Streaming service U-Next is close to finalising a deal for exclusive media rights to the Premier League and FA Cup in Japan, SportBusiness understands

Broadcast deals in Australia, Japan and South Korea have been secured for golf’s TGL as the high-profile indoor league prepares to make its long-awaited debut at the start of 2025.

Japanese streaming company U-Next has further bolstered its mixed martial arts portfolio by agreeing a multi-year rights deal with US promotion the Professional Fighters League (PFL).

Streaming platforms DAZN and U-Next agreed to pay a marginal increase to secure co-exclusive rights in Japan to LaLiga in five-year deals.

LaLiga is set to be shown by streaming services only in Japan from next season, after securing a new rights agreement with U-Next and a renewal with DAZN

New media rights agreements have been agreed in Japan for PGA Tour golf following the shutdown yesterday of GolfTV, the Warner Bros