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European Handball Federation club competition rights have decreased in value in several key markets, with incumbents dropping out to leave tough market conditions for seller Infront.

David Szlezak, managing director of EHF Marketing, discusses how it has been working with Infront and DAZN on the distribution media rights from 2020-21, and the latest key deals that the former has signed.

The rescheduling of European Handball Federation Champions League matches to midweek is proving a sticking point in Infront’s efforts to negotiate a new rights round in France, SportBusiness Media understands. 

The European Handball Federation unified both its club and national team competitions in the Balkans into one new deal with Arena Sports, leading to a sharp rise in the value of its rights in the region.

Media group AMC Networks has paid a significant increase to renew its rights to European Handball Federation events in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, having missed out on several key properties over the last 18 months.

International media group Discovery has finalised a deal for a host of European Handball Federation rights in France and Poland with the Infront agency

Pay-television operator Sky Deutschland has publicly withdrawn its interest in renewing its rights in Germany to handball’s EHF Champions League.

The European Handball Federation has unveiled major changes to its digital media provision to tie in with the official start of its 10-year exclusive media and marketing rights deal with the Infront agency…

DAZN Group has reiterated its intention to ensure transparency in its joint 10-year European Handball Federation rights agreement with the Infront agency given the digital sports media company is also…