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Extreme E lands Discovery broadcast and streaming partnership

Electric off-road motor racing series Extreme E has secured a broadcast and streaming partnership with Discovery which will see the event screened in over...

Sky gains exclusive UK rights to 2021 Lions Tour

Sky Sports has secured the rights to the 2021 British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa, with games to be shown live and...

Sky Italia to continue broadcasting Serie A games despite broadcast row

Serie A clubs have agreed to allow Sky Italia to broadcast matches as per its rights agreement, despite the ongoing dispute over the payments...

US Sports analyst Pat McAfee strikes new deal with FanDuel Group

US sports analyst Pat McAfee has confirmed an extension to his partnership with the FanDuel Group.  Focusing on fan engagement, the deal will mean the...

CSA enhances data and distribution with Stats Perform deal

Cricket South Africa has appointed sports data and AI technology firm Stats Perform as its official data partner for both international and domestic competitions.  As...

F1 enhances video distribution with M2A Media

Formula 1 has partnered with M2A Media to acquire, process and distribute the competition's live content to its global broadcasters and sports rights owners. As...

The Switch partners with TJK to stream UK horseracing

Production and live video delivery platform The Switch has partnered with the Jockey Club of Turkey (TJK) to deliver live horseracing streams from the...

FOX expected to cancel 12-year US Open deal with NBC securing...

NBC is set to take over FOX Sports’ 12-year US Open deal after the pay-TV network asked to conclude its partnership with the United...

DAZN celebrates ‘watershed moment’ in securing domestic Bundesliga rights

Global sports streaming service DAZN has struck a deal with the DFL which will see the firm air 106 Bundesliga matches per season, over...

Super League agrees new Sky Sports deal for 2020 TV rights

The Betfred Super League has reached an agreement with Sky Sports over 2020 rights fees following its suspension due to the global health pandemic. The...