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.
Cricket’s Indian Premier League is poised to return to an exclusive broadcast rights agreement in the UK, after pay-TV rivals BT Sport and Sky were handed a deadline to submit their bids for a three-year c…
Barney Francis, the long-serving sports executive at Sky, is to leave the UK pay-television broadcaster
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