Callum McCarthy, Europe office

Sports marketing agency Integral has acquired free-to-air rights in Nigeria to 200 hours of live content from Tokyo 2020, acquiring the rights from the Infront agency

Portugal's Public Ministry (MP) is investigating a commission payment related to FC Porto's wide-ranging commercial rights deal with Portugal Telecom, deepening the corruption crisis gripping Portuguese…

Mounting debts and a lack of flexibility hampered Rai’s bid to retain Coppa Italia rights from 2021-22, leaving Italy’s public-service broadcaster without live, premium club football for at least the next three seasons.

Pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports has retained third-party rights in Belgium to Uefa European Qualifiers and the Uefa Nations League, acquiring rights through to the beginning of the FIFA World Cup 2026.

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African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport kept its English Premier League rights fee flat in a three-season renewal completed in private negotiations last year, SportBusiness Media has learned.

Swiss public-service broadcaster SRG SSR has ensured it will remain the home of the Swiss men’s football team’s matches in European competition until the end of Uefa Euro 2028.

VRT is set to pay a slight increase for Uefa European Championship rights in Dutch-speaking Belgium, while VTM will keep its rights fee for Belgium’s European Qualifier and Nations League matches in the region flat until the end of 2025-26.

Telenet has renewed its deal for exclusive English Premier League rights in Belgium, extending its agreement with the league for another three seasons

Multi-platform broadcaster DAZN has filed a claim against Vodafone Italia at London’s High Court, accusing the telco of multiple ‘deliberate’ breaches of a carriage deal between the two.

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DAZN’s expanded global media rights deal with Matchroom Boxing will see the multi-platform broadcaster take greater control over how and where Matchroom spends its budget.