Media Rights

Coverage of the major deals surrounding sport media rights

Contract talks break down leaving millions without US sports coverage

Millions of US sports fans were left without coverage of their favourite teams due to failed efforts to agree a deal between Tribune Broadcasting...

Eleven Sports ends annual pass offer

Amid much speculation over the broadcaster’s UK future, Eleven Sports has opted to stop offering its annual pass to the UK market. The decision...

DAZN strengthens global expansion aims with new appointment

DAZN has strengthened its global expansion ambitions with the appointment of Apple’s Ben King, who takes up the role of SVP Global Distribution and...

NBC nets rights extension with Chicago’s Bulls, Blackhawks and White Sox

NBC Sports Chicago and the White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks have confirmed a multi-year media rights deal that provides NBC Sports Chicago with exclusive...

Player sales help Chelsea report record yearly revenue

Releasing annual financial figures for the year ending 30 June 2018 Chelsea FC recorded its highest ever turnover figure and a new record-high profit. Coming...

College Football continues to rake in cable ratings

The popularity of  College Football was emphasised last weekend, as ESPN announced the Playoff Semifinals as one of cable’s most-watched telecasts in 2018. The event saw...

DAZN rides Mexican wave to the top of the app store

After Saturday night’s action, global sports streaming platform DAZN jumped to the top slot across iOS and Android as the No. 1 free app...

Barcelona strengthens digital philosophy with latest launches

FC Barcelona is looking to strengthen its digital footprint with the launch of both a brand new website and a new mobile app. The launch...

BT Sport extends partnership with UFC

After a deal with Eleven Sports fell through, BT Sport has confirmed a multi-year broadcast rights deal to remain the exclusive home of UFC...

Eleven Sports ready for UK departure after financial difficulties

According to a report by Telegraph Sport, Eleven Sports may be on the brink of closing its UK arm as speculation grows over the...