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The documents show that multi-platform broadcaster DAZN was due cash and rights fee relief from IMG in return for its 50-per-cent stake in the special purpose joint venture.

Telco BT will pay a slightly lower fee in its three-year renewal of MotoGP rights in the UK and Ireland as it will share live coverage of two Grands Prix – including the UK race – with a free-to-air broadcaster.

The IMG agency is claiming up to $11.5m (€9.8m) in a legal case between itself and DAZN over the OTT subscription broadcaster’s terminated deal for Serie A broadcast rights in Brazil.

SNTV, the sports video news agency that is a joint venture between IMG and the Associated Press, has secured a deal with SailGP to distribute its race highlights, pre- and post-race reaction and other…

The IMG agency has acquired international media rights to the top tier of men’s volleyball in Italy, the Lega Pallavolo Serie A, for a four-season period between 2020-21 and 2023-24.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has agreed a new deal with the National Hockey League for rights across the Baltic region for five seasons, from 2021-22 to 2025-26

The National Hockey League boosted the value of its rights in Germany and Austria in its latest sales round. But it only agreed one-season deals with its primary pay-television broadcasters after bidders failed to meet its longer-term valuation.

The IMG agency’s decision to sublicense to US media giant Discovery in near entirety its renewed Giro d’Italia international rights was a pragmatic move on the part of both parties to avoid a potentially damaging bidding war, industry experts have told SportBusiness Media.

Melissa Payne, formerly vice-president and head of technical services at the IMG agency, has taken up a role as chief executive officer, media for sailing’s Ocean Globe Race and Golden Globe Race.

The sales processes for in-flight and in-ship broadcast rights to Uefa’s club competitions from 2021-22 to 2023-24 have been initiated.

Discovery, the international broadcaster that owns Eurosport, has secured an exclusive, international rights deal for the Giro d’Italia cycling race from 2021 to 2025.

The 2021 SheBelieves Cup has gained record international broadcast distribution, including 27 countries outside of the United States.

Euroleague Basketball has secured a small uplift in the value of its broadcast rights in Germany while also avoiding a Covid rebate in its renewal with Deutsche Telecom, as the telco continues to extend its basketball dominance.

US stock car racing series Nascar has secured record international broadcast reach for the 2021 season, with its content available in nearly 200 countries and territories in over 25 languages

The IMG agency has emerged victorious in the International Cricket Council’s recent tender process for the production and distribution of live streams, along with commercial rights, to more than 500 I…

John Cooper has been promoted to a general counsel role at Endeavor’s experiences, rights and events businesses, including oversight of legal practices at the media and events arms of the IMG agency.

The ATP has secured a strong fee increase in its latest renewal with Greek pay-television broadcaster Cosmote.