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NBC extends run of betting themed broadcasts

NBC Sports has extended its alternative sports betting themed coverage of the Philadelphia 76ers, with a 10-game slate during the 2019-20 season. The latest span...

DAZN lands Wilder and Ortiz rematch rights in Spain and Germany

OTT platform DAZN has landed the rights in Austria, Switzerland, Spain and Germany for this weekend’s heavyweight title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz,...

Sky Sports lands exclusive live UK Masters rights from 2020

Sky Sports has acquired the exclusive live UK broadcasting rights of the Masters tournament in the UK. The new agreement, which begins in 2020, will now...

beIN Sports deepens audience with free US channel

beIN SPORTS is aiming to expand its audience with the launch of beIN Sports XTRA, a free English-language network offering live sports, news, analysis...

Manchester United’s net debt rises despite commercial revenue increasing

Issuing its latest Q1 financial results, Manchester United revealed that the club's net debt has risen by 55% from £247.2m to £384.5m. The news comes...

Checkd Media’s Will Tyrrell on the evolving role of podcasts...

Many have suggested the sports audience is becoming increasingly accustomed to short-form content, however podcasts continue to break trends and retain engagement for extended...

Sportradar white paper highlights how data is transforming the fan experience

Sportradar has released its second OTT white paper, ‘The Future of the OTT Experience’, in which it examines how rights holders and content owners...

NASCAR unites with NBC to launch TrackPass OTT service

NASCAR is aiming to enrich its coverage, uniting with NBC Sports to launch TrackPassTM on NBC Sports Gold.  The new streaming product, which is set...

BT Sport retains UK Champions League

BT Sport has retained the UK broadcasting rights to the Champions League and will continue to air the competition between 2021 and 2024.  It comes...

CBS lands Champions League rights in the US market

CBS has confirmed its landed the rights to the UEFA Champions League in the US market from the 2021-2024 seasons.  The tournament is the most...