Football

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has initiated legal proceedings in a complaint over the ‘unequal’ treatment it feels is being meted out by agency and production group Mediapro in carriage tal…

The German Football League (DFL) is providing its international rights-holding broadcasters with IP-based live streaming through its tie-up with Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing subsidiary of Amazon

A new YouGov survey has found a 64-per-cent decrease in Malaysian consumers accessing pirated websites over the past 12 months

Carsten Schmidt, the former chief executive of German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland, has been named as the chief executive of German Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin

Online sports platform FanCode has acquired exclusive rights in India to German football’s Bundesliga.

Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro has added rights to Portugal’s Primeira Liga to its sports output in a deal signed ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season this weekend.

Subscription TV network Sky Mexico has agreed a two-year deal to become the home of the Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga in Mexico and Central America ahead of the 2020-21 season

Sport1 has extended a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland that will allow the German commercial broadcaster to offer free highlights of the 2

Team Marketing, the Luzern-based agency that markets the broadcast, sponsorship and licensing rights to Uefa club competitions, is looking to recruit a senior commercial lead to sit within the media partnership…

Dutch telco Ziggo has secured another fee reduction in its latest renewal of Spanish LaLiga rights amid a lack of competition in the market.

International media group Discovery has continued its sublicensing agreement with DAZN into 2020-21 at the same fee after the former’s attempt to terminate its Bundesliga rights deal was thwarted by the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS).

The Portuguese arm of pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports has only slightly raised its per-season outlay on Spanish LaLiga rights, for the 2021-24 cycle, with the property looking to have hit a ceiling in the territory.

After a five-month delay and a few matches shaved off the top, this season’s Uefa Champions League and Europa League have finally come to a close. The one-legged format used from the quarterfinals produced one of the most exciting tournaments in recent memory, prompting Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin to ponder whether Uefa could learn a thing or two for future seasons.

The English Premier League has agreed a deal with Chinese digital platform Tencent for the media rights to the competition in the country for the remainder of the 2020-21 season

Belgium’s Pro League is working with media rights-holder Eleven Sports, the subscription broadcaster, and the Mediapro agency to secure longer contracts with broadcasters in Europe, while a new 1:30pm (…

Data and technology company Stats Perform has agreed a multi-year deal with Dutch AI-based visualisation company Beyond Sports for the usage of its positional tracking data of football’s English Premier L…

Yu Hang, a director at the Football Marketing Asia agency, is leaving the business in the coming months, SportBusiness understands

The regional administrative court of Lazio (Tar) has upheld the €7m ($8.3

OneFootball, the Germany-based digital platform, has teamed up with the Sportfive agency to broadcast Bundesliga matches free of charge via its app in Brazil

Uefa, football’s European governing body, has today (Tuesday) launched a combined tender process for the provision of technical delivery services for broadcast sponsorship during coverage of its club a…

The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has claimed that an AFC Champions League broadcast deal in the country has been terminated by the Asian Football Confederation due to “international s…

German pay-television broadcaster Sportdigital Fussball has extended its rights to the Primeira Liga, the top division of Portuguese football, for a further three seasons

English League Cup matches played in September will be shown live in the UK either through incumbent domestic broadcast rights-holder Sky Sports or streaming services

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has announced the formation of a new platform that will exploit the pay-television rights of its club competitions in Brazil for the next three seasons

Bundesliga International, the league’s international commercial rights arm, has signed off on new broadcast deals in Singapore, South Korea and Thailand ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season on Friday.

Uefa, football’s European governing body, has today (Monday) started the sales process for centralised broadcast rights to the Uefa Women’s Champions League from 2021-22 to 2024-25.

Chinese streaming platform China Sports, also known as Zhibo.tv, has acquired exclusive rights to China League One, the country's second-tier football division, for the 2020 season. SportsMoney

Bandeirantes, the Brazilian media group with free-to-air and pay-TV channels, has acquired the pay-television rights to the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana, according to local media reports, and…

LaLiga, the governing body of Spain’s highest two domestic football divisions, has agreed a long-term rights renewal with the Disney Group in Brazil.

The VoetbalTV OTT platform, which showed amateur football matches in the Netherlands, has gone bankrupt after it was found to have breached data protection legislation, according to local media

Subscription broadcaster Sportdigital Fussball has struck a rights deal in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for selected national team and club competitions organised by the Asian Football Confederation…

Brazilian commercial free-to-air broadcaster SBT has acquired the free-to-air rights to South American clubs tournament the Copa Libertadores that were recently given up by media group Globo

German pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland and OneFootball have renewed a distribution agreement that allows the Berlin-based digital platform to offer Sky’s live German football coverage to its u…

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has said the top division of English club football wants to make the “best decision rather than the quickest decision” when securing a new Chinese broadcast rig…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Band is moving closer to agreeing a deal for free-to-air rights to the German Bundesliga, SportBusiness understands.

Football-focused media company Dugout has entered the over-the-top streaming market for the first time after agreeing a deal with the Fanatiz streaming platform

Danish government-owned broadcaster TV2 has picked up a clean sweep of all rights available in the country from the latest Uefa European Qualifiers, Nations League and European Championship invitation…