Motorsport

South Korean media company Eclat Media Group’s new pan-Asia-Pacific sports media platform will step into the gap left by Fox Sports Asia with a more ‘localised’ and digitally-focused service.

The final races of the NTT IndyCar Series will receive additional exposure in Mexico thanks to a deal struck with the Multimedios-owned Canal 6 network

The IMG agency has recruited Hugo Lavell, head of media and distribution at electric car racing series Formula E, to the newly-created position of senior account director, football at IMG Media

Foxtel’s deals for exclusive rights to MotoGP and the Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series demonstrate its eagerness to be seen as the home of motorsport in Australia.

The MotoGP motorcycling championship claimed a world-first at the weekend’s British Grand Prix by showcasing a stand-alone private 5G network for sports broadcasting.

Pay-television broadcaster Ziggo Sport has agreed a three-year deal to become the new home of the MotoGP motorcycling championship in the Netherlands

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has retained its grip on rights to Formula 1 motor racing in France until 2024

Greek pay-television broadcaster Cosmote has signed a one-year extension to its World Rally Championship rights deal as the motorsport series prepares to stage its first event in the country in eight years

Sports rights formerly held by Fox Sports Asia, which is shutting down next month, have attracted bids from several companies interested in taking over the Disney-owned pay-television platform's position…
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ESPN is eager to extend its United States media rights deal with Formula 1 beyond the 2022 season, according to John Suchenski, the network's director of programming and acquisitions

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has extended its rights deals for the MotoGP and Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series
USA

The inaugural Music City Grand Prix has proven an immediate success for the NTT IndyCar Series and NBC Sports, with the Nashville road race drawing an average 1.2 million viewers on cable network NBCSN

Spain’s competition watchdog, the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), has ordered Telefónica to alter the terms of its agreement with OTT subscription broadcaster DAZN so that it …

KNR, the national broadcaster in Greenland, is to air the Arctic X Prix, a stage of electric off-road motorsport series Extreme E that will be held in the autonomous territory

Discovery’s five-year-renewal for media rights to the FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has seen a slight fee uplift despite challenging pandemic-related economic conditions.

Pay-per-view and subscription-based sports streaming service Fanseat has bolstered its speedway rights portfolio through a wide-ranging deal with the French Motorcycling Federation (FFM)

WRC Promoter, the commercial rights-holder of the FIA World Rally Championship, has extended its agreement for exclusive live media rights in the UK with pay-television broadcaster BT Sport for three years,…