Multi-Sport

The International Paralympic Committee has begun preparing the ground for its sale of broadcast rights in Europe to Paris’ 2024 Paralympics and Beijing’s 2022 winter Paralympics by starting a continent-wide req…

CBS All Access, the streaming home of the Uefa Champions League and Europa League as well as the National Women's Soccer League in the United States, will be rebranded as Paramont+ in 2021

CBS All Access, the streaming home of the Uefa Champions League and Europa League as well as the National Women's Soccer League in the United States, will be rebranded as Paramont+ in 2021

ESPN’s aggressive march into sports betting-related content is continuing unbated as the American sports media giant has entered into separate multiyear link integration agreements with Caesars Entertainment a…

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has agreed a new five-year worldwide betting streaming rights deal with the Matchroom Sport agency

ESPN is expanding its sports betting footprint in the United States with the launch of new digital show Bet and a YouTube channel dedicated to sports betting content

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand made a saving of NZ$9m ($6m/€5.1

Barney Francis, the former managing director of the UK arm of Sky Sports, has been appointed to the advisory board of specialist sports marketing agency WePlay

International media rights agency and production group Mediapro has recruited Federico de Mojana from Eleven Sports, the Aser Ventures-owned subscription broadcaster, as head of development at Mediapro’s I…

Inside this issue: MULTI-SPORT: Covid-19 bursts China bubble amid changing political, economic winds FOOTBALL: AFC and FMA to renegotiate global rights contract

China’s sports media-rights market is in the throes of a major correction, with the OTT platforms that have driven growth in the last five years seeking to renegotiate a string of deals.

Inside this issue: FOOTBALL: Broadcaster power struggles help drive up the value of LaLiga in sub-Saharan Africa CRICKET: Sri Lanka Cricket finally sells rights, but income depends on shifting calendar

Inside this issue: MULTI-SPORT: Rights-holders face large fee cuts in Mena as Saudi-Qatar rancour grows BASKETBALL: NBA takes haircut in Philippines in Cignal, Smart deal after long stalemate

DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, is laying off around 50 staff at its operations in the US and Brazil in a bid for profitability in the two countries and in its latest…

Subscription sports streaming service DAZN has continued to extend its reach in Germany by agreeing a deal with Deutsche Telekom, making the OTT platform available on the telco’s MagentaTV platform.

Telco Orange has widened its sports offering for the 2020-21 season by signing a deal to offer LaLigaSportsTV, the linear channel and OTT service owned and operated by LaLiga, the governing body of Spanish …

US-based media company Discovery has agreed a deal to acquire the free-to-air television business of MediaWorks, which claims to be New Zealand’s largest independent commercial broadcaster.

Laurent Prud’homme, head of Eurosport France and previously senior vice-president of rights acquisitions and syndication at Eurosport, is leaving his position amid a raft of departures across Europe u…

French media group Vivendi has won an appeal in an Amsterdam court against Italy-based commercial broadcaster Mediaset’s MediaForEurope (MFE) project, which aims to unite its domestic and Spanish business i…

Emir Osmanbegovic, the sports media executive who previously headed up Eurosport’s international sports production activities, has returned to Discovery on a full-time consultancy basis in a role overseeing t…

Mediapro, the international agency and production group, has named experienced broadcast executive Alejandro Samanes as the head of Mediapro Peru

The creation of a joint OTT streaming venture by Polish pay-television broadcaster Cyfrowy Polsat and media group Discovery has been referred to the Polish competition authority by the European Commission

NBC Sports Regional Networks has unveiled a comprehensive redesign of its portfolio of mobile web and desktop sites, which is designed to significantly enhance the user experience.

The sports shutdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a 75-per-cent fall in second-quarter revenues at Wanda Sports Group, the owner of the Infront agency, among other interests in sport

Free-to-air commercial broadcaster Channel 4 has secured the UK rights to Paris’ 2024 Paralympics in a new agreement with the International Paralympic Committee.

Global betting company PointsBet has struck a five-year agreement with US media giant NBCUniversal, through which it will become the official sports betting partner of NBC Sports

SportsTribal TV, a free, ad-supported sports streaming service that will use Red Bee Media’s OTT platform, is to launch later this year.

Eir has removed its sports channels from the platforms of Virgin Media in an escalation of the dispute between the Irish telecoms operators

German media company Sportainment Medien, the parent company of German subscription broadcaster Sportdigital Fussball, has developed a ‘dynamic live atmosphere’ generator to enhance television broadcasts of …

Turner Sports parent WarnerMedia has resigned Shaquille O’Neal to a multi-year contract extension, keeping the popular broadcaster with the company’s stable of networks in a significantly expanded rol…

Discovery Networks Norway, an arm of the international broadcast group that owns Eurosport, has taken legal action over the move by the Norwegian state to ban the advertising of foreign betting companies…

Greek Super League side Panathinaikos has announced that it will broadcast home matches from the 2020-21 season on its own OTT streaming platform after rejecting an offer from pay-television broadcaster…

Nearly 60 per cent of sports fans in the UK would be willing to watch sport exclusively via online streaming platforms, according to a study conducted by cloud-based video production, editing and distribution…

DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company, is looking into ways of securing new investment of as much as $1bn (€845m).

Australian pay-television broadcaster Foxtel will save A$180m ($129m/€109m) over the next three years in reduced fees negotiated for its sports media-rights deals.

International outdoor broadcasting specialist NEP has agreed a takeover of the sports production subsidiary of pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has extended its Olympic Games content deal with social media platform Twitter