Football

Fiji-based pay-television broadcaster Sky Pacific has acquired English Premier League rights in Fiji and across the Pacific Islands in a new three-season deal, from 2019-20 to 2021-22

Greek commercial broadcaster Open TV has acquired rights to the semi-finals and final of this seasons Copa del Rey, Spanish football’s top club cup competition.

Web portal Rambler has acquired English Premier League rights in Russia, moving the country’s sports broadcast market further into the digital realm.

Qatar’s beIN Media Group has announced that the final of this year’s Asian Cup national team football tournament will be shown on its free-to-air channel.

MLS expansion side FC Cincinnati have signed a two-year local broadcast deal with Sinclair Broadcasting Group's WSTR Star 64

The Mediapro agency faces a challenge to refinance its investment in the media rights in Spain to the 2022 Fifa World Cup

Fox Sports Asia’s new two-and-a-half-season deal with IMG for Serie A rights in Singapore and Malaysia, is understood to be worth about $7m (€6.1m) for both territories combined, equating to about $2.3m

Indian OTT platform Hungama Play has struck an agreement with digital media company Veqta to show coverage of football’s Coppa Italia.

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has announced its coverage of football’s Italian Serie A and Dutch Eredivisie in the UK and Ireland will cease at the end of February.

The IMG agency has initiated a damages claim against the Italian football league, Lega Serie A, for €50m ($57m).