Football

Host Broadcast Services has sought to diversify its portfolio by adding the 2024 Copa América to the list of top-tier football events it is the host broadcaster for.

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky and public broadcaster the BBC have finalised their short-term domestic rights extension for the Women's Super League, covering the 2024-25 season only

TV 2 Group managing director and editor in chief Olav Sandnes said in a press release the media group had faced “strong competition” and that Champions League rights “are not sold on the cheap”.

LiveMode has been renewed as Fifa’s exclusive media rights sales agent in Brazil for the men’s World Cup, providing the agency with a far more attractive package of rights for the 2026 tournament than it sold in 2022.

GolTV's troubles in Ecuador continue to mount as five LigaPro clubs revealed they have not been paid by the pay-television broadcaster for the last six months.

A broadcast rights deal between Brazil's biggest football clubs and Globo is reported to contain clauses that limit the amount the broadcaster can pay for the rights of other clubs - a stipulation that would preserve the financial status quo in Brazilian football.

Setanta Sports will pay an increase for its renewal of exclusive rights to the Bundesliga across Eurasia, though as part of the deal it has acquired short-term rights in the Baltics.

Zeus Sports Marketing and 1190 Sports are halfway to securing international betting and media rights to the Brazilian Série A in 2024, having agreed deals with 10 top-tier clubs for the upcoming season.

Zeus Sports Marketing and 1190 Sports have agreed deals with 10 top-tier Brazilian clubs for the upcoming season, but the rights of Brazil’s biggest clubs remain unsold with the first round of Brasileirão fixtures beginning on Saturday, April 13.

Domestic broadcast coverage of England’s Women’s Super League is set to remain on pay-television broadcaster Sky and public broadcaster the BBC in one-season extensions.

Thailand has never qualified for the men’s World Cup and the NBTC reportedly now sees the tournament as being fair game for pay-television broadcasters.

The five-season deal unveiled in February between the Chinese Super League and telco China Mobile has almost doubled the media-rights income of the league.

Fifa has launched invitations to tender for UK media rights to the 2026 and 2030 World Cups, with significantly more matches set to be broadcast as the tournament expands to 48 teams.

Pay-television giant Sky is to remain as a Premier League rights-holder in its major European markets until at least 2028, after striking a new deal in Italy.

The organiser of the A-Leagues has avoided a television blackout by striking an eleventh hour production deal with NEP after incumbent Global Advance entered administration.

After a period of stability and reflection under new management, the streaming and media platform is setting the record straight on what it is now and, more importantly, what it will never be again

Amazon has made its first move into the sports media rights space in the Nordics, striking a deal with Viaplay Group for a package of English Premier League matches

OneFootball, the streaming and media platform, and Yahoo Sports, the global sports news website, have teamed up to create a one-stop content shop for football fans in North America.