Media Rights

Coverage of the major deals surrounding sport media rights

BeIN secures French broadcasting rights for Euro 2020

Pay-television broadcaster BeIN Sports has announced it has acquired the French broadcasting rights to the upcoming UEFA Euro 2020 international football championship. The deal, sees...

Chief executive states Bundesliga will increase free-to-air offering

Christian Seifert, chief executive of the Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), has stated that the number of free-to-air German league football matches will increase as...

Benfica boost fan engagement with historic OTT launch

Eyeing deeper digital engagement, S.L. Benfica has become the first Portugese football club to launch its own OTT subscription platform, Benfica Play.  The streaming service,...

Sky Italia extends ATP Tour partnership

Sky Italia has announced a three-year extension to its ATP Tour rights deal, taking the partnership between both organisations until at least 2023. With the...

ESPN continues broadcasting deal with PFL

The upcoming Professional Fighters League (PFL) Championship, which takes place on New Year’s Eve, will be broadcast live and exclusively on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. Taking...

Insider Sport’s Year In Review: November – December

As 2019 comes to a close Insider Sport looks through the year to highlight major news that you might have missed in the sports...

Infantino reveals commercial interest ahead of CWC revamp

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has revealed that world football’s governing body has received nine commercial rights offers for its revamped version of the Club...

Flutter unites with ARC, TRP and ATR to deepen racing engagement

A significant commercial deal has been confirmed between Arena Racing Company (ARC), The Racing Partnership (TRP), At The Races (ATR) and Flutter Entertainment. The lucrative multi-year rights...

Teleclub acquires exclusive Swiss UEFA rights

Teleclub, the Swiss pay-TV broadcaster Teleclub, has been awarded the exclusive rights for Switzerland to all UEFA club competitions for the 2021-22 to 2023-24...

Greyhound racing must enhance its overall entertainment value, says GBGB’s Mark...

To address the shortfall in attendances across UK greyhound tracks, the sport needs to enhance its overall entertainment value and engage a wider audience...