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The value of ATP Tour tennis rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland has once again dramatically increased amid intense competition for a year-round competition with a growing domestic interest

The value of Wimbledon rights in the DACH region will increase significantly in the next cycle after incumbent rights-holder Sky Deutschland faced down strong competition to retain them

The Premier League’s 20 clubs are unconcerned about the small drop in the value of their domestic live rights in the next cycle, following deals this month with BT and Amazon that brought the protracted sales process to a close.

The value of US Open media rights across Europe will increase by about 26 per cent in the next cycle following deals struck with Eurosport and Amazon last month.

Last month’s Olympic Games sublicensing deal in Germany with ARD and ZDF has plugged a large gap in Discovery Communications’ revenue projections.

US media company Amazon said on Thursday it will turn to BT Sport and its production partner Sunset+Vine to produce its package of 20 live English Premier League games per season acquired for UK broadcast…
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In its latest sports content acquisition, Amazon has announced that MLB.TV – Major League Baseball's out-of-market package – will be made available on its Prime Video channels in the United States.

Olympic Channel, the multi-platform media service operated by the International Olympic Committee, has furthered its reach by agreeing a carriage deal with digital media platform Amazon Fire TV
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Major League Baseball franchise the New York Yankees is reportedly in talks with e-commerce giant Amazon and US media company Sinclair Broadcast Group about a partnership to secure control of its regional…

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Amazon secured its first major sports rights deal in the UK with the acquisition of ATP World Tour 1000 and 500 rights, a move which surprised local experts.

Digital rights to Thursday Night Football will again be a test bed for the NFL and a new entrant in 2017, after Amazon acquired the package won by Twitter last year.