Coppa Italia rights bids accepted in Bulgaria, Nordics, Australia and sub-Saharan Africa
Lega Serie A has accepted offers for rights to Italian football’s Coppa Italia and Supercoppa from 2021-22 to 2023-24 in four European countries, along with Australia, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Vietnam and s…
Bulgaria’s A1 lands rights exclusively in LaLiga’s latest deal
Pay-television broadcaster A1 Bulgaria will continue to broadcast Spanish football’s LaLiga for at least another five seasons after securing a new rights deal.
Fiba seals nine-market United Media deal in Southern Europe
The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has signed a long-term rights deal with pan-regional broadcasting group United Media across nine markets in Southern Europe
Content Arena facilitates Lega Basket deals in Balkans, Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria
Lega Basket Serie A, the organising body for the top division of Italian basketball, has further extended its broadcast reach through various rights deals in European markets
A1 Bulgaria takes over domestic basketball rights
Pay-television broadcaster A1 Bulgaria has acquired domestic rights to the Bulgarian National Basketball League (NBL) for the next three seasons
Bulgaria’s bTV secures Spanish Supercopa rights
Bulgarian pay-television broadcaster bTV has picked up rights in the country to the Spanish Supercopa club football competition this year
Arena expands EHF coverage in Infront/DAZN deal
Pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport has acquired European Handball Federation club and national team events across the Balkan region in a new four-year deal
MTG confirms sale of Bulgaria’s Nova
Swedish media company Modern Times Group has confirmed that it has sold its 95-per-cent share in Bulgaria’s Nova Broadcasting Group to Advance Media Group.
MTG forced to terminate the sale of Nova to PPF
Digital entertainment company Modern Times Group has announced that it will be seeking a new buyer for its majority stake in Nova Broadcasting Group, after terminating its agreement with the investment…
Nova acquires Premier League rights directly in Bulgaria
Bulgarian commercial broadcaster Nova has acquired English Premier League rights in a new three-season deal, from 2019-20 to 2021-22, directly from the rights-holder
Nations League addition aids Uefa in Bulgarian rights sale
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.
Liga ACB highlights success of in-house sales
Coverage of the 2018-19 season of the Liga ACB, the top division of basketball in Spain, will be available in 140 countries after the league distributed its rights in-house.
Agencies swoop after LaLiga takes rights back from MP & Silva
The Mediapro agency has sealed several last-minute deals with IMG and Saran Media across Eastern Europe for rights to Spain’s LaLiga, after cancelling its deal with MP & Silva.
Uefa and CAA Eleven complete raft of late deals
Uefa and its sales agent, CAA Eleven, have finalised multiple deals for national-team media rights around the world with the Nations League to begin this evening (September 6), TV Sports Markets understands.
LaLiga takes back rights from MP & Silva in Eastern Europe
LaLiga has taken back its rights in a series of Eastern European countries from the MP & Silva agency and will re-tender them, TV Sports Markets understands.
Telekom Austria and bTV to share Champions League in Bulgaria
Telekom Austria’s push for Champions League rights helped drive the value of Uefa club competitions in Bulgaria up by about 30 per cent from 2018-19.
MTG completes disposal drive with sale of Nova
Digital entertainment company Modern Times Group has completed the disposal of its international entertainment operations by selling Bulgarian commercial broadcaster Nova to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Czech billionaire Petr Kellner.