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Uefa’s national-team rights revenue in Japan is set to shrink in the 2018-19 to 2021-22 cycle, covering Euro 2020, with demand hit by next year’s Tokyo Olympics and last year’s collapse of the MP & Silva agency.

Uefa increased the value of its European Championship in Portugal by about 35 per cent last week after delaying the tender process proved successful thanks to the arrival of sports broadcaster Eleven in the country.

The beIN Media Group has so far been the main beneficiary of the DAZN Group’s decision to delay the launch of its OTT service in Southeast Asia.

Uefa, European football’s governing body, is thought to be close to a deal with telco PCCW for Euro 2020 rights in Hong Kong.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV last week agreed a sublicensing deal with the Suning conglomerate to acquire Uefa Champions League rights for the remainder of the current cycle, from 2018-19 to 2020-21
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For first time ever, the Uefa Women's Champions League Final will be aired live in the United States

Pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights in Portugal to all matches from the 2020 Uefa European Championship and will now seek to find a free-to-air partner for Portugal national team matches

Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin has announced that European football’s governing body will launch its own OTT platform later this year.

Fifa, along with a group of continental governing bodies and European leagues, has today (Tuesday) issued its latest statement hitting out at the activities of pirate channel beoutQ

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Pay-television operator StarTimes has acquired a host of European and African football properties in sub-Saharan Africa over the past two months, taking advantage of Kwesé TV’s continuing financial pr…

Media groups beIN and Saran are seeking to renegotiate their Uefa club competition media rights deals in Turkey, as the further depreciation of the Turkish lira against the euro, dollar and pound has inflated…

DAZN to pay about €3m per season for third-party Uefa national-team rights, 2018-19 to 2021-22 Deal will cover Germany, Austria and Switzerland; coverage also agreed with ORF and AZ Medien

Uefa has now completed its media-rights sales for its club competitions in Hungary after sealing new Europa League deals with pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport and media group AMC Networks

Uefa has finalised a host of media-rights deals for its national-team properties around the world as the start of its new cycle draws near.

Australian telco Optus will get another chance to stream a major international football tournament despite its troubled coverage of this year’s Fifa World Cup.

Uefa and LaLiga will see significant reductions in their media-rights income from the Indian subcontinent as Facebook and Sony Pictures Networks India capitalise on the region’s cooling football rights market

The value of Uefa Champions League and Europa League media rights in the Netherlands will decrease by about 27 per cent in the next cycle, TV Sports Markets understands.

Facebook and Esporte Interativo are set to strike a deal for Uefa Champions League rights in Brazil at a much-reduced price

Telekom Austria’s push for Champions League rights helped drive the value of Uefa club competitions in Bulgaria up by about 30 per cent from 2018-19.

Maltese telcos Go and Melita will progress with a long-discussed joint venture after two media-rights deals removed one of its biggest sticking points.

Sport TV’s attempt to use its dominant position in the Portuguese market to lower media-rights fees has backfired, paving the way for Eleven to become the latest in a long line of competitors.

Uefa’s decision to stick with its incumbent broadcast partners has delivered a modest increase in the value of its club competition rights in Latin America.

Uefa has earned a decent increase in the value of its club competition rights in Canada via a deal with Perform-owned streaming platform DAZN.

Digital media company Perform is close to agreeing a deal for Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights across five Southeast Asian markets, TV Sports Markets understands.