Balkans

The Team Marketing agency has this week initiated the Uefa club competitions media rights sales processes from 2024-25 to 2026-27 in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Bulgaria

Rights-holders and agencies are racing against time to sell sports media rights in the Balkans as competition threatens to subside between the market’s two main media groups, Telekom Srbija and United Media.

Following recently concluded rights sales in France and the UK, the Team Marketing agency has issued invitations to submit offers (ISOs) for broadcast rights in the Balkan countries to Uefa club competitions…

Oversport, the new OTT streaming platform in Albania, has secured a clean sweep of broadcast rights to domestic club football in the country

Kosmos Tennis has made a strong start to its Davis Cup media rights sales by securing increases in fee across Italy and the Balkans, a sign that the competition’s revamped format is bearing fruit.

United Group has reported higher revenues for the 2021 financial year thanks to multiple acquisitions that it concluded, while its sport rights spending more than doubled

The rise of Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas has increased the popularity of tennis in Greece, a country where the sport has just begun to break into mainstream culture.

The initial burst of deals across Europe are the first to be announced for the new cycle, and also the first major deals agreed by the DFB since it took DFB-Pokal rights back in house.

United Media has renewed exclusive rights to Formula One in Bulgaria at an increased fee, albeit at a level far below the property’s previous peak.

The Croatian Football Federation (HNS) has moved fast to resell rights to the Croatian First Football League, agreeing a lucrative deal with Hrvatski Telekom less than a week after the termination of its agreement with Endorphin Magine earlier this month.

The Croatian Football Federation (HNS) has secured a four-year broadcast rights deal with Hrvatski Telekom, shortly after announcing the termination of its previous contract with Endorphin Magine

United Media-owned Nova Broadcasting Group has announced that it has secured rights in Bulgaria for the next two Uefa European Championships, as well as other Uefa national team rights from 2022-23 to…

Helbiz Media, a division of US micro-mobility company Helbiz, has agreed a content deal with Facebook for Serie B, the second tier of domestic club football

Media group Central European Media Enterprises has grown its presence in southern Europe and broken into a new Balkan market with an agreement to acquire RTL Croatia

Increased fees across Central and Eastern Europe helped Infront make a tidy profit on its international rights deal with the Italian Serie A.

Uefa’s national-team tournament rights tender across the Balkans is coming to a close after a process dominated by strong competition between United Media, Telekom Srbija and public broadcasters.

The German Football Federation (DFB) has signed a quartet of four-season media rights deals in Europe for its DFB-Pokal club cup competition, while also signing shorter-term deals in an array of other…