Football

Red Bee Media, the Ericsson-owned media services company, has been chosen by Polish football’s Ekstraklasa to develop its OTT streaming platform.

Greek broadcasters have been handed a first-round bid deadline of April 27 by which to submit their offers for a suite of Uefa men’s national team rights across the 2022-28 period.

The beIN Media Group-owned Digiturk appears highly unlikely to retain broadcast rights in Turkey to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League from 2021-22 to 2023-24 after deciding against submitting…

LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, has claimed a first by announcing tomorrow’s (Wednesday’s) Basque derby between Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao will be …
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Italy’s Serie A will enjoy a significant increase in the value of its US media rights for the second cycle in a row after securing a deal with ViacomCBS from 2021-22.
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US media group Univision has acquired exclusive Spanish-language rights to the 2021 Copa América, paying less than its rival Telemundo did for the 2019 edition of South America’s top-tier national football tournament.

The documents show that multi-platform broadcaster DAZN was due cash and rights fee relief from IMG in return for its 50-per-cent stake in the special purpose joint venture.

Saudi Arabian state-owned media company Saudi Sports Company has acquired media rights for Asian Football Confederation competitions in the 2021-24 cycle

The Infront agency has acquired the international media rights for Italian football's Serie A in most markets around the world for the next three seasons, from 2021-22 to 2023-24, after receiving the unanimous…

DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, will make money on its investment in domestic Serie A rights, according to co-chief executive James Rushton, who claims that Italy…

ServusTV, the commercial free-to-air broadcaster in German-speaking countries, has made arguably its most high-profile rights acquisition to date in Austria in an exclusive deal for Uefa European Championship…

Commercial broadcaster ITV is close to agreeing a deal for the UK rights to England women’s football matches from next season, SportBusiness understands.

Sportitalia, the Italian multi-sport broadcaster, has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to the top-tier football league in Argentina up until and including the 2024 season

Polish commercial and pay-television broadcaster Polsat has renewed its agreement for rights to football’s Uefa Champions League from 2021-22 to 2023-24.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has opened invitations to tender in Poland for the media rights to the 2023 Women’s World Cup and the 2026 edition of the men’s tournament. T

Fifa is the latest rights-holder to benefit from fierce competition in the Nordics as it sealed huge increases for both the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup and the men’s World Cup in 2026.

Telco Optus has acquired exclusive media rights in Australia to the 2021 and 2024 editions of the Copa América national team football tournament.