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European football’s governing body Uefa has secured a huge hike in revenues from national-team rights in Finland as public-service broadcaster YLE overcame strong competition to secure a long-term deal.

Greek digital terrestrial broadcaster Antenna has become the latest broadcaster to benefit from cuts to public broadcaster ERT’s funding by outbidding it for the rights to the Uefa Euro 2020 finals.

Uefa is close to completing a record-breaking deal for rights to the 2024 European Championship with Deutsche Telekom, in what would be the largest fee ever received by Uefa for European Championship rights in a single market.

The value of rights in Vietnam for the Uefa European Championship increased by over 40 per cent in the latest deal with the incumbent public-service broadcaster VTV, covering the 2020 tournament, which is held every four years.

Uefa’s national-team rights revenue in Japan is set to shrink in the 2018-19 to 2021-22 cycle, covering Euro 2020, with demand hit by next year’s Tokyo Olympics and last year’s collapse of the MP & Silva agency.

The CAA Eleven agency has launched an invitation to tender in Poland for Uefa national team rights in the new 2022-28 cycle, SportBusiness understands

Danish government-owned broadcaster TV2 has picked up a clean sweep of all rights available in the country from the latest Uefa European Qualifiers, Nations League and European Championship invitation…

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has acquired rights to the country’s Uefa European Qualifiers and Nations League matches, from 2022-23 to 2027-28, as well as the 2024 and 2028 E…

French free-to-air commercial broadcasters M6 and TF1 have attempted to secure a temporary repayment of around €18m ($20.3

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Uefa increased the value of its European Championship in Portugal by about 35 per cent last week after delaying the tender process proved successful thanks to the arrival of sports broadcaster Eleven in the country.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Uefa, European football’s governing body, is thought to be close to a deal with telco PCCW for Euro 2020 rights in Hong Kong.

Having a larger package of content to sell has helped Uefa earn a slight increase in the overall value of its national-team rights in Bulgaria, with third-party rights proving particularly popular.

Uefa is close to completing deals for its national-team media rights in Israel, as negotiations with both public-service broadcaster Kan and pay-television broadcaster Charlton prove challenging

Uefa has finalised a host of media-rights deals for its national-team properties around the world as the start of its new cycle draws near.

Australian telco Optus will get another chance to stream a major international football tournament despite its troubled coverage of this year’s Fifa World Cup.