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Discovery secures Giro D’Italia rights as subscribers soar

American media outlet Discovery has secured the rights to the Giro D’Italia cycling series, as its viewership increases towards 12 million subscribers. The agreement was...

K League launches OTT platform in conjunction with Sportradar

The Korea Professional Football League (K League) has launched a new over-the-top (OTT) platform, K League TV, in collaboration with Sportradar ahead of the...

NHL to review TV broadcasting deals in revenue search

The National Hockey League (NHL) will split its next broadcasting rights package between two networks, as it continues to search for new revenues. According to...

Bellator: BBC deal is a ‘massive’ moment for MMA’s global expansion

Two weeks ago, mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion Bellator struck a landmark deal with the BBC which will see the free-to-air broadcaster provide coverage of...

SheBelieves Cup breaks Fox Sports viewing audiences

The US women’s national team's (USWNT) triumph over Canada in the group stages of the SheBelieves Cup broke viewing records for the competition on...

LFP rebuffs Free rebate as Canal+ legal challenge continues

French telecom firm Free’s request for a rebate from the French Professional Football League (LFP) has been rejected by the governing body. As reported in...

GSRM to provide international Brasileiro Serie A coverage via new platform

Brasileiro Serie A and Serie B fixtures will be broadcast internationally via a new streaming service launched by Global Sports Rights Management (GSRM). GRSM is the...

FA opens application for broadcast and international media lead

The Football Association (FA) has launched the search for a new Head of Broadcast and International Media Rights. The governing body’s new broadcast and media...

NFL enters negotiations over broadcasting fees

The National Football League (NFL) has entered negotiations with its broadcasting partners after calling for a 100% price increase, but Disney is resisting. As reported...

BBC renews rights to Formula E electric race series

The BBC has extended its agreement with Formula E to air the electronic racing series throughout 2021. Formula E is set to return to the...