Matchroom Sport

NENT Group strengthens sports offering for international expansion

Streaming, free and pay TV outfit Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has renewed its media rights partnership with Matchroom Sport in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland and extended it to Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland for the first time. The deal is the latest struck by NENT Group as it expands Viaplay internationally, initially […]

Sky Sports makes landmark women’s boxing event free-to-view

Sky Sports has announced it is making this coming weekend’s triple-header of women’s world title boxing fights available to UK viewers for free.  The women’s boxing-oriented Matchroom Boxing event taking place on Saturday will be available to watch on YouTube, Facebook and the Sky Sports website, in addition to the Sky Sports Arena channel. The […]

Matchroom Sport to launch global OTT TV service

Matchroom Sport, the UK sports promotion and programming supplier with interests in sports including boxing darts and snooker headed by Barry Hearn, is to launch a global OTT platform in the spring. The streaming service, which will provide access to its portfolio of events, is being built and powered by sports streaming and video technology […]

Sky Sports extends boxing deal

UK pay TV operator Sky’s sports unit has extended its deal with Matchroom Sport to air exclusive coverage of boxing matches, offering up to 120 live fights between now and 2021. Sky Sports viewers will be able to watch 20 shows each year and follow all the build-up across Sky channels and digital outlets. Viewers […]