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Sony Sports Network returns with Extraaa Serve

Sports broadcaster of India, Sony Sports Network, is the official broadcaster and Sony LIV is the official streaming partner of the upcoming US Open in India, set to commence on August 28th. Current ATP World Rank No.1 and reigning US Open champion, Carlos Alcaraz will look to re-ignite his rivalry with former top seed Novak […]

August 24, 2023

Data: Wimbledon streaming grows modestly

Wimbledon 2023 came to a  close on July 16th and, as has been the case in other recent major sporting events, the tournament hit a record for streaming adoption — a testament to sports fans’ shift to online video platforms. NPAW customer data shows a significant uptick in streaming usage during Wimbledon 2023 compared with […]

July 19, 2023

LaLiga Tech protects Wimbledon from piracy

With Carlos Alcaraz ending the reign of  Novak Djokovic as Wimbledon Men’s Singles Champion, organisers of the tournament strengthened their ability quickly to remove illegal broadcasts through a global agreement with LaLiga Tech, the joint venture between technology company Globant and Spain’s premier football league LaLiga. Content Protection services carried out continuous monitoring and elimination […]

July 17, 2023By Colin Mann

Discovery grows Australian Open audience

discovery+ and Eurosport have seen sizable audience and digital engagement growth recorded across Discovery’s platforms during The Australian Open. Television and streaming audiences have so far seen double-digit year-on-year increases across the 50 countries and territories where Discovery presents the Australian Open. Featuring extended news reporting and on-demand video, Eurosport’s ebsote and its local country […]

January 24, 2022

Netflix docuseries to follow pro tennis players

Tennis fans will be able to share in a year in the life of some of the world’s best known players as they journey around the world, seeking to win on the sport’s biggest stages, in a new Netflix documentary series. To bring this series to the screen, Netflix has teamed up with the four […]

January 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

beIN Sports acquires Australian Open rights in APAC

beIN Asia Pacific has secured exclusive rights to the Australian Open and the Adelaide International (ATP 250) Tournament in 10 territories across the Asia-Pacific region from 2022. The new 5-year media rights agreement commences with the 2022 edition of the Australian Open and Adelaide International ATP 250 Tournament.  Markets covered are Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, […]

January 12, 2022

StarHub serves up all 4 tennis Grand Slams

StarHub is the first provider in Singapore to serve up front-row seats to all four Grand Slam tournaments. Leveraging an extended partnership with beIN, customers with a Sports+ subscription will be able to watch live tennis action on beIN Sports 2, with the Australian Open from January 17th to 30th, and the French Open (Roland-Garros) […]

January 12, 2022

Watch4 to stream ATP 250 Tournaments

Watch4, an AVoD service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has entered into a licensing agreement with IMG, an Endeavor company, to stream three ATP 250 tournaments live from Australia. From now to January 15th, Watch4 will feature live streams of 21 Tennis Australia’s tournaments taking place in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. The matches, which are […]

January 10, 2022

Virgin Media to show French Open in 4K and HDR

Virgin Media will broadcast Roland-Garros event in 4K with High Dynamic Range (HDR) when Eurosport’s coverage of the tournament starts on September 27th. With limited spectators allowed to watch the French Open inside the stadium, Virgin Media will provide the highest picture quality possible for viewers. Roland-Garros will run for two weeks until October 11th. […]

September 23, 2020