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Saran Media, the Turkish rights agency, has renewed its deal for the exclusive rights in Turkey to the 2019 and 2020 Fifa Club World Cup tournaments

Exclusive broadcast rights to the 2019 and 2020 editions of the Fifa Club World Cup have been acquired by beIN Media Group, the Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster, across the Middle East and North Africa

World football’s governing body Fifa has launched an invitation to tender process for the centralised broadcast rights to all matches in the second round of qualifying, as well as the third-round play-offs, o…

Frank Dunne and Callum McCarthy take a look at the implications of the dispute between the Confederation of African Football and its global sales agency Lagardère Sports.

Fifa has appointed CAA Eleven’s Jean-Christophe Petit as its new director of media rights, following Josh Smith’s recent move to become global head of media sales at the Premier League.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has taken advantage of the stronger advertising opportunities offered by the winter scheduling of the 2022 World Cup in its rights sale to the Telesport marketing agency in Russia.

The 2022 Fifa World Cup will receive widespread free-to-air and pay-TV coverage in Russia after the 2Sport2 consortium picked up the rights

Satellite operator Arabsat has branded comments made by a group of major rights-holders as “irresponsible” and “disgraceful” about its alleged role in the Saudi Arabian pirate channel beoutQ dispute. Ara

At stake is the future funding of elite sport through the sale of media rights.

The success of Fifa’s centralisation of media rights to World Cup qualifiers involving African nations depends almost entirely on two deals: one covering the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) and a pan-regional deal for sub-Saharan Africa. About 95 per cent of the value of the rights is generated by these two markets, but both are highly problematic.

World football’s governing body Fifa has announced that it will live stream several of the first round of Confederation of African Football qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup as part of a “landmark” initi…

The inaugural edition of esports competition the Fortnite World Cup drew strong audiences in the US amongst older and female demographics, according to newly-released figures

Fifa has said that – if Caf hands over centralised rights to World Cup qualifiers – it can double the revenue African football’s governing body currently earns from the property. F

World football’s governing body Fifa is “seeking the cooperation” of regional satellite provider Arabsat to prevent further unauthorised broadcasts of its Women’s World Cup competition by Saudi-based pirate …

The Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, a body of public and commercial broadcasters, has backtracked on its announcement last weekend that it has concluded an agreement with Fifa for free-to-air rights…

World football’s governing body Fifa has extended its digital reach in China by launching official accounts on Douyin and Toutiao.

South African pay-television operator Multichoice is facing the biggest challenge in its 26-year history in the form of a two-pronged regulatory attack on its dominant position in the country’s sports-rights market.