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Netherlands: Ziggo Sport extends MotoGP rights

MotoGP has extended its agreement with Ziggo Sport for a further five seasons. The Dutch broadcaster will continue to bring fans across the Netherlands exclusive, live coverage of the sport, including all practices, qualifying sessions, the Tissot Sprint and Grand Prix races. The new agreement will see fans continue to enjoy live coverage of MotoGP, […]

June 27, 2024

Liberty Media acquires MotoGP

F1 owner Liberty Media is buying MotoGP. The €3.5bn deal will see Dorna Sports, the commercial and television rights holder of MotoGP, remain an independently run company included in Liberty Media’s Formula One Group tracking stock. Carmelo Ezpeleta, who has been CEO since 1994, will remain in his position and continue to run the business […]

April 2, 2024

MotoGP on ITV

ITV will broadcast BT Sport’s MotoGP race coverage live from Mugello and the forthcoming British Grand Prix presented by TNT Sports from the Silverstone circuit this summer. Starting with MotoGP’s Italian Grand Prix, the Tissot Sprint, Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP will all be shown live and free to air across the ITV network. Suzi Perry, […]

June 9, 2023

Marc Márquez: ALL IN on Red Bull TV

Spanish sports sensation Marc Márquez is the subject of a new five-part series, Marc Márquez: ALL IN, which is available to watch now on Red Bull TV. In the past 10 years, Márquez has won 59 MotoGP races, and claimed six titles in the premier class. Before that came 26 wins in the feeder 125cc […]

June 5, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Viaplay secures Nordic MotoGP rights

Viaplay Group has extended its exclusive rights to MotoGP motorcycle racing in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, while adding Finland and Iceland for the first time. Viaplay will stream up to 400 live hours of the motorcycle racing championship in all five countries every year until 2028. Viaplay says the agreement reinforces its position as the […]

February 9, 2023By Colin Mann

DAZN retains MotoGP rights for Spain

Sports streaming platform DAZN and Dorna Sports, the organiser and commercial rights holder of the FIM MotoGP World Championship, have agreed a new five-year deal for the exclusive broadcasting rights to MotoGP in Spain. DAZN has been the home of the sport in the country since the platform launched in March 2019 and will continue […]

October 11, 2022By Colin Mann

Sports Bodies raise concern over Kenya Copyright Bill

A coalition of global sports bodies has written an open letter to the Kenyan government, expressing concern about the Copyright Amendment Bill currently before parliament, and its potential impact on the availability of international sports content in Kenya.The Sports Rights Owner Coalition (SROC) is an alliance of more than 50 international and national sport bodies, […]

February 15, 2022

DAZN, BT Sport deal close?

DAZN, the OTT sports platform, is reportedly on the brink of agreeing a deal to acquire BT Sport and its Premier League rights in a deal worth around £580 million (€695.5m). BT Sport’s initial £385 million deal with the Premier League ran from 2019 to 2022, before a three-year roll-over to 2025. BT Sport holds […]

February 2, 2022

BBC NI extends NW200 deal

BBC Sport NI has extended its broadcast deal with the fonaCAB and Nicholl Oils North West 200 by a further two years. Due to the pandemic the North West 200 hasn’t been staged since 2019, but the BBC has underlined its long-term commitment to Northern Ireland’s largest outside sporting event by renewing the deal until […]

January 21, 2022

Valentino Rossi Documentary on BT Sport

On December 4th BT Sport will be premiering its Valentino Rossi Special. The special is a look back at Valentino Rossi’s illustrious career in MotoGP after ‘The Doctor’ brought to an end his incredible 25-years in the sport. The documentary will provide a rare insight into Rossi’s career at the top level; in his own […]

December 1, 2021