Multi-Sport

Mexico’s Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) has approved a deal for telecoms, media and broadcast company Grupo Lauman to acquire the Mexican arm of pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports.

French telco Altice has acquired a 12.1-per-cent stake in UK counterpart BT, but has maintained this will not lead to a takeover offer
USA

NBC Sports has finalized plans for 7,000 hours of domestic media coverage from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, a new event record and what the network is touting as the "biggest media event ever

The European Olympic Committees has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public service broadcasters, to work towards…
USA

ESPN has rewarded one of its most critical and longest-tenured executives with a sizable promotion, elevating Burke Magnus to a new title and role of president of programming and original content

Eurovision Sport, the Geneva-based sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public service broadcasters, is working with Miami-based OTT streaming platform Streann Media on new content…

Pay-television broadcaster ESPN Nederlands will reduce the number of its channels to four from six from August 1
USA

A little more than month after finally becoming a public company, Endeavor Group Holdings Inc. reported net income of $2.4m (€1.9

Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro, telco Telekom Malaysia (TM) and state broadcaster RTM have acquired the broadcast rights to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a joint deal that is also understood to…

Sports streaming technology company Deltatre has added new fan engagement functionality to its Diva OTT video player

The European Broadcasting Union consortium has appointed Wouter Quartier as its head of digital, transformation and platforms, starting in August

The United States Trade Representative office, the government organisation responsible for advising US trade policy, has called on Saudi Arabia to improve its enforcement of IP protection as the Kingdom…

Indian sports content platform FanCode has received a $50m (€41m) investment from its parent company, sports media and technology firm, Dream Sports.

L’Équipe, the French media and publishing group, has launched an online video platform that raises its capacity to exploit its live sports rights portfolio.

Dutch public-service broadcaster NOS is thought to have kept its fee steady for rights to the Olympic Games in 2022 and 2024 in a deal with US media giant Discovery.

In announcing today (Thursday) the opening of an office in Dubai, SportBusiness Group is establishing a local presence in a constantly evolving region on the cusp of further expansion and that remains…

Boutique media-rights agency Sports Media Venture has been appointed global media-rights distributor for the inaugural European Para Championships in 2023, and also for the following edition in 2027