Multi-sport

Organisers of the 2022 European Championships have revealed that 44 broadcasters on the continent have committed to covering next year’s edition of the multi-sport event in Munich, Germany.

Communications company APO Group has signed a multi-year agreement with the SABC to provide South Africa’s public-service broadcaster with a range of editorial sports content from across Africa.

Diplomatic processes put in place in 2021 to heal the rift between Saudi Arabia and Qatar have brought an end to the four-and-half-year dispute, sparking hope that the region’s sports broadcasting market will soon revert to normality.

The Sportfive agency has been awarded global media and sponsorship rights to the next two editions of the African Games multi-sport event

Coverage of Beijing’s 2022 winter Olympics in India and across the Indian subcontinent looks set to be split across broadcasters’ linear and digital platforms, along with the International Olympic Com…

Polish public-service broadcaster TVP has sublicensed rights to the upcoming Winter Olympics 2020 in Beijing from Discovery

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven Network has acquired exclusive media rights to the XXII Commonwealth Games, which will take place in Birmingham next year from July 28 to August 8

Panam Sports, the body that represents 41 National Olympic Committees in the Americas, has announced that it will provide freely accessible global television distribution of its forthcoming inaugural Junior…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has exceeded expectations by posting a profit of NZ$47.5m (€28.1m/$33.1m) for the 2021 financial year.

The number of subscribers internationally to pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus increased to 22.13 million for the first half of 2021, with 8.91 million of these in mainland France

Sky, the Comcast-owned European pay-television broadcaster, has reported a 28-per-cent increase in second quarter-revenues to $5.22bn (€4.3

As media giants jostle for position in an increasingly competitive European market, Frank Dunne explores the state of the pay-television industry in 2021.

Indian broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks has announced a flurry of senior management changes, which sees chief revenue officer for distribution and sports Rajesh Kaul’s role expanded into international s…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has appointed long-serving Vodafone executive, Andrea Duilio, as its new chief executive

H.I.G. Capital, the international private equity and asset management firm, has become the sole owner of the Sportfive agency, acquiring the 24.9-per-cent stake it did not already own

Fledgling UK-based direct-to-consumer video platform Recast is close to striking deals with subscription broadcasters to help them monetise not only short highlights, but also live content

Dutch telco Ziggo has acquired broadcast rights to French football’s Ligue 1 and extended rights to various other sports properties in a response to the market entry by the media company Nordic Entertainment (…