Football

Current and former members of the Canada Soccer board have been hit with a C$40m ($29.6m/€27.4m) lawsuit over approving the 2018 award of a long-term media and sponsorship rights contract to Canada Soccer Business.

UPL TV, the streaming project of the bulk of Ukrainian Premier League clubs, is to go live today (Friday), with global distribution secured
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Major League Soccer has appointed the Deltatre-owned Sportec Solutions as its video assistant referee (VAR) technology provider as the league's 29th season gets underway.

Plans for private equity investment into the German Football League (DFL) have been abandoned for the second time in nine months, with seemingly no end in sight to the fan opposition that has disrupted…

New World TV has announced its acquisition of Uefa club competition French-language broadcast rights in sub-Saharan Africa from 2024-25 to 2026-27 while incumbent Canal Plus Afrique has secured a package…

The Swiss Football League has appointed the LaSource consultancy to help develop its so-called ‘Digital Vision 2027’ as it aims to become the “most attractive and innovative sports competition in Switz…

Infront is to exclusively sell Serie A broadcast rights in 36 territories across the Asia-Pacific region in a three-season agreement that includes a prolongation option

Mediapro’s football streaming service OneSoccer looks set to continue offering live coverage of the Canadian Premier League (CPL) during the 2024 season after conciliatory talks were held with Canadian S…

England’s FA Cup is returning to pay television after the Football Association awarded a range of rights to TNT Sports from 2025-26 to 2028-29 with a “selected” number of matches to remain on free-to-air television.

Pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports has renewed its exclusive rights to the German Bundesliga across Eurasia and acquired rights in the Baltics previously held by Viaplay

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) is to weigh up domestic rights bids to the country’s Süper Lig from pay-television operator beIN Sports and Saran Media, SportBusiness understands.

DR, the public-service broadcaster in Denmark, has struck a four-year deal with the Danish Football Association (DBU) covering rights to the qualifiers for the Uefa Women's Euro 2025 and the 2027 Fifa…

CVC Capital Partners is the last remaining private equity firm in the running to become the strategic partner of the German Football League (DFL) in a new media company after Blackstone dropped its bid…

The English Football League is entering into detailed talks with incumbent Pitch International and the US-based Relevent Sports Group as it nears its award of international broadcast rights, SportBusiness…

Ireland’s Virgin Media Television has been awarded rights to 166 live Uefa Champions League matches each season across the new cycle running from 2024-25 to 2026-27.

The German Football League (DFL) is coming under increasing pressure to hold another vote into its decision to take on private investment and potentially drop the plan altogether following another weekend…

Matches from Poland’s Ekstraklasa are returning to free-to-air television in the country after TVP finally settled the details of a sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus.

Premier League broadcast rights have been retained in German-speaking countries by Sky Deutschland until the end of the 2027-28 season