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Dazn to suspend rights fees for cancelled games - report

Thursday 2 April 2020 | 11:34 CET | News
Global sports streaming service Dazn is informing sports leagues that it intends to withhold rights fees for any games suspended or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to unnamed sources cited by website Sports Business Daily. Dazn will continue to pay for games that it has already streamed but has told leagues that payments for future seasons will have to be deferred until it's notified about specific starting dates, said the report.

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