Media

The discovery+ subscription OTT streaming platform is set to launch in Germany and Austria this summer as part of an expanded agreement between pay-television broadcaster Sky and media company Discovery

The German Football Federation (DFB) has signed a quartet of four-season media rights deals in Europe for its DFB-Pokal club cup competition, while also signing shorter-term deals in an array of other…

The International Cricket Council is to broadcast the upcoming Pakistan Super League in selected international markets on its ICC.tv streaming platform

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has secured a deal with the Pakistan Cricket Board for rights to the Pakistan Super League and home matches of the Pakistan national team, until April 2023

The Chilean Football Federation (ANFP) has reached an agreement for a consortium formed by Mediapro and 1190 Sports to manage the media rights for matches involving the Chilean national team

Subscription broadcaster beIN Sports France has claimed a major win in the fight against piracy after obtaining the first court decision requesting the blocking of fraudulent websites

Pan-regional Asia-Pacific sports broadcaster SPOTV has agreed distribution deals in Indonesia with media group MNC and telco Telkom Indonesia
USA

Dramatic quartet of postseason games deliver historic audience totals

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven has unveiled plans for more than 1,600 hours of live coverage of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics across its television channels and streaming service

Russian internet group Yandex has extended its media rights agreement with the National Hockey League through the 2023-24 season
USA

Competing US broadcast networks join together to boost fan interest in league

The creators of the Rojadirecta platform will stand trial with regard to piracy allegations from LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, and the Mediapro agency

Stats Perform, the sports data and technology company, has added to its Brazilian football portfolio with a deal for exclusive international betting streaming and data rights to the Campeonato Paulista…

World Athletics has announced that its Indoor Tour Gold series will enjoy record broadcast coverage for its 2022 season, with 22 deals having been put in place by the Infront agency

The Campeonato Carioca has secured further exposure ahead of the start of its 2022 edition tomorrow (Wednesday), with matches from the Brazilian state club football competition to be live streamed via…

The National Rugby League and its commercial rights-holder, the Australian Rugby League Commission, will achieve a satisfactory return for the league’s global media rights from 2023 to 2027.
USA

The Professional Fighters League has unveiled an extended and expanded multiyear domestic rights deal with ESPN