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beIN signs long-term F1 MENA rights deal

beIN Media Group has secured exclusive rights to the FIA Formula One World Championship in 25 countries, spanning the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as well as Türkiye, from the start of the 2024 season until the end of the 2033 season. Under the new 10-year agreement, subscribers across MENA and Türkiye to beIN’s […]

February 29, 2024

Sky Sports creates ultimate F1 track

To mark the start of the 2024 Formula 1 season, Sky Sports polled over 4,000 fans on their favourite straights, turns and landmarks from iconic racing locations around the globe to create the ultimate F1 track. Ahead of the season opener in Bahrain on March 2nd exclusively live on Sky Sports and streaming service NOW, […]

February 26, 2024

Netflix is betting big on sports in 2024

Netflix has always been a powerhouse in terms of entertainment. Yet, somehow they’re expanding their reach even more in 2024. Now they’re taking their game to the next level with a slew of new and exhilarating sports documentaries. With a history of changing the game in TV and film, Netflix’s expansion into sports content could […]

February 2, 2024

Survey: Sports rights remain an attractive market

The global sports landscape will continue to be an attractive market for many years, with 61 per cent of sports executives expecting accelerated growth in private investment over the next 5-7 years, according to Altman Solon’s Global Sports Survey. The survey of more than 150 global sports executives and 2,500 sports fans in the UK, […]

January 23, 2024

Channel 4 extends Whisper F1 production deal

Channel 4 has announced that Whisper will continue to produce its Formula 1 coverage through until 2026. The announcement comes after Channel 4 and Sky struck a deal which keeps Formula 1 coverage on free to air television until 2026. The deal with Sky means viewers can watch live coverage of the British GP, qualifying […]

January 18, 2024

Viaplay Q3: “Comprehensive recapitalisation” underway

After much delay, troubled streaming service Viaplay has posted its Q3 results revealing that operating income for the quarter dropped by SEK -321 million (€28.1m). Further quarterly highlights included: 7 per cent  Group organic sales growth with reported net sales of SEK 4,536 million 17 per cent Viaplay organic sales growth and Viaplay now represents […]

December 1, 2023

Spain: DAZN extends F1 rights

DAZN, the sports entertainment platform, has acquired the rights to broadcast Formula 1 exclusively in Spain for the next three seasons. Under the multi-year deal, DAZN will be responsible for the production of F1 in market until 2026. Racing fans can continue to watch all practice and qualifying sessions, F1 Sprint Events and Grands Prix […]

October 30, 2023

Netflix to stream live golf event

On November 14th, stars of two Netflix sports series will face off in The Netflix Cup, Netflix’s first-ever live sports event featuring athletes from Formula 1: Drive to Survive and Full Swing. The event will be able to watch globally. The drivers and golfers will pair up to compete in a match play tournament at […]

October 18, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Content creators selected for Sky Sports production fund

Sky Sports has announced partnerships with ten content creators selected for the New Focus Fund, a new project launched through a selection process in July, designed to uncover fresh talent in sports content creation. The successful finalists are Beno Obano; Damilola Oluokun; Danielle Sellwood; Geoff Small; Michael Gunning; Mordecai Attoh; Nelson Adeosun in a creative […]

October 2, 2023

Netherlands: F1 TV Pro on Viaplay

Viaplay Group and Formula 1 have entered a strategic partnership in the Netherlands that will see Viaplay customers able to access F1 TV Pro as part of their Viaplay subscriptions, alongside Viaplay’s Formula 1 coverage and full live sports line-up including Premier League football, PDC darts and more. The agreement covers the 2024 FIA Formula […]

September 29, 2023