DAZN Group

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

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.

The European Handball Federation unified both its club and national team competitions in the Balkans into one new deal with Arena Sports, leading to a sharp rise in the value of its rights in the region.

DAZN has sublicensed its rights to Spanish football’s LaLiga in Vietnam to local pay-television broadcaster SCTV from 2019-20 to 2022-23, substantially cutting its losses on the property after postponing plans to launch an OTT service in Southeast Asia. 

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.

Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired exclusive rights in Spain to Euroleague Basketball club competitions

Live and on-demand sport streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in a host of markets to this weekend’s undisputed cruiserweight boxing clash between champion Oleksandr Usyk and former world champion Tony Bell…

Streaming platform DAZN is preparing to launch its OTT service in Brazil and Latin America in the coming weeks and is close to securing rights to Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1 in both regions, mul…

DAZN is closing in on a long-term deal with Golden Boy Promotions in the US that would see at least two of Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez's fights shown exclusively on the platform. Th

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, the Bundeskartellamt, is to investigate a sublicensing agreement between pay-television broadcaster Sky and digital media company DAZN Group for rights to the Uefa Champions L…

Digital media company Perform has announced it will rebrand as DAZN Group, and split its operations into two separate entities: DAZN and Perform Content.
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Anthony Joshua’s latest defence of his WBA, IBF and WBO titles on September 22 will air exclusively in Canada on Perform-owned streaming platform DAZN.

Oli Slipper, co-founder of digital media company Perform, has been appointed executive chairman of the Pitch International agency

DAZN, the live and on-demand streaming service owned by digital sports media specialist Perform, has bolstered its combat sports content by agreeing a multi-year rights deal with US mixed martial arts promotion Bellator.

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has acquired exclusive rights in Canada for football’s Uefa Champions League and Europa League.