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WBDS reveals Wimbledon coverage plans

Set to be broadcast live in 11 markets across Europe, Warner Bros Discovery Sports (WBDS) will deliver what it says will be a full 360-degree experience of The Championships from Wimbledon for fans in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Bulgaria on discovery+, Eurosport, Eurosport App and the […]

June 21, 2022By Colin Mann

beIN MENA renews French Open rights

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) and beIN Media Group, the global sports and entertainment group, have announced a multiyear extension of their existing partnership that will see beIN Sports continue to broadcast the Roland-Garros tournament until 2026 across all 24 countries in the MENA region. Under the agreement, beIN Sports will broadcast the Parisian Grand […]

June 7, 2022

France: Prime Video enhances Roland-Garros coverage

Co-hosting the forthcoming Roland-Garros French open tennis tournament along with France Télévisions, streaming platform Prime Video has confirmed coverage of all the main matches in 4K. This will be complemented with an audio multi-track option that allows the choice of watching a match with or without commentary. This option will be available via the web, […]

May 17, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Amagi facilitates launch of Tennis Channel’s FAST channel T2

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has enabled the launch of T2, a new channel from Tennis Channel, exclusively available on Free Ad-supported Streaming TV (FAST) platforms. Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, launched T2 on Samsung […]

April 19, 2022

Universal Tennis, Amazon Announce Rights Deal

Amazon and Universal Tennis have announced a media rights deal and investment, which will see the two companies work together to drive positive, innovative changes to the sport of tennis. As part of the agreement, Prime Video will become the home of the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) events. Launched in 2021, the PTT completed […]

March 8, 2022

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

beIN Sports expands ATP rights in Asia

beIN Asia Pacific has expanded its rights for the ATP Tour to nine territories across the Asia region from 2022: Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Philippines, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. As part of the new rights agreement with the ATP and ATP Media, beIN’s flagship brand, beIN Sports, will deliver live coverage of the season […]

February 9, 2022

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