Tencent (China)

Online streaming platform Tencent agreed a late deal for non-exclusive live digital Wimbledon rights in China for less than the price paid by LeSports before its deal was terminated.

Two recent deals with the National Basketball Association have fulfilled different needs for Eleven Sports Network in Singapore and Taiwan.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has recouped CNY200m (€27.3m/$30m) of its outlay on the Rio Olympics in digital rights deals this week.

Chinese internet company Tencent has acquired rights for the upcoming Rio 2016 summer Olympic Games in a sublicensing deal with state broadcaster CCTV.

LeSports has become the first Chinese internet operator to secure English Premier League rights in the upcoming 2016-17 season.

Chinese internet company Tencent has agreed a six-season deal for digital rights to North America’s National Hockey League.

The International Basketball Federation’s (Fiba) deal with Chinese digital company Tencent is thought to be its largest ever on a per-annum basis.

ESPN’s partnership with Chinese internet company Tencent last month is the latest stage in the broadcaster’s evolution into a global digital player

China’s booming digital sports rights market has helped the Premier League, LaLiga and Uefa’s Champions League earn impressive returns in recent months from a historically difficult market.

Chinese internet company Tencent has acquired rights to the German Bundesliga top-tier club football competition, according to the Yutang Sports news service.

The value of Premier League internet rights increased hugely in deals in China, but the value of digital clips in the UK remained flat in this week’s deal with Sky.

Chinese internet operators Sina and Tencent have secured digital broadcast rights to the English Premier League for the 2015-16 season.

The National Basketball Association’s exclusive digital rights deal with Chinese internet operator Tencent, agreed late last month, looks to be a landmark one for the country’s media-rights market.