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Australia: Supercoppa on Optus Sport

Optus Sport will stream the 2023 Supercoppa Italiana live and on-demand. The Supercoppa pits the winner of Serie A, AC Milan, against the winner of the Coppa Italia, Internazionale, in a showpiece event being played in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on January 19th.   International superstars Olivier Giroud, Rafael Leao, Brahim Diaz and the rest of […]

January 16, 2023

La Liga content deal with OneFootball

La Liga has reached a global content deal with media platform OneFootball to offer news, interviews and videos from Spain’s top flight football league. La Liga is the first league to use its official account to share all club news, interviews, match reports and videos, including a selection of matchday highlights footage, in Spanish and […]

January 10, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

BT Sport poll to determine if Manchester is red or blue

BT Sport will give fans the opportunity to paint the city of Manchester either United red or City blue, ahead of the highly anticipated Manchester derby on January 14th, exclusively live on BT Sport, with a new interactive campaign. On January 10th, a social poll on @BTSportFootball will ask fans the question ‘Is Manchester red […]

January 10, 2023

Africa: NWTV scores FA Cup rights

The New World TV Group (NWTV) has secured the exclusive pay-TV rights to broadcast the Emirates FA Cup exclusively in 17 countries across Western and Central Africa, and non-exclusively in Chad, in a deal brokered by IMG. Under the agreement, NWTV will broadcast live French language coverage for all fixtures from the next two seasons […]

January 6, 2023

Pixellot integrates with Playermaker

Pixellot, a provider of AI-automated sports production, has teamed up with Playermaker, a sports technology company that specialises in wearable devices for tracking and analysing players’ technical and physical performance. Pixellot’s system, which incorporates automated video and analytics to capture and analyse every moment of the match, will now provide teams with faster and more […]

January 6, 2023

beIN Sports signs Coupe De France deal

beIN Media Group and the French Football Federation (FFF) have signed an agreement to broadcast all men’s Coupe de France (French Cup) matches and a selection of women’s matches until 2026, in a move that that will see the Group’s flagship channel, beIN Sports, continue to provide a platform for French football in more than […]

January 4, 2023

NIFL Premiership to be streamed live on BBC

As part of BBC Sport NI’s coverage of the NIFL Danske Bank Premiership, eight games will be live streamed on BBC iPlayer and on the BBC Sport NI website in the new year. Defending Champions Linfield kick off the coverage as they travel to high-flying Cliftonville on January 10th. Cliftonville are soon in action again, […]

December 20, 2022

Italy: ‘Instant blocking’ of illegal streams

Italy’s Communications Authority (AgCom) plans to intensify its crackdown on online piracy by introducing instant IP blocking. The regulator is aiming to modify resolution 680 dating back to 2013 that governs the blocking of illegal content. Currently, a precautionary order must be adopted by AgCom within three days of receipt of the complaint by the […]

December 15, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Usportfor automated cameras for Sparta Rotterdam

Usportfor has introduced video scouting for amateur footballers at Sparta Rotterdam in the City of Rotterdam. Sparta Rotterdam has one of the best scouting and youth academies in the Netherlands. Many of their talents played at the World Cup for the Dutch national team. In total 300 cameras will be installed in the Rotterdam region […]

December 15, 2022

Mediapro’s Gol Mundial reaches 300,000 subs

Mediapro’s recently launched OTT service, Gol Mundial, reached over 300,000 subscribers after just three days of World Cup competition, according to the company.The service, priced at €19.90, has managed to pull in revenues of €6 million, plus €38 million paid by RTVE and other fees from Movistar and La Liga.The service is pulling in an […]

November 25, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid