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UK sports rights experts say the English Premier League will delay its domestic media rights auction until April or May with a view to having deals in place prior to Euro 2020, which begins on June 11.

Sunday's English Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United averaged 4.5 million viewers and peaked at 4

The British & Irish Lions touring side maintained the value of its media rights in the UK and Ireland in a deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky for next year’s tour of South Africa.

Premiership Rugby, operator of the top division of English rugby union, is entering the final season of its domestic rights deal with BT with no clear plan for the forthcoming cycle after rejecting a robust renewal offer, industry sources told SportBusiness Media.

UK pay-television broadcasters Sky Sports and BT Sport have said they will resume charging subscribers this month, as live sport begins to return to their schedules

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said it will investigate claims that its incoming chair, Ian Watmore, left his previous role with the English Football League (EFL) after allegations of misconduct

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has said it will allow residential and commercial customers to freeze their subscriptions amid the dearth of live sport on its schedules due to Covid-19

Disney’s decision to refocus Star India’s Hotstar OTT platform on its domestic market paved the way for the return of Indian Premier League cricket rights in the UK to pay-television broadcaster Sky.

Sky achieved its long-held ambition of exclusive live coverage of the US Masters in the UK because its co-incumbent, the BBC, decided live golf is no longer a strategic priority.

Uefa, European football’s governing body, could be on the verge of a sharp downturn in Champions League media-rights revenues for the 2021-24 cycle, with specific factors in the key UK and France markets exacerbating a broader price correction already anticipated for similar high-profile properties.

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4’s recent Formula One sublicensing renewal with pay-television broadcaster Sky extends their relationship for another three years, until the end of 2022, with the deal value unchanged, SportBusiness Media understands.

UK parliamentarians are reportedly to review the possibility of making the Cricket World Cup free-to-air in the country following the England team’s victory in this year’s competition.

Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport took advantage of Sky’s long-running concerns over wrestling body WWE’s OTT service to grab WWE rights in the UK and Ireland from its rival at a steep discount, SportBusiness Media understands.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky is reportedly considering showing the final of the ongoing 2019 Cricket World Cup on its basic-tier entertainment channel Sky One rather than making it available free-to-air…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky is considering making the 2019 Cricket World Cup final available free-to-air in the UK

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired exclusive rights in the UK to the upcoming semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Series

The FA has opened the market for FA Cup domestic rights to new competition with the inclusion of a ‘non-linear package’ – expected to attract interest from internet giant Amazon – in the tender for the 2021-22 to 2024-25 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.