Athletics

Boutique media-rights agency Sports Media Venture has been appointed as European media rights distributor for this month’s NN Mission Marathon, which serves as a one-off qualifying event for the Tokyo O…
USA

The Penn Relays, the oldest and largest track and field competition in the United States, has struck a five-year digital rights deal with streaming service FloSports through 2025.

Subscription streaming platform FloSports has agreed rights deals in North America and Australia to a host of leading cycling events, along with athletics and triathlon events

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired exclusive rights to the 2021 World Athletics Indoor Tour

The Infront agency has agreed an exclusive three-year deal to sell international media rights to the World Athletics Indoor Tour

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has agreed a rights deal for the 2021 edition of World Athletics’ Continental Tour series. Sky Italia will show all 11 Gold stages of the tour next year.
USA

NBC Sports has extended its domestic media-rights contract with World Athletics in a deal which will provide the US network exclusive multi-platform rights to elite World Athletics Series events through…

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines has announced pay-television broadcaster Cignal TV as its broadcast rights-holder until 2026

UK Athletics has warned that it may not be able to stage any Diamond League meetings next year unless it agrees a new domestic media-rights deal

L’Équipe, the free-to-air digital terrestrial channel owned by France’s Amaury Group, is to show coverage of next month’s French Athletics Championships after a contract with pay-television broadcaster RMC Sp…

European Athletics has become the latest sports organisation to delve into its archive to deliver content during the Covid-19 shutdown

Greek public broadcaster ERT’s determination to make athletics central to its sporting output drove the broadcaster to join the European Broadcasting Union’s pool for a host of European and World Championship events.

UK Athletics is set to be met with a fresh challenge, with public-service broadcaster the BBC reportedly only keen to extend its rights deal with the embattled organisation on significantly reduced terms

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has secured multi-platform rights to the 2020 Diamond League international athletics series

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has acquired the rights to a host of events held by Athletics South Africa until the end of the 2020 season

Seven Network, the Australian free-to-air commercial broadcaster, is to broadcast the 2019 IPC World Athletics Championships

Rosa María Mateo, the sole provisional administrator of RTVE, has revealed that the Spanish public-service broadcaster is seeking guarantees from the government to ensure it can broadcast next summer’s Ol…