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Tech giant Amazon will show free-to-air its four extra live Premier League matches this season, it said today (Wednesday)

Retail giant Amazon has reached an agreement for its Prime Video service to provide live coverage of two more German Bundesliga matches this weekend for subscribers in Germany and Austria

Online retail giant Amazon acquired domestic broadcast rights to the most recent Monday-evening Bundesliga match between Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen in a direct deal with the German Football League…

The National Football League has struck a three-year contract extension with Amazon in which the ecommerce giant will continue to stream "Thursday Night Football" through the 2022 season

Prominent streaming platform and YES Network investor to simulcast local OTA games

Amazon Prime Video’s UK subscriber numbers increased by 35-per-cent year-on-year during the fourth quarter of 2019 on the back of its coverage of football’s English Premier League.

Online retail giant Amazon has recruited Tim Wood, a long-serving executive at the IMG agency, as its head of business affairs, sport at Prime Video Europe

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

The German Football League’s (DFL) short-term Bundesliga deals with Amazon and DAZN are strategic moves ahead of this month’s domestic rights tender, industry experts have told SportBusiness Media.
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The Thursday Night Football renewal between US tech and retail giant Amazon and the National Football League makes sense for both parties. But it does not mark a staging post from which Amazon could disrupt the make-up of the NFL’s main media-rights partners in the next cycle, US media experts say.

The German Football League (DFL) has renegotiated deals with six of its seven domestic media-rights holders, which will secure payments – and thus cashflow for German clubs – in the next month. Discovery is the only broadcaster yet to reach an agreement.

Uefa has increased the value of Champions League rights in Germany by nearly 70 per cent in the 2021-24 cycle, driven by an intense broadcaster battle in which DAZN ousted Sky Deutschland and Amazon made another foray into premium football.

Amazon has revealed that its debut coverage of football’s Premier League this week led to a record number of new sign-ups to its Prime subscription service.

The New York Yankees are reportedly looking to partner with e-commerce giant Amazon to become the first Major League Baseball team to offer games to in-market viewers without a cable TV subscription.

Amazon has held talks with a range of internet service providers as it looks to ensure its debut coverage of football’s English Premier League does not meet any technical problems next week.

US media group Discovery has struck a deal with Amazon to bring Eurosport Player, the OTT platform of its international sports broadcaster, to the technology company’s Fire TV, Fire tablets and Echo S…

Prominent MLB team partners with Amazon, Sinclair, other investors for top-watched US RSN

Online retailer Amazon has opted to make its live radio coverage of the Bundesliga, DFB Pokal and Uefa Champions League available free to users in Germany

E-commerce and media company Amazon is reportedly to link up with pay-television broadcaster BT Sport in a deal that would see Amazon’s 20-game English Premier League rights package in the UK shown in p…

The French tennis federation (FFT) has awarded domestic rights to the French Open for the 2021 to 2023 cycle to public broadcaster France Télévisions and internet giant Amazon, it said Thursday.

Internet giant Amazon confirmed on Wednesday that it has acquired Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour rights in the UK and Ireland in a four-year deal starting from 2020.

The Yankees are exploring creating YES Radio. The Yankees are closing in on reacquiring a controlling stake in YES Network in partnership with Amazon and Sinclair

Internet giant Amazon has acquired exclusive UK rights to the WTA tennis tour from 2020, SportBusiness Media understands, taking the property from pay-television broadcaster BT Sport

US technology company Amazon is reportedly in talks to join Sinclair Broadcast Group’s bid to acquire the former Fox regional sports networks being sold off by the Walt Disney Company.

The quest to purchase the former Fox regional sports networks has taken yet another twist with reports that Major League Baseball has teamed up with Liberty Media Group to buy the assets, which are worth…

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…

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

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…

Amazon has added its first live-sports subscription service to its Prime Video channels by making the NBA League Pass package available to viewers in the United States.

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, who is Twitch’s most popular live-streaming gamer, will provide play-by-play analysis of tonight's Thursday Night Football action on the Amazon Prime Video-owned channel. Th

The Formula One motor-racing series will harness its partnership with Amazon Web Services to introduce new in-race television graphics for the 2019 season
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Amazon has made its biggest and boldest move into live sports broadcasting by joining the bidding for all of the 22 Regional Sports Networks that Disney acquired from 21st Century Fox but has been forced …

Internet company Amazon has revealed that viewing figures for its coverage of the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games have increased by 22 per cent this season.

Internet company Amazon’s Prime Video service has confirmed a deal to stream live coverage of Laver Cup tennis matches in more than 200 territories worldwide.

English Premier League football club Manchester City has today (Thursday) signed a content partnership with internet company Amazon which will result in the production of a behind-the-scenes series for its Prime subscription service.