Uefa and Fifa benefitted from the aggressive entry into the African sports-rights market of New World Television, the Togo-based pay-television operator, to enjoy strong uplifts for club competition and World Cup rights, respectively.
The sales process has gone live in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg for media rights to the Fifa World Cup in 2026 and 2030
Fifa has gone to market in five Central Asia countries with media rights to the men's World Cup in 2026, as well as this year's Futsal World Cup taking place in the region
Fifa has launched the tender process in France for media rights to the men’s World Cup in 2026 and 2030.
Fifa and Uefa acted unlawfully when they threatened to ban clubs and players joining breakaway competitions like the European Super League (ESL), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled
Public-service broadcaster ORF secured exclusive rights in Austria to the 2026 Fifa World Cup after agreeing to pay a slight uplift in its media rights fee.
Broadcast rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the 2026 Fifa World Cup and the 2027 Fifa Women’s World Cup are now on the market after two concurrent tender processes were opened by football’s world governing bod…
ORF, the public-service broadcaster, has acquired exclusive rights in Austria to the 2026 Fifa World Cup in a deal agreed directly with football's governing body
Iris Sport Media, the boutique agency set up by Ioris Francini and his former IMG colleagues Floris Weisz and Luca Baldanza, has been appointed by state-controlled sports media entity Saudi Sports Company…
Fifa is live streaming CAF qualifying matches for the 2026 World Cup on its Fifa+ platform in most countries worldwide
Australian public-service broadcaster SBS renewed its rights to the Fifa Men’s World Cup after agreeing to pay a large uplift on the fee for the previous tournament.
Fifa+, the direct-to-consumer OTT platform of football’s global governing body, has secured non-exclusive global rights to Serie C, Italian football’s third dvision.
Fifa has today (Wednesday) launched the tender process in South Korea for media rights to the men's World Cup in 2026 and the Women's World Cup in 2027
Australian public-service broadcaster SBS has renewed its rights to the Fifa Men’s World Cup, securing an exclusive deal for all 104 matches of the 2026 edition.
Free-to-air media rights in sub-Saharan Africa to the Confederation of African Football’s new-look qualifying competition for the 2026 Fifa World Cup have been sold to Marketing & Media Solutions (MMS), a…
Talks were underway this week between CAF and beIN Media Group to find a resolution to their contract dispute, following the former’s decision to cancel its 12-year, $415m deal with the broadcaster.
Fifa+, the direct-to-consumer OTT platform of football’s global governing body, and international subscription streaming platforms Fanatiz and DAZN are among the media outlets to have picked up rights to…
Australia’s defeat to England in the Fifa Women’s World Cup semi-final drew the country’s largest viewership for any type of TV programme since the current measurement system began. C