders as a result of macroeconomic gloom, cost-cutting and uncertainty over the potential sale of pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland.
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