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The value of the English Premier League’s short-form content has rallied a little since the last sales cycle but still remains well down on its peak value over a decade ago.

The Peruvian football federation (FPF) has decided not to follow through with its public threat to strip Gol TV of the international rights to Peru’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers, after the broadcaster finally made an overd…

Icelandic telco Síminn surprised the market by securing English Premier League rights from 2019-20, replacing the dominant player, media group 365.

Streaming platform DAZN’s impending launch in Spain helped the English Premier League to another great result for its media rights in the country. DAZN will pay about €23m ($27.2m)

Greek pay-television broadcaster Cosmote has seen off stiff competition from rival Nova to renew its English Premier League rights in Greece

English Premier League rights in Cyprus will increase in value following a direct renewal with telco Cyta. The new three-season deal with Cyta, from 2019-20 to 2021-22, will be worth just under €1.5

A decision on who will broadcast the Copa Sudamericana in Brazil and Latin America is understood to be close, but FC Diez Media won’t be making it.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV last week agreed a sublicensing deal with the Suning conglomerate to acquire Uefa Champions League rights for the remainder of the current cycle, from 2018-19 to 2020-21

The value of Uefa club competition rights in Ukraine has decreased drastically after Media Group Ukraine and telco Volia jointly acquired rights to both the Champions League and the Europa League

• League has brought in consultants Alvarez & Marsal to advise on OTT platform • New distribution strategy will be in place for the next rights cycle, from 2022-23 season • B

The complex nature of the World Cup qualifier rights market in South America is unlikely to become more straightforward over the coming months, but one thing is now all but certain: the international r…

Conmebol’s appointment of Dentsu Sports as the Copa América 2019 tournament’s exclusive commercial sales agent is a product of existing relationships and a desperate need for a quick fix.

England’s Premier League secured a modest increase in the value of its rights in Italy in this week’s deal with incumbent rights-holder Sky Italia.

Sky Deutschland to pay about €22m per season for Premier League rights, 2019-2022 This is about 70 per cent more than the €13m per season DAZN pays from 2016-2019 T

Having a larger package of content to sell has helped Uefa earn a slight increase in the overall value of its national-team rights in Bulgaria, with third-party rights proving particularly popular.