David Svenson

Esports organisations ESL and DreamHack are looking to the long-term as they continue to agree media rights deals with more traditional broadcasters.

Formula One is the latest rights-holder to benefit from Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group's acquisitions strategy, as a new deal boosts the value of its rights across the Nordics almost 50 per cent.

Česká Televize will pay more to continue to sublicense Olympic rights from US media group Discovery but will gain more winter Games hours and an additional digital broadcast option.

Germany’s Bundesliga has secured an increase in the value of its media rights in the Nordics in its renewal with Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group. This follows the hit it took in the region after the collapse of its previous deal with the now defunct MP & Silva agency.

Niklas Carlsson discusses the IBU’s latest media-rights agreement with the European Broadcasting Union, which potentially extends to 2030, and what this will mean for the governing body going forward.

The International Biathlon Union has doubled the value of its global media-rights in a ‘four-plus-four’ deal agreed in exclusive negotiations with the European Broadcasting Union.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group’s monster six-season English Premier League deal signed this month has shocked the Nordic media market and left TV2 in Norway reeling.

Uefa has increased the value of its lower-tier club competition media rights in Germany by over 40 per cent through commercial broadcaster RTL’s acquisition of exclusive, multi-platform rights to the Europa League and newly created Europa Conference League.

Uefa has continued its success in the DACH region by more than doubling the value of its club competition rights in Austria and significantly increasing them in Switzerland.

International media group Discovery streamlined its portfolio of Wimbledon rights in its latest multi-territory European deal to align with its ATP Tour holdings across the continent.

The English Premier League has launched the first international media-rights tender of its new sales cycle, going early in the Nordics and offering up the opportunity to bid for six seasons – the first time it has done so in Europe.

Uefa has increased the value of Champions League rights in Germany by nearly 70 per cent in the 2021-24 cycle, driven by an intense broadcaster battle in which DAZN ousted Sky Deutschland and Amazon made another foray into premium football.