Minor Sports

French media company Groupe AB has acquired rights to the Drone Racing League, with the competition set to host its first event in France in June.


Professional Bull Riders has launched a new OTT digital streaming service that will offer content from the US series, along with wider western sports action.

Indian pay-television broadcaster DSport has acquired rights to the Poker Sports League, granting the sport television exposure in the country for the first time.

Punjabi broadcaster PTC has acquired rights to the third season of the World Kabaddi League.

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports and German sports broadcaster Sport1 have acquired rights to the Drone Champions League (DCL).


The CBS Sports division of US network CBS has agreed a two-year rights deal with mass participation event organiser CrossFit.

The International Orienteering Federation has said its 2017 World Orienteering Championships will receive live coverage in host nation Estonia, as well as the sport’s key markets of Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Switzerland, as the event continues to increase its broadcast reach.

Tough Mudder has expanded its rights deal with the CBS Sports division of US network CBS in an agreement that grants further exposure to the active lifestyle and endurance events company’s events.

Swiss public-service broadcaster SRG has stepped up its commitment to floorball in the country by agreeing a new rights deal with the Swiss Unihockey body.

Active lifestyle and endurance events company Tough Mudder has continued its expansion drive by agreeing a content partnership with ESPN Media Distribution, the rights agency division of the global sports broadcaster, along with breaking into the New Zealand market for the first time.