DAZN Group

Len Blavatnik, the Ukraine-born billionaire who owns DAZN, is looking for investors to help shore up the sports streaming service's finances during the Covid-19 downturn, according to the Financial Times

One of DAZN’s most senior executives in Southeast Asia, senior vice-president Alex Peebles, is departing the business later this year. The move comes as DAZN is finally set to launch in the region.

DAZN, the global sports subscription service, has begun to inform sports rights-holders that it will not make its next rights fee payments for any content that has yet to be delivered, SportBusiness understands

The German Football League (DFL) is in ongoing discussions with its domestic broadcast rights-holders as it seeks to reach a consensus with pay-television broadcaster Sky over the final instalment of this…

The Bundesliga’s domestic broadcast rights invitation to tender process is to carry on despite the spread of the coronavirus pandemic across Germany and elsewhere in Europe.

International sports streaming service DAZN has renewed an agreement for MotoGP rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Following the announcement that DAZN will launch a boxing-focussed global platform in May, Joseph Markowski, executive vice-president North America, told delegates here at Sportel Miami that the move will…

International sports streaming service DAZN has announced that its new global service, which will initially be focused on boxing, will launch in over 200 countries in time for Saul 'Canelo' Álvarez’s su…

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has secured rights to French football’s Coupe de France in a deal running until the end of the 2021-22 tournament.

The German Football League (DFL) has renegotiated deals with six of its seven domestic media-rights holders, which will secure payments – and thus cashflow for German clubs – in the next month. Discovery is the only broadcaster yet to reach an agreement.

Speaking at the FANXP conference in Barcelona in February, leading executives from disruptive companies came together to speak about ‘the fan of the future’, and how DAZN, Eleven and Twitter are pushing the boundaries and meeting fan demand.

The rescheduling of European Handball Federation Champions League matches to midweek is proving a sticking point in Infront’s efforts to negotiate a new rights round in France, SportBusiness Media understands. 

In October, DAZN executive chairman John Skipper described the UK as “a logical DAZN market”, pinpointing three potential avenues of entry: rights to the English Premier League, boxing, and tennis. But experts and insiders surveyed by SportBusiness say DAZN should treat the UK market with caution.

Canadian pay-television broadcaster TSN has strengthened its tennis portfolio with the addition of rights to the WTA Tour and season-ending WTA Finals

DAZN Media, the advertising division of sports media company DAZN Group, has launched a new football package that will give a brand partner the chance to reach over 40 markets through its OTT, digital,…

The Football Association of Thailand yesterday re-elected Somyot Poompanmuang as its president and said its global media rights for the 2021-28 period had been awarded, although did not reveal the winners

DAZN Group has reiterated its intention to ensure transparency in its joint 10-year European Handball Federation rights agreement with the Infront agency given the digital sports media company is also…

Subscription OTT sports platform DAZN has appointed Julian Skeels as vice-president of product acquisition, retention and payments

Anthony Joshua’s reclaiming of his world heavyweight boxing belts was DAZN’s most-streamed event internationally in 2019, with the subscription OTT sports platform reporting that its consumption levels nea…

Fiba Media, the joint venture between sports media company DAZN Group and Fiba, basketball’s international federation, has a new managing director with Andrew Ryan leaving his role at the International O…

International sports streaming service DAZN is seeking to raise at least $500m (€450m) from investors in order to support its expansion efforts and pursuit of new broadcast rights.

Digital sports media company DAZN Group has named Stewart Walker as its executive vice-president of global rights partnerships

Pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport has acquired European Handball Federation club and national team events across the Balkan region in a new four-year deal

OTT sports streaming service DAZN has unveiled a new virtual production facility that it claims will allow it to localise its content and distribute it across multiple regions much more quickly

OTT streaming platform DAZN has appointed Paul Sexton-Chadwick as senior vice-president of commercial propositions, a role in which he will help to drive its strategy and execution for commercial premises…

OTT streaming platform DAZN has agreed a carriage deal in four markets with US media company Discovery for its international sports broadcaster Eurosport, along with an exclusive sublicensing agreement…

International OTT broadcaster DAZN said on Monday it has picked up live rights in all territories it operates to the WBC heavyweight boxing title eliminator between Dillian Whyte and Oscar Rivas

OTT streaming service DAZN has secured rights to the 2019 World Cup of Pool across a number of markets

US-based sports, data and technology company STATS is to merge with Perform in a deal which could help fund the global expansion of the DAZN OTT sports platform

The DAZN Group is reportedly close to agreeing a sale for its Perform Content division to Vista Equity Partners, which could help fund the global expansion of the company’s OTT sports platform.

OTT service DAZN has alleviated business uncertainty connected to Brexit by securing a licence from the German broadcasting regulator

OTT streaming service DAZN will carry advertising and sponsorship placements on its platform as part of an expansion of the remit of the DAZN Group’s media division, the company said today (Wednesday).

Digital sports media company DAZN Group has announced that it will open a new office in the English city of Leeds later this month

Online sports streaming service DAZN has reportedly made moves to address the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union by submitting an application for a broadcasting licence t…

DAZN reportedly racked up almost 200 million video views across social media platforms in 2018

Streaming service DAZN has appointed Ben King as senior vice-president, global distribution and business development in a move it hopes will continue to drive its global expansion

DAZN confirmed its launch in Brazil this morning (Thursday), along with its acquisitions of rights in the country to the Copa Sudamericana, Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1.