Football

Chinese streaming platform Bilibili has acquired the exclusive digital media rights in China for the English FA Cup in a three-season deal, 2021-22 to 2023-24

The Asean Football Federation has renewed an agreement with sports betting and data services company Sportradar for the Suzuki Cup national team tournament, which gets underway on Sunday

Four sports marketing agencies are among the leading bidders in the ongoing Uefa club competitions request for proposals following presentations given recently, SportBusiness understands

Italian football club AC Milan has launched an official channel on Chinese social video platform Kuaishou as part of plans to reinforce its presence in the country

The English Premier League has seen its value in the Baltics soar amid Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group’s dynamic entrance into the market and heated competition with local rival TV3 Group.

LaLiga and its international sales agent, Mediapro, took advantage of a red-hot market in Mexico and Central America to double its media rights income from the region, securing a new eight-season deal with Sky.

Uefa and the European Clubs Association’s hopes of receiving a minimum guarantee for rights to Uefa club competitions look to have been dashed after bidders failed to find a cost-effective method of delivering one.

Though Italy’s Serie A was hamstrung by the country’s invasive regulators and by a broader bear market around the world, its own decisions have contributed to a dramatic shortfall in media rights revenue.

BeIN Media Group has secured a monstrous increase for Ligue 1 rights in the Balkans for the next three seasons in one of the most lucrative deals for the league in Europe.

Public-service broadcaster YLE had recouped almost half its fee by sublicensing some rights to next year’s Fifa World Cup to commercial broadcaster MTV3.

United Media has paid a strong increase to take LaLiga rights in Greece from rival pay-television broadcaster Cosmote, acquiring the rights from agency Kosmos.

The value of Uefa Champions League rights in Poland has remained at a high level as Polsat has paid a modest increase to secure Uefa Champions League rights in the country for the next three seasons.

Agency MBS Sport has acquired broadcast rights in Nigeria to French football’s Ligue 1, in a deal that runs to the end of the 2023-24 season.

FA Cup broadcast rights in Brazil have been secured by Disney in a long-term agreement, it has been reported

French football authorities have called for a greater share of the solidarity payments to French clubs who do not compete in Uefa club competitions during the 2021-24 cycle

Discovery Italia, an arm of the international broadcaster, has secured exclusive Africa Cup of Nations media rights in an agreement announced this afternoon

UK-based sports production company Whisper has strengthened its association with Uefa by agreeing a multi-year deal with European football’s governing body.