Market Insight: The rights track: a history of the Premier League’s UK TV deals

Market Insight: The rights track: a history of the Premier League’s UK TV deals

With English soccer’s Premier League revealing a UK£4.464 billion main rights deal, SportsPro looks back at how the league's TV spoils have grown since its formation in 1992.

Eleven Sports scores European soccer broadcast rights double

Eleven Sports scores European soccer broadcast rights double

Global sports network Eleven Sports has expanded its soccer portfolio in Belgium with the acquisition of broadcast rights to German club soccer’s top tier, the Bundesliga, whilst also extending its partnership with the Italian top flight, Serie A, for a further three years.

Report: SIC secures Fifa World Cup sublicensing deal in Portugal

Report: SIC secures Fifa World Cup sublicensing deal in Portugal

Portuguese commercial network SIC has agreed a sublicensing deal with public service broadcaster RTP for rights to this summer’s Fifa World Cup, according to reports in Portugal.

Report: La Liga to launch OTT sports service in August

Report: La Liga to launch OTT sports service in August

La Liga president Javier Tebas has announced in an interview with Spanish business newspaper Expansión that Spanish club soccer’s top-tier will launch its own over-the-top (OTT) service in August.

Ukraine’s public service broadcaster refuses to show Russia’s Fifa World Cup

Ukraine’s public service broadcaster refuses to show Russia’s Fifa World Cup

Ukrainian public service broadcaster UA:PBC has confirmed that it will not be covering this year’s Fifa World Cup in neighbouring Russia.

ESPN Plus picks up MLS streaming package

ESPN Plus picks up MLS streaming package

Major League Soccer (MLS) has said that it will move its in-house MLS Live out-of-market streaming package to ESPN Plus, the over-the-top (OTT) service due to be launched by US broadcaster ESPN this spring.

Sky and BT pay £4.46bn for UK Premier League rights

Sky and BT pay £4.46bn for UK Premier League rights

UK broadcasters Sky Sports and BT Sport will both continue to hold live domestic rights to the Premier League until 2022 - although English soccer’s top flight has yet to conclude its latest round of sales.

Mailman Announced as Official China Marketing Partner of Soccerex

Mailman Announced as Official China Marketing Partner of Soccerex

Soccerex are delighted to announce a new agreement with Mailman that will see the leading Chinese sports marketing consultancy act as the official China Marketing Partner for the inaugural Soccerex China event.

Gol TV retains Ecuadorian soccer domestic rights deal

Gol TV retains Ecuadorian soccer domestic rights deal

Gol TV has retained its broadcast rights deal with the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF), after its initial agreement for the domestic rights to the top two flights of Ecuadorian club soccer, made in June, was contested.

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