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The English Premier League has increased the value of its rights in 27 territories across Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia in two separate deals, after carving out Bulgaria to capitalise on…

Saran brothers sports-rights ambitions expand beyond Turkey; Perform and IMG take different routes to crack Turkish market; Super Lig deal probed

Dip in second-party World Cup qualifier values in key markets

EBU members wary as ORF lowballing nearly backfires

The Team Marketing agency has started the sales processes for media rights to Uefa club competitions from 2021-22 to 2023-24 in another significant market, inviting bids in Turkey

Euroleague Basketball has agreed a media-rights deal in Ukraine and Central Asia until the 2022-23 season with pan-regional broadcaster Setanta, having previously been without coverage in the region

Subscription broadcaster Setanta Sports has secured exclusive rights to Belgium’s Pro League in Ukraine and the Eurasia region in a five-year agreement.

Saran Media, the Turkish media-rights agency, has extended its contract for the rights to tennis Grand Slam tournament Wimbledon for a further two years in a deal covering 13 territories


Football: Qatar-based satellite broadcaster Al Jazeera acquired the

Football: Spanish pay-television operator Digital Plus acquired Champions League rights in a three-year deal, from 2012-13 to 2014-15

Polish commercial broadcaster Polsat is set to sublicense live Champions League rights to state broadcaster TVP

Cricket: Indian state broadcaster Doordarshan said that it would look to share the rights to Indian cricket if it failed to retain its exclusive contract with the Board of Control for Cricket in India

Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well

Football:  Norwegian commercial channel TV2 an telecoms company Telenor acquired the rights to all Norwegian football in a record NKr1bn (£85m/€127m) deal (page 1)

Formula One Management to take over host-broadcasting of Formula One series from this season.

Pan-European broadcaster acquires content specifically for the region for the first time.