Multi-Sport

Indonesian media group MNC has acquired rights to the next two editions of multi-sport event the Southeast Asian Games

The Olympic Channel, the International Olympic Committee’s OTT platform, has said it will soon provide a new language offering in Hindi and has now grown its social media community to more than nine m…

The Olympic Channel, the International Olympic Committee's OTT platform, will provide more than 17 hours of coverage from the 2019 African Games, the multi-sport event underway in Rabat, Morocco

Discussions on a joint-venture between Chinese conglomerate Alibaba's streaming platform Youku Sports and Suning's own streaming platform PPTV have broken down, according to media reports

Chinese telcos ZTE and China Mobile have joined forces for the country’s 2nd National Youth Games to deliver what they claim is China’s first 5G sporting event.

The Walt Disney Company has announced details of a $12.99 (€11.61) bundle that will provide access to the Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu streaming services.

Madrid-headquartered International Sports Broadcasting (ISB) has been announced as the host broadcaster for the 2021 edition of the World Games multi-sport event, which will be staged in the US city of…

The Mediapro agency, international rights manager for the 2019 Pan American Games, has agreed a deal with YouTube for the online video platform to broadcast the ongoing multi-sport event in Lima, Peru

LaLigaSportsTV, the OTT platform of Spanish football’s LaLiga, has acquired rights to this year’s Pan American Games multi-sport event, which officially gets underway on Friday in Lima, Peru.

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South Korean pay-television broadcaster JTBC’s recent acquisition of Olympics Games rights has jolted the country’s sluggish sports media rights market and delivered an unexpectedly strong fee increase for the International Olympic Committee.

As TikTok has grown into one of the world's most popular social-media apps during the past year, the short-form video-sharing platform has become an important tool for sports rights-holders to expand and engage their fanbases. 

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New Zealand pay-television broadcaster Sky has confirmed that it will launch a new streaming application in August to coincide with a revamp of its sports channel portfolio

Commercial broadcaster TV5 and pay-television provider Cignal TV have acquired host broadcast rights in the Philippines for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven plans to launch another six channels across its 7plus digital service for its coverage of the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic Games

U.S mass-media conglomerate NBCUniversal is expecting to bring in more than $1

The International Paralympic Committee have added a further five sports to the roster that will be broadcast live from the Tokyo 2020 summer Paralympic Games, bringing the total number to 19 sports, encompassing…

India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has listed DD Sports as one of 26 channels of public-service broadcaster Doordarshan that pay-television operators are obligated to carry.

Football’s Fifa Women’s World Cup and the Paralympic Games are reportedly set to be added to the ‘crown jewels’ legislation governing sporting events reserved for broadcast on free-to-air television in the …

OTT streaming platform DAZN has agreed a carriage deal in four markets with US media company Discovery for its international sports broadcaster Eurosport, along with an exclusive sublicensing agreement…

The Olympic Channel, an OTT platform operated by the International Olympic Committee, has reached agreements with six more international governing bodies to collaborate on live event coverage

Brazilian broadcaster Rede Bandeirantes (Band) has agreed a sublicensing deal with OTT streaming service DAZN for rights to Ligue 1, the top division of French club football, while it will reportedly also…

France’s Canal Plus Group confirmed on Tuesday plans to cut around 20 per cent of its workforce in its home country as it adjusts to growing competition in the pay-television market.

Telecommunications firm Econet Media has placed its Kwesé TV pay-television arm into administration.

Spectators at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will not be allowed to post videos of events on their social media accounts, in an effort by organisers to protect broadcast rights-holders

LeSports Beijing's business licence has been revoked since May 20, and according to reports, the next step in Chinese law is liquidation