Optus is thought to have faced competition from only one other bidder for the Premier League rights: US-based media group ViacomCBS.
ViacomCBS streaming service Paramount+ is expanding its global sports reach by securing exclusive Premier League rights in Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
The English Premier League last week launched a media rights tender in Australia for its upcoming rights cycle, 2022-23 to 2024-25, with first-round bids due by November 15
Viacom18’s deal 2022 Fifa World Cup rights is the strongest signal yet of its intention to launch a sports-centric channel in the Indian subcontinent.
ViacomCBS children's channel Nickelodeon is significantly expanding its National Football League coverage by broadcasting the half-hour weekly primetime highlights program NFL Slimetime from September…
An outbreak of ‘streaming wars’ in Australia has injected life into a sports media rights market that this time last year looked threatened by a sharp decline.
Kids-themed production to return during Wild Card weekend in January
Rising sports broadcaster Viacom 18 has secured rights in India for French Ligue 1 football
ViacomCBS will provide Italian-language commentary for its Serie A games on streaming service Paramount+ when its new United States rights deal kicks off this weekend
Australia’s burgeoning sports streaming market benefitted another domestic rights-holder last month as Football Australia scored a major deal with media group Ten.
Uefa benefits from rising competition between streaming platforms in Australia, securing an increase in the value of its club competition rights.
ViacomCBS, the owner of Australian broadcaster Network Ten, has appointed Nick Bower from the Football Marketing Asia agency as sport sales director
Professional Bull Riders, the Endeavor-owned international bull riding circuit, is to launch its RidePass OTT streaming offering as a free-to-view, ad-supported channel on Pluto TV, the streaming service…
CBS Sports has secured the English-language rights in the United States to mixed martial arts promotion Combate Global as part of a multiyear agreement
ViacomCBS-owned Australian broadcaster Network Ten has struck a deal with Football Australia to broadcast all national team matches outside of World Cups until 2024
HBA Media, the horse racing media rights agency, has agreed a string of new deals for this year’s edition of the prestigious UK meeting at Royal Ascot.
A-League rights fees fall but the rights-holder is considered to have a strong new home on Ten and Paramount+.