Fis World Cup events

One of the flagship properties in Austria is on the market once again as the Austrian Ski Federation (ÖSV) prepares to invite bids for its media rights.

Infront has edged closer to enhancing its dominance over skiing media rights, with the agency entering exclusive negotiations with the Swiss Ski Association for international rights from 2022-23, following a hotly contested tender process.

The threat of competition helped the Norwegian Ski Federation increase the value of both its domestic and international rights from 2021-22, despite signing renewals in exclusive windows.

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK has renewed its domestic rights for Norwegian Ski Federation events for a further five seasons, while also striking an sublicensing agreement with commercial and…

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension with the Norwegian Ski Federation for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held in the country

The future of the flagship FIS Ski World Cup race in Wengen is under threat because of a long-running row between organisers and Swiss-Ski, the national governing body, over the distribution of media and…

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension to its contract with the Ski Association of Japan for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held…

German sports broadcaster Sport1 will show highlights of a series of winter sports competitions on its digital platforms after reaching a new sublicensing agreement

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has fought off aggressive competition from commercial broadcaster Servus TV to seal a deal with the Infront agency for a host of major events operated by the International Ski Federation (Fis).
USA

NBC Sports Group has retained media rights in the US market to events that fall under the auspices of US Ski & Snowboard in a renewal that runs until the end of the 2021-22 season

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has renewed an agreement with the Infront agency for rights to a number of major events operated by the International Ski Federation (FIS)

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has gained a foothold in winter sports in the Nordics with its shock acquisition of a host of properties from the Infront agency.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired rights to a host of winter sports properties in the Nordics from the Infront agency, landing a blow to public-service broadcasters in the region
USA

The Infront agency has struck its second partnership extension with a national winter sports body in the space of a week after agreeing to continue its deal with US Ski & Snowboard

The Swedish Ski Association has agreed a five-season extension to its long-standing rights and production partnership with the Infront agency. The new contract will run from 2021-22 to 2025-26

European Broadcasting Union to buy rights to Austrian ski association events in Europe Deal with IMG will be worth €8.2