Media Rights

Coverage of the major deals surrounding sport media rights

Foxtel provides ‘more footage than ever’ in F1 extension deal

Formula One has renewed its media rights deal with the Foxtel Group which will broadcast every practice, qualifying session and race live in Australia...

Sky Sports provides over 150 Rugby fixtures a year in Sanzaar...

Sanzaar, the body which oversees the Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship competitions, has partnered with Sky Sports which will broadcast a ‘wealth’ of...

Genius to provide ESPN with NCAA top-tier women’s basketball content

Genius Sports, official partner of the National College Athletics Association (NCAA), will provide data from the top-tier women’s basketball division to ESPN. The agreement with...

Star India renews Premier League rights until 2025

The Premier League has maintained its coverage in the Indian subcontinent via a renewal of its media rights arrangement with Star India. As a result...

Probellum promotions inks new broadcast deal with Discovery Sports

Boxing promotion Probellum has announced a new multi-fight broadcast deal with US TV conglomerate Discovery.  Featured on Discovery Sports, Probellum fight cards will be broadcasted...

Latest round of sports media rights terminations hits Russia

Sports broadcasting has been further limited in Russia, in a move described as a ‘politicised act’ by one company executive.  Towards the end of last...

EFL and Premier League suspend Russian media rights

The English Football League (EFL) and the Premier League have unanimously agreed to suspend their Russian broadcast deals, joining Europe’s retaliation for the country’s...

IMG Arena gains live data access to 19 European football leagues

Sports content and technology business, IMG Arena, has been appointed as the official fast betting data partner for 19 European football leagues and 44...

David Green: BBC provides ‘significant cross-platform promotion’ for Bellator

Bellator MMA’s recent extension of its broadcast deal with the BBC has generated a significant expansion of the promotion’s European and UK focused operations. Originally...

ITV bolsters football content with EFL highlights

ITV and the English Football League (EFL) have entered into a new broadcasting arrangement, with the free-to-air broadcaster securing highlights for a range of...