WSL continues international revenue growth with expanded DAZN deal
DAZN has taken a further stop towards its aim of establishing itself the global home of women’s football with a deal to show the FA Women’s Super League and Women’s FA Cup in Spain, Italy, Japan and other territories from 2022-23 to 2023-24.
DAZN branch into golf props up tournament values in Japan
DAZN’s branch into golf follows two significant developments for the service this year: its first ever consumer price increase and its loss of English Premier League rights.
Stan bolsters rugby offering with new Six Nations deal
Australian subscription streaming platform Stan Sport’s deal for the Six Nations has rounded out its offering of rugby union to its subscribers.
Pitch ticks over EFL international rights deal for two more seasons
The agency is currently in the market seeking new broadcast deals ahead of the 2022-23 season, several of which are expected to be two-season extensions to existing agreements.
FA and Pitch agree four-year FA Cup international rights renewal
The Football Association has agreed to extend Pitch International's FA Cup media rights deal in Western Europe, the Middle East and North Africa on the same financial terms, SportBusiness Media understands.
EXCLUSIVE: FA and Pitch agree four-year FA Cup international rights renewal
The Pitch International agency has reached an agreement with the Football Association to retain FA Cup broadcast rights in Western Europe and the Middle East and North Africa for an additional four seasons,…
Pitch to sell wider Northern Hemisphere rugby package after retaining Six Nations
Pitch International will continue to sell the Six Nations’ international media rights in a new deal that allows the agency to take a wider Northern Hemisphere rugby package to the market for the first t…
Premiership Rugby outlines Pitch-aided international distribution, including Stan Sport deal
Stan Sport, the streaming service of Australian media group Nine Entertainment, has acquired rights to the English Premiership rugby union club competition
EFL’s international RFP asks bidders to weigh up rights sales versus d2c streaming
The English Football League has issued its Request for Proposals for international broadcast rights from the 2022-23 season onwards
Nent lands Copa América rights, deals agreed in Cuba, Hong Kong
Media company the Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent Group) has secured exclusive media rights to broadcast the 2021 and 2024 editions of the Copa América in multiple countries through its Viaplay subscription …
FuboTV pays strong fee for US rights to South American World Cup Qualifiers
Digital pay-television platform FuboTV is looking to diversify its business in the latter half of 2021, acquiring exclusive digital streaming and betting rights in the US to South American qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
Globo close to deal for bulk package of South American World Cup qualifiers
Brazilian media group Globo is close to agreeing a deal for rights to the bulk package of South American Fifa World Cup qualifiers it does not already hold, SportBusiness Media understands.
BT shores up cricket content ahead of crucial Cricket Australia tender
UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has taken advantage of Sky’s reduced appetite for international cricket board rights, securing deals with Cricket West Indies and New Zealand Cricket by committing to pay for each board’s entire available inventory.
Conmebol World Cup qualifier distributors face losses after disastrous US process
Potential US buyers baulked at the asking price for media rights to Conmebol’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers, exposing several members of the seven-strong selling consortium to significant losses on their investments.
Amazon makes move in India with NZ Cricket rights acquisition
Amazon has acquired the exclusive media rights in India for international cricket matches played in New Zealand in a deal covering the Southern Hemisphere summer cricket seasons from 2020-21 to 2025-26
Le Grew named chief revenue officer in Pitch International reshuffle
UK-based sports marketing agency Pitch International has unveiled a reshuffle of its media and advisory leadership team, including the promotion of Guy Le Grew to the newly-created position of chief revenue…
WSL lands Canadian exposure in two-year Sportsnet deal
Canadian pay-television broadcaster Sportsnet began broadcasting matches from the FA Women’s Super League on Saturday as part of an exclusive rights agreement negotiated shortly before the start of the 2…