Premier League rights retained by MTG’s NENT Group until 2022

Premier League rights retained by MTG’s NENT Group until 2022

Media company to show English soccer’s top flight in Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

14 June 2018

DAZN launches in Italy with exclusive Serie A domestic rights

DAZN launches in Italy with exclusive Serie A domestic rights

Sky picks up majority of Italian soccer coverage as OTT broadcaster steps into new market.

14 June 2018

Comcast makes hostile US$65 billion offer for Fox

Comcast makes hostile US$65 billion offer for Fox

US pay-TV giant’s cash bid could spark bidding war with Disney.

14 June 2018

NENT Group keeps Nordic Formula One coverage until 2021

NENT Group keeps Nordic Formula One coverage until 2021

Media firm retains rights to motorsport series in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.

13 June 2018

Egypt demands Fifa give state TV World Cup rights

Egypt demands Fifa give state TV World Cup rights

Country claims soccer’s global governing body has infringed competition law.

12 June 2018

DDMC and Fortis pay US$4 billion for AFC rights

DDMC and Fortis pay US$4 billion for AFC rights

Companies agree eight-year broadcast and commercial deal.

11 June 2018

World Cup prompts TSN and RDS to launch OTT services

World Cup prompts TSN and RDS to launch OTT services

Canadian broadcasters’ new streaming services to show every game from Russia.

11 June 2018

BT chief executive Gavin Patterson to step down

BT chief executive Gavin Patterson to step down

50-year-old confirms departure after five years leading British telecoms giant.

08 June 2018

ITV extends French Open rights deal until 2021

ITV extends French Open rights deal until 2021

British free-to-air broadcaster will continue to show Grand Slam tennis tournament.

07 June 2018

Report: Milwaukee Bucks ink US$200m Fox Sports deal

Report: Milwaukee Bucks ink US$200m Fox Sports deal

NBA franchise agree seven-year extension of local broadcast partnership.

07 June 2018

Amazon snaps up Premier League rights package in landmark deal

Amazon snaps up Premier League rights package in landmark deal

English soccer’s top flight also agrees new formula for distribution of international rights revenue.

07 June 2018

‘Big five’ European soccer leagues boast record revenues for 2016/17

‘Big five’ European soccer leagues boast record revenues for 2016/17

European soccer is worth €25.5 billion, according to Deloitte analysis.

07 June 2018

Uefa announces major increase in prize money for Champions League

Uefa announces major increase in prize money for Champions League

Elite clubs set to benefit from new Uefa revenue system.

06 June 2018

LFC TV broadcasting Brazil’s World Cup warm-up games

LFC TV broadcasting Brazil’s World Cup warm-up games

Liverpool FC’s in-house channel gets exclusive UK rights to international friendlies.

05 June 2018

Liverpool owner John Henry demands larger share of overseas TV revenue

Liverpool owner John Henry demands larger share of overseas TV revenue

Premier League also tipped to sell a remaining domestic package to new online player.

05 June 2018

Discovery shells out US$2bn for PGA Tour international rights

Discovery shells out US$2bn for PGA Tour international rights

US media giant to develop ‘Netflix-style video service’ to show men’s golf tournaments.

04 June 2018