CVC ‘ends talks’ over Matchroom Sport investment
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has reportedly ended talks with Matchroom Sport over the acquisition of a stake in the sports event promotions firm
Sport1 audience peaks at 2.4m for dramatic World Darts Championship final
Sport1, the German free-to-air sports channel, attracted a peak audience of 2.36 million viewers for live coverage of last night’s dramatic PDC World Darts Championship final between England’s Michael Smith and Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands.
Viaplay strengthens darts association with PDC European Tour deal
Subscription streaming broadcaster Viaplay Group has furthered its ties to the Professional Darts Corporation by agreeing a five-year deal that makes its eponymous service the exclusive home of the PDC…
DAZN and Sport1 retain PDC darts rights in DACH region
DAZN, the OTT subscription broadcaster, has agreed a five-year contract extension with the Professional Darts Corporation to provide coverage of its events in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Nent takes darts rights from RTL in the Netherlands
The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive rights to Professional Darts Corporation events in the Netherlands, securing a five-year deal to solidify its new sports offering in the country
PDC and Nent’s inaugural Nordic Darts Masters cancelled
The Professional Darts Corporation’s 2020 Nordic Darts Masters event, which is being run in conjunction with Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group, has been cancelled.
Stats Perform adds darts and esports to Watch&Bet streaming
Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has secured additional content for the Watch&Bet streaming service that it offers to bookmakers worldwide
Nent signs on for PDC Home Tour
The Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) has acquired media rights in the Nordic region to the Professional Darts Corporation’s new Home Tour and is showing action on its Viaplay streaming service.
PDC Home Tour deal agreed with AMC in Czech Republic and Slovakia
Media group AMC Networks has acquired rights in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Home Tour series
Hearn offers live sport with streaming of new PDC Home Tour
The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) has revealed details of its new PDC Home Tour series, which will invite players to compete against one another from their respective homes in the absence of regular-season…
DAZN adds North American rights to UK Open darts coverage
Streaming platform DAZN has acquired exclusive rights in North America to this year’s edition of the UK Open darts event.
Eleven lands PDC Premier League Darts in Belgium and Luxembourg
Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has added another event organised by the Professional Darts Corporation to its portfolio in Belgium and Luxembourg, sealing a deal for the 2019 Unibet Premier League
Eurosport signs up BDO rights in three markets
Sports broadcaster Eurosport has struck a multi-territory, three-year deal for rights to British Darts Organisation rights, from 2019 to 2021
DAZN lands Pro14 rights, Italian launch line-up revealed
DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has secured rights in Italy to the Pro14 cross-border rugby union league as it unveiled its full line-up for its launch in the country
PDC extends streaming rights, data partnership with Sportradar
The Professional Darts Corporation has extended its wide-ranging partnership with sports and betting-related service provider Sportradar.
BBC America grants US platform for darts showpieces
The BBC America division of the UK public-service broadcaster has acquired rights to the World Championship and Premier League darts tournaments.
Sky extends PDC rights deal
UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has sealed a new seven-year rights deal with the Professional Darts Corporation.