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Women’s Champions League final on ITV

DAZN Group, the sports entertainment company, has announced agreements to sub-license the rights to the 2022 UEFA Women’s Champions League final to TV broadcasters worldwide. These agreements include ITV in the UK & Ireland, TF1 in France, RTVE and TV3 in Spain, RTBF in Belgium, SVT Sweden, plus NRK  Norway, Sport5 Israel and RUV Iceland, […]

May 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

UEFA Champions League final free on BT Sport

BT Sport is making the finals of the 2022 UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League available for everyone in the UK to watch for free whether on TV, online or on mobile. All three finals will be available for free on the BT Sport website, the BT Sport YouTube channel, […]

May 13, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BT Sport to premiere Super Villans doc

BT Sport will premiere Super Villans, the latest documentary from the BT Sport Films series, on May 18th on BT Sport 1. The film, an exuberant journey through the late Seventies and early Eighties featuring music, animations and archive reminiscent of the era, is narrated by Mark Williams, the well-known Villa fan who grew up […]

April 27, 2022

Forecast: Streamers 20% of sports rights spend in Europe in 2022

Streaming services will be responsible for one-fifth of all sports rights spend this year across Europe’s largest markets according to Ampere Analysis research, covering nearly 1,300 rights deals. In the big five European markets –UK, Italy, Germany, France, and Spain – Ampere expects OTT platforms to account for 20 per cent of all spend on […]

March 23, 2022

Grass Valley, Telstra enable Stan Sport to deliver all Champions League live

Long-standing Grass Valley customer and partner Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has selected GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to enable cloud-based production and playout capability for Stan Sport, the Australian streaming service Stan’s premium, live and on-demand add-on sport package. Using GV AMPP, Stan Sport is now delivering UHD coverage of premium live sports, such […]

March 11, 2022

beIN Sports offers free Women’s Champions League

beIN Media Group has announced that the remainder of the UEFA Women’s Champion’s League (UWCL) will be available as a free-to-air broadcast across all of beIN’s 24 markets in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), both on linear and via streaming. beIN’s announcement, on International Women’s Day, is the latest in a number of […]

March 8, 2022

beIN Sports to show Women’s FA Cup in MENA

beIN Sports will show the Vitality Women’s FA Cup for the remainder of the 2021/22 season in 24 countries across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). The agreement with The FA will cover all remaining matches this season including live coverage of selected Quarter Finals, both Semi Finals and the showpiece final at Wembley […]

February 25, 2022

DAZN: $1.3bn losses in 2020

DAZN, the sports streaming platform, has filed its accounts for 2020, showing recorded total losses of $1.3 billion (€1.16bn) – similar to the previous year – as it dealt with coronavirus lockdowns shutting down global sports leagues. “When sports content resumed in the latter half of the year, the group saw improved subscriber and revenue […]

February 24, 2022

Viaplay surpasses 4m paying subs

NENT has reported that its Viaplay streaming service has seen paying subscribers rise by 33 per cent YoY to just over 4 million, with 397,000 subscribers added QoQ. NENT also reported 12 per cent organic sales growth with reported sales of SEK 3,553 million (€340.2m). Anders Jensen, NENT President and CEO, commented: “We ended the […]

February 8, 2022

AMC Networks renews Slovakia, Czech deals

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) and Slovak Telekom Group’s Magio and Digi Slovakia as well as T-Mobile TV Czech Republic, subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom, have announced a multi-year renewal of their distribution agreement. The strategic agreement builds on the companies’ long-term partnership by providing carriage of AMCNI channels Sport1, Sport2, AMC, Film+, Minimax, JimJam, Spektrum and […]

January 20, 2022