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Dugout expands US reach with beIN Sports North America partnership

Digital media firm Dugout has expanded its global network by partnering with beIN Sports North America to bring a variety of football content to...

Premier League agrees Chinese broadcast partnership with Tencent Sports

Following the termination of its £564m deal with PPTV, the Premier League has announced it has signed an agreement with Tencent Sports for rights...

LiveScore: Additional rights and on demand content part of streaming service...

At the end of May, amidst a global health pandemic in which sporting competitions were being postponed or cancelled, LiveScore announced that it had...

Dugout strikes OTT partnership with Fanatiz

Football specific service Dugout has announced an over-the-top (OTT) partnership with Fanatiz that will see the club-owned media company provide live, archive and behind-the-scenes...

Premier League strikes broadcaster agreement to air every September fixture

The Premier League has announced that all of its September fixtures will be broadcast in the UK with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime...

YouTube TV seals carriage agreement for NFL Network and NFL RedZone

Youtube TV has struck a new carriage agreement with the NFL that will see subscribers of the Google-owned American streaming service have access to...

BT Sport acquires rights to broadcast sim-racing competition V10 R-League

BT Sport has acquired the rights to broadcast the new V10 R-League, a sim-racing esports competition created by Gfinity and Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management...

Premier League terminates Chinese media-rights partnerships

The Premier League has announced the termination of its £564m media-rights agreement with Chinese broadcasters with immediate effect. The Chinese TV deal was well documented...

Paris 2024 Paralympic Games names Channel 4 as TV rights holder

Channel 4 has been awarded UK television rights to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games following an agreement with the International Paralympic Committee. Since replacing the...

Premier League seeks to air behind-closed-door games with 3pm blackout suspended

With Premier League matches still to be played behind-closed-doors, the FA has confirmed that the traditional Saturday 3pm TV blackout will not be imposed...