The Premier League’s 20 clubs are unconcerned about the small drop in the value of their domestic live rights in the next cycle, following deals this month with BT and Amazon that brought the protracted sales process to a close.
The RDA agency will look to extract more value from Australia and New Zealand and strike deals in the Pacific Islands for the first time, after taking over international rights to the Super League.
Sky has sealed a rights deal with Matchroom Boxing that will allow the UK pay-television broadcaster to show the promoter’s US fight nights.
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has extended its rights deal with golf’s Ladies European Tour.
After successive 70-per-cent rises in the last two cycles there were only two sets of circumstances in which the Premier League was likely to secure another increase in the value of its domestic live rights.
Rival UK pay-television operators BT and Sky have sealed a landmark multi-year deal to make channels available on each other’s platforms.
The Rugby Football Union is keen to maintain a balance in offering coverage of the England national rugby union team via free-to-air and pay-television platforms, according to chief executive Steve Brown.