Rogers SportsNet (Canada)
The premier men’s and women’s tennis tours struck new media rights deals in Canada last month, both earning decent rights-fee increases.
The resurrected World Cup of Hockey will join the National Hockey League on pay-television broadcaster Rogers Sportsnet in Canada following a deal agreed late last month.
The breadth and depth of coverage the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games will achieve in Canada is seen by the International Olympic Committee as an acceptable trade-off for a minimal increase in media-rights income.
Canadian pay-television broadcaster Rogers Communications’ acquisition of the English-language regional rights to Montreal Canadiens games this month was driven by its desire to offer the full complement of Canadiens games in English on mobile and online platforms.
Formula One has earned a significant increase in its rights value in Canada thanks to intense competition between pay-television broadcasters.
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Tour de France commits early to EBU despite interest from agencies and pay-TV companies