Esports

The eSportsONE channel from Sport1, the German sports broadcaster, is now available in Ethiopia following a distribution agreement reached with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus

ES1, the French channel solely devoted to esports, has agreed a non-exclusive deal with the Ligue de Football Professionnel, the governing body for French football, to broadcast eLigue1
USA

ESPN will broadcast the inaugural Madden NFL 21 Bowl: Draft Edition, which is taking place on May 2 and 4, via its app and website.

Chinese streaming platform Huya has signed an exclusive five-year media rights deal with China’s League of Legends operator Tengjing Sports and will pay a total of CNY2.013bn ($311m/€256.7m)

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has extended and expanded a rights agreement with esports organisation Activision Blizzard to include coverage of several competitions on its eSports1 and eSportsONE channels

A peak concurrent streaming audience of 1.1 million watched the One Esports Dota 2 Singapore Major final earlier this month

The International Olympic Committee has this morning announced that it has partnered with five international sports federations, game publishers and DreamHack Sports Games to launch the first-ever, Olympic-licensed…

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has reached eight new international media rights deals for the 2021 season

Formula SimRacing, the motor racing esport, will broadcast live coverage of its 2021 season through sports video platform Recast. This will be Recast’s first venture into esports.

Streaming platform DAZN has acquired global rights to the inaugural edition of the WePlay Ultimate Fighting League (WUFL) esports competition

Sport1, the German sports broadcaster, has agreed a distribution deal for its new eSportsONE channel with telco Telenor in Norway and Sweden

The Elgiganten Ligaen, a Danish Counter-Strike: Global Offensive league, has secured its first media-rights deal in the country, with public-service broadcaster DR. The league’s organiser, Dust2.d

The Sportfive agency has teamed up with video game developer Riot Games and esports agency Freaks 4U Gaming on the commercialisation of the Valorant Champions Tour esports series

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has reached an agreement for subscription streaming service Amazon Prime Video to carry its eSports1 channel in Germany and Austria

TV2 Denmark, the government-owned subscription and free-to-air broadcaster, has retained exclusive rights to the 2021 season of esports’ Blast Premier series.

The Mediapro agency and production group is to handle the broadcast production of the third season of the eLiga Portugal, the esports league set up by the organising body of Portugal's Primeira Liga and…

International broadcaster Eleven Sports will show Pro League esports matches on its linear channels dedicated to the top-tier of Belgian league football, it said on Friday