DAZN renewed its exclusive LaLiga rights in Portugal for five years, following two previous three-year deals, in the face of competition from rival Sport TV. 

In the second of a three-part series looking at challenges for rights-holders in the current market, we look at the German Bundesliga’s strategies to ‘tame the bear’.

In the first of a three-part series looking at the challenges for rights-holders in a bear market, we ask if sport should do the unthinkable in search of value: take content off social media platforms.

Uefa secured an excellent uplift for rights to Euro 2024 and Euro 2028 in the UK, capitalising on record audiences and the promise of a UK-hosted tournament in 2028. 

BeIN Sports renewed its exclusive Wimbledon rights in France for a further five years after agreeing to pay a slight uplift.

The future viability of the European Leagues centralised international media rights project is up for debate, after SportBusiness Media revealed two of the biggest participants were jumping out of the pool after just one cycle.

SportBusiness Media takes a deep dive into the numbers driving the commercial success of the US Open, which concludes on Sunday.

SportBusiness Media takes a deep dive into the numbers driving the commercial success of Wimbledon, which starts on Monday.

SportBusiness Media takes a deep dive into the numbers driving Uefa club competitions' commercial success.

The dream of a unified, centralised Brasileirão will have to wait until 2030 at the earliest as years of public pettiness between clubs, meetings about meetings and arguments over small amounts of money have resulted in another resounding victory for Brazil’s biggest media group, Globo.

Pitch International and Relevent Sports Group outbid their agency rivals to land English Football League international rights from 2024-25 to 2027-28, with their respective strengths in two particular regions – Mena and the US – key to the final result.

England’s Football Association is understood to have secured an important uplift for domestic FA Cup rights in its new deal with Warner Bros. Discovery, but has sacrificed exposure for income at a time when finances are more important than ever to the governing body.

Eclat Media Group outbid its rivals in South Korea to ensure it will hold Uefa club competition rights for a fifth consecutive cycle.

Setanta Sports will pay an increase for its renewal of exclusive rights to the Bundesliga across Eurasia, though as part of the deal it has acquired short-term rights in the Baltics.

Zeus Sports Marketing and 1190 Sports have agreed deals with 10 top-tier Brazilian clubs for the upcoming season, but the rights of Brazil’s biggest clubs remain unsold with the first round of Brasileirão fixtures beginning on Saturday, April 13.

On-demand and short video rights in China to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games have been secured by Kuaishou, a highly significant deal given the increasing importance of licensing sports media rights specifically…

The Ecuadorian Pro League has said it is focused on securing a new domestic broadcaster when Serie A gets back under way in August, as a war of words escalates with its former media rights partner GolTV

German fans tuned in in their millions to watch the hosts thrash Scotland in the Euro 2024 curtain-raiser, which drew a 10-year audience high in the UK for a tournament-opener

Infront will act as Fifa’s ‘media rights sales advisor’ in selected Asian markets, after world football’s governing body took back World Cup media rights in the region from the agency two years ago. In
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IndyCar's new domestic media rights deal with Fox will ensure the open-wheel racing series remains on free-to-air television in the US, with every race set to air on Fox's national network

Liberty Global has taken a controlling stake in Formula E, after acquiring shares in the electric motor racing series held by media company Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD)
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NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service is to show every game from the inaugural season of USL Super League, the United States' new women's competition, while TelevisaUnivision has picked up Spanish-language…

French football's LFP Media has announced its first direct deal with a broadcaster for its next international rights cycle, a three-year agreement with DAZN across Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

SportBusiness Media this week talked to LaLiga’s executive director, Óscar Mayo Pardo, about why Ocho Sport Advisors was chosen to form a joint venture to transform LaLiga’s global media rights strategy, and how it will work.

The head of sports at Malaysia's Astro tells SportBusiness Media about the pay-television broadcaster's evolving business

Adam Kelly, co-president of IMG Media & Events, speaks to SportBusiness Media about the past, present and future of the company.