Mixer, the esports live streaming platform owned by technology giant Microsoft, is to be closed from July 22, following a deal struck between its owner and Facebook
Ahead of LaLiga's return to live competition this week, LaLiga North America and global sportsbook operator PointsBet have teamed up to create a new slate of gambling-focused digital programming
The IMG agency has united eight of its top tennis clients, including the Williams sisters and Naomi Osaka, with leading names from the world of sport, entertainment and fashion to launch a new virtual…
Social media giant Facebook has invested $5.7bn (€5.24bn) in Jio in a move that makes it the largest minority shareholder in the Indian digital platform. The investment of a 9.9
Facebook is in talks to acquire a 10-per-cent stake in Indian mobile telco Reliance Jio, according to the Financial Times
Social media platform Facebook has renewed a sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports for coverage of the South American Football Confederation’s (Conmebol) Copa Libertadores c…
Social media company Facebook has enhanced its position in the football market by agreeing content deals with 11 of the leading football clubs in Brazil
Major League Soccer is partnering with social media platform Facebook to bring highlights packages to Facebook Watch in 2020
The PGA Tour has announced an expansive agreement with Facebook to distribute daily highlight packages globally on Facebook Watch in 2020, starting at this week’s Farmers Insurance Open.
Twitch's three-year deal with ESL and DreamHack is a landmark for the streaming platform and another sign that the esports industry is adopting traditional media-rights principles.
After two failed negotiations in an uncompetitive environment, the English Premier League has completed a deal in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos with pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions that will see the value of its rights halve.
Peter Hutton talks about Facebook Watch's recent performance, partnership agreements, and the ‘experimental’ purpose of its traditional rights deals.
Social media giant Facebook’s challenges around its Copa Libertadores coverage in Latin America have convinced it that non-exclusive rights models form “one of the best ways” of breaking into markets where entrenched viewing habits restrict the potential for exclusive rights to grow engagement with the platform.
Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship has agreed a fresh content agreement with social media platform Facebook designed to showcase its pay-per-view broadcasts
Spanish LaLiga football club Real Madrid has launched a subscription-based service on social media platform Facebook
Facebook is exclusively live streaming in the US all 32 games from the World Baseball Softball Confederation's 2019 Premier12 national team baseball tournament, which started on Saturday in Mexico
The Italian Rugby Federation (FIR) has reached an agreement with social media platform Facebook to stream coverage of the Top12, the top tier of the club game in the country
The World Squash Federation’s 2019 Men’s World Team Championship will be broadcast live across the globe through an agreement between tournament host Squash On Fire, the WSF and SquashTV, the broadcasting arm…
World Snooker has broadened its association with social media platform Facebook by announcing that a number of its major events will this season be streamed free to fans in India via Facebook Live
The International Cricket Council has announced an exclusive four-year digital rights agreement in the Indian subcontinent with social media giant Facebook
One-year deal involves streaming exclusive versions of popular non-game ESPN programs such as College Game Day,
Facebook Watch-oriented deal continues tie between the most popular US pro sports league and the world's largest social media portal
US-based multi-platform sports network Stadium has revealed its college American football schedule for the new season, with 15 games to be available exclusively via social media platform Facebook
The International Cricket Council is broadcasting World Cup content for the first time on social media platforms Facebook, YouTube and Twitter
The NBA has confirmed that the basketball league’s season-ending Finals will be live-streamed in India on social media websites Facebook and Twitter and video-sharing platform YouTube.
Social media platform Facebook has agreed a deal with organisers of this year’s Copa América to deliver behind-the-scenes coverage of the national team football tournament, which will take place in Br…
Augusta National Golf Club has partnered with social media giant Facebook to broadcast the 2019 US Masters to select countries in the Middle East for free
Social media platform Facebook has agreed a sub-licencing deal with pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports for the Copa Libertadores in South America
Major League Baseball has agreed a one-season extension to its rights deal with Facebook, but the social media company will have a smaller line-up of live games in 2019
Social media platform Facebook has said it will retain exclusivity over its Copa Libertadores rights in South America and Brazil, amid claims it would be compensated by Conmebol and Fox Sports to share…
Facebook has renewed a digital broadcast rights deal with Ironman for its endurance sports events for 2019 and 2020, with an option to extend for a further year
Talks between the English Premier League and social media platform Facebook to finalise two media-rights deals in Asia have collapsed, SportBusiness Media understands
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has signed a multi-year rights agreement with social media platform Facebook
North American basketball league the NBA has agreed a game highlights deal with social media platform Facebook
French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain has been left red-faced after its Uefa Champions League match against Manchester United was accidentally streamed live to a global audience on social media…
Esports organisation ESL has expanded its partnership with Facebook Gaming to deliver non-exclusive coverage of its global competitions on the social media platform
Social media platform Facebook has announced a restructuring of its sports team, with Dan Reed promoted to vice-president of global sports and media partnerships