UK pay-television broadcaster Sky’s extension of its rights deal for The Open is an attempt to shore up its dominant position in golf in the UK and Ireland against the threat of GolfTV, the dedicated channel run by the Discovery-PGA Tour joint venture, SportBusiness Media understands.
Match-choice restrictions placed by Spain’s LaLiga on the free-to-air package in its UK and Ireland rights tenders for the 2019-22 cycle may limit interest from broadcasters, according to industry experts spoken to by SportBusiness Media.
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky’s head of sports-rights acquisitions, Richard Verow, has left the company. He decided to leave to pursue another opportunity, Sky told SportBusiness Media on Tuesday.
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky Sports has announced details of a new weekly basketball show to support its coverage of the NBA during the 2019-20 season
Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired exclusive, multi-year rights in the UK and Ireland to US-based Keeneland horseracing and sale events
UK pay-TV broadcaster Sky today began its live coverage in earnest from women’s golf’s Solheim Cup, offering up a production output that matches the levels provided at the men’s 2018 Ryder Cup. S