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Media-rights deals for the 36th America’s Cup sailing tournament prioritised supporting the competition’s key revenue vertical of sponsorship and building its fanbase for future iterations.

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Organisers of the America’s Cup have signed a number of new rights contracts for the 36th edition of the sailing event, with the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella body of free-to-air broadcasters, a…

Swiss pay-television broadcaster MySports had signed new media rights deals for second-tier European Handball League club competition, the EHF European League, and sailing’s America’s Cup.

Sportall, a new OTT streaming platform for mobile users, has launched in France with an initial offering of more than 20 sports

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…


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US network NBC this week agreed a deal to show the 2017 America’s Cup, holding off strong interest in the rights from other US broadcasters. Oracle Team USA is the holder of the Cup.

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FOOTBALL Football: Fifa, football’s global governing body, agreed deals in Spain for the 2014 World Cup with commercial broadcaster Mediaset and the Mediapro agency.

FOOTBALL Football: The CAA Eleven agency agreed two deals in the UK for qualifiers for Uefa Euro 2016 and the 2018 Fifa World Cup

FOOTBALL Football: Dutch public-service broadcaster NOS acquired exclusive rights for Uefa Euro 2016

FOOTBALL Football: Chilean commercial broadcaster Megavisión acquired domestic and international rights for Chile national team matches, in the four years from 2015 to 2018.

NBC deal 'critical' for revamped America's Cup, says Worth

FOOTBALL Football:Brazilian media group Globo acquired the exclusive rights to the Fifa World Cup finals of 2018 and 2022 in a deal with football’s world governing body.

Pan American Games: Brazilian commercial broadcaster Record acquired rights for the 2019 Pan American Games in a deal said to be worth more than the $30m (€21.6

Motorsport: The Disney-owned ABC network extended its rights deal for the Indy Car Series with rights-holders the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Car Series for a further six years, from 2013 to 2018

Ice Hockey: Internet operator acquired live rights for the Kontinental Hockey League, streaming its first match on September 15

Rugby League: Pan-regional broadcaster Setanta Asia acquired rights for the Australian National Rugby League’s Premiership and State of Origin competitions in a two-year deal, covering 2011 and 2012, w…

Athletics: The Shanghai Media Group acquired the rights in China for the World Athletic Series in a four-year deal from 2010 to 2013