RTVE agrees Spanish MotoGP sublicensing deal with DAZN

Spanish pubcaster RTVE has agreed a deal with MotoGP promoter Dorna Sports and rights holder DAZN. The broadcaster will show live coverage of the BMW M Grand Prix of Styria from Austria in August and the Gran Premio Michelin de Aragon in Spain during October. Both races will have their Friday and Saturday practice sessions […]

DAZN boosts Italian offer with MotoGP

Sports streamer DAZN has acquired non-exclusive rights to MotoGP in Italy for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.  The deal includes coverage of MotoGP, Moto 2 and Moto 3 championship categories. Sky Italia will continue to show the three series as a part of a separate three-year deal which goes to the end of 2021, but […]

DAZN to launch in Spain in early 2019

Sports streaming service DAZN has announced plans to launch in Spain early next year, having secured the rights for English Premier League football and MotoGP motorcycle racing. Spain will mark DAZN’s eight country launch following recent rollouts in the US, where it aims to transform the fight sports landscape, and Italy, where it is offering Serie A football. […]

Canal+ secures exclusive MotoGP rights

Pay TV operator Canal+ has secured exclusive rights to MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 motorsports from next year. The three motor-racing categories will be included in Canal+’s offering. MotoGP races will be aired on the Canal+ flagship channel while the other competitions will be distributed via Canal’s thematic sports channels. Canal+ will make the Grand Prix […]

Vodafone commits to 4K football, adds motorsports to offering

Vodafone España is to offer two football matches in 4K resolution on each match day and is to add Formula 1 and MotoGP motorsports coverage to the content line-up on its football package. Vodafone’s Spanish unit will offer all La Liga matches involving leading clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona in 4K, and will provide coverage […]

Eurosport takes rights to MotoGP in Netherlands and Belgium

Eurosport has bought the exclusive TV and digital rights for MotoGP in the Netherlands as well as pay TV and digital rights in Belgium for four seasons, running from 2015 to 2018.  The deal with Dorna Sports provides live rights in HD for all rounds in all three classes of the motorbike racing tournament – […]

BT adds raft of content to sports channels

BT has signed a string of new sports content deals, giving it rights to women’s football, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bouts, action sports and MotoGP motorcycle racing.  The UK telco announced the partnerships at a launch event at BT Sport’s new facilities at the Olympic Park in Stratford, London, with the content due to be […]

Sky Italia wins MotoGP World Championship

Pay TV operator Sky Italia has won the TV rights to FIM MotoGP World Championship motorbike racing in Italy. Starting from the 2014 season, Sky will offer coverage of the championship across firee-to-air TV, pay TV, the internet, mobile TV and its Sky Go TV anywhere service. Sky said it would also offer coverage of […]