Sportklub doubles fee to renew Euroleague rights in Balkans
Sportklub retained its Euroleague Basketball rights in the Balkans after agreeing to more than double its fee during private negotiations, bucking a trend that has seen it lose out on key properties to free-spending rival Telekom Srbija.
Uefa income plateaus in the Balkans as United waves white flag
Uefa and Team Marketing’s latest deals across the Balkans with Telekom Srbija, HRT and broadcasters in Kosovo have produced total income very close to the current cycle, signalling a sudden lack of competition from United Media Group.
Kosmos gets increased fee and exposure in Italy for Davis Cup
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.
Croatian FA moves fast to secure new Hrvatski Telekom deal
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.
Croatian FA recoups rights value in deals with Hrvatski Telekom and betting firm SuperSport
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
CME breaks into new market with RTL Croatia takeover
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
Telekom Srbija pays over 700-per-cent increase for Premier League rights
Fevered competition between Telekom Srbija and United Media Group has produced one of the biggest cycle-on-cycle increases in the history of the sports media rights business.
IMG Arena lands Croatian league betting streaming, data rights from Endorphin
IMG Arena, the sports betting arm of the IMG agency, has secured betting streaming and data rights to the Croatian First Football League from 2022-23 onwards in a ‘multi-year’ agreement with Endorphin Mag…
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
Extreme E tops up Croatian distribution with SPTV
Sport TV Croatia (SPTV), the free-to-air sports channel launched by the Croatian Olympic Committee (HOO) a decade ago, has become the latest broadcast to acquire rights to Extreme E, the electric off-road…
Arena Sport picks up Ekstraklasa in Balkans as Planet Sport retains Croatia rights
The Ekstraklasa, the top tier of club football in Poland, has signed a new rights deal in the Balkan region with pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport
Croatian FA opts for 10-year streaming deal with Endorphin Magine
The Croatian Football Association (HNS) has finalised a 10-year broadcast rights and production deal with the UK-based company Endorphin Magine Ltd, a newly-created entity with links to Swedish OTT solutions…
Dentsu agrees raft of J.League international deals ahead of season resumption
Dentsu, the Japanese advertising agency heavily involved in sports marketing, has concluded a number of broadcast deals for the J.League ahead of the Japanese top flight’s resumption on July 4.
Croatian FA proposes 10-year TV rights deal but Hajduk could cause split
The Croatian Football Association (HNS) has proposed a new 10-season deal for domestic broadcast rights to club and national team competitions to Croatian First Football League clubs, receiving backing f…
K-League overseas rights sales surge ahead of restart
Korea's K League has agreed media rights deals in 10 overseas markets, with potentially more to come, as it prepares to become one of the few football leagues in the world to resume play next month
Uefa sees sharp fee hike from club competitions in Balkans on strong interest
Uefa has more than doubled the value of its club competition media rights across five Balkan countries, awarding almost all rights to aggressive bidder Telekom Srbija, as the telco’s battle with rival United Media intensified.
Croatia’s Iskon.tv strikes Arena Sport deal, drops Sportklub
Croatian IPTV platform Iskon.tv has struck a new carriage deal with Arena Sport after electing to drop fellow pay-television broadcaster Sportklub. Arena Sport’s channels are now available to Iskon.t