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Coverage of the major deals surrounding sport media rights

The Guardian’s David Pemsel appointed as Premier League CEO

The Premier League has confirmed the CEO of Guardian Media Group (GMG), David Pemsel has been appointed to replace Richard Scudamore as the league’s...

Stats Perform deepens commitment to European football with BeIN

Stats Perform has strengthened its commitment to both French and Turkish football with the extension of its current partnership with host broadcaster, BeIN.  The deal will the broadcasting...

SiriusXM Canada strengthens sports offering with NHL partnership

SiriusXM Canada has extended its portfolio of sports rights, becoming the official Satellite Radio Partner of the NHL.  As part of the deal, the channel...

BARB reports PPV boxing takes a hit in the UK

Figures from the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (BARB) have revealed that UK viewership for boxing Pay Per Views have been below regular standards in...

ESPN launches to PS Vue Customers

Walt Disney Television and ESPN has entered into a new multi-year deal partnership to provide its full suite of sports, news and entertainment networks from...

Onefootball enriches OTT coverage with Sportradar

Football media platform, Onefootball has united with Sportradar to enhance the delivery of its OTT offering. The deal follows Onefootball's entry into the sports broadcasting sector,...

The unrivalled power of TV in sports broadcasting

How we consume our favourite sports has changed more in the last five years than it had in the previous 50. The power of...

ESPN elevates content with Facebook deal

ESPN is elevating social engagement in a new content partnership with Facebook. The agreement brings exclusive digital shows and content to Facebook Watch. At launch,...

EFL unites with Sporf for Carabao Cup campaign

Ahead of this week’s round three Carabao Cup ties, the EFL has united with Sporf to boost the tournament’s fan engagement and celebrate its...

Indian cricket finds new home for next season

The home fixtures of the Indian cricket team will be broadcast on multi-territory OTT platform, YuppTV. It follows the acquisition of the digital streaming rights for...