Telco Optus has acquired exclusive rights in Australia to select European qualification matches for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup.
The United Rugby Championship, the rebranded tournament previously known as Pro14, has agreed a deal for UK public-service broadcaster the BBC to show the tournament in Wales and Northern Ireland, as well…
UK public broadcaster the BBC has reported record online demand for its live and on-demand coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but Japan’s postponed event was the worst performing for linear television a…
UK media regulator Ofcom has recommended a review into the listed events legislation
The United Rugby Championship will increase its annual media rights income by about 30 per cent in its new four-season media rights cycle, despite a dramatic shift toward free-to-air broadcasters in key markets.
The UK government has approved the English Premier League’s rolling over of its current broadcast deals with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime and BBC Sport for another three years.
Both deals were completed in private negotiations without extensive discussions with other broadcasters in the respective territories.
Public-service broadcaster the BBC and commercial broadcaster ITV pulled in the largest television audience in the UK since the funeral of Princess Diana in 1997 as England lost the Uefa Euro 2020 final…
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC), organiser and commercial rights-holder of the Wimbledon grand slam, has extended its agreement for media rights to the tournament with UK public-service…
England’s run at Uefa Euro 2020 continues to break viewing records, with the national football team’s 4-0 win over Ukraine in the quarter-finals on Saturday pulling in a peak television audience of 20.9 m
The BBC’s live coverage of England’s 2-0 victory over Germany at the Uefa European Championship yesterday (Tuesday) attracted a peak television audience of 20.6 million.
The British Athletics Championships will not be shown on mainstream television this year after the UK public-service broadcaster the BBC reportedly decided against paying a fee for the rights
UK free-to-air broadcasters the BBC and ITV have reached an agreement in principle with Six Nations Rugby on a four-year renewal of their domestic media rights to the competition
Rugby union’s Six Nations Championship is poised to stay on free-to-air terrestrial television in the UK as part of a long-term deal, it has been reported.
UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired rights to all matches at this year’s Copa América national team football tournament.
The English Premier League has voted to roll over its existing domestic broadcast deals into the 2022-25 cycle after receiving approval in principle from the UK government to sidestep its usual tender…
BBC Scotland, an arm of the UK public-service broadcaster, has acquired rights to the Scottish Premiership quarter-final and semi-final play-off matches for the next five seasons