Eastern Europe

The Team Marketing agency has started the sales process for Uefa club competitions broadcast rights in another European country, after inviting interested parties in Hungary to bid across the 2021-24 cycle

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has reached eight new international media rights deals for the 2021 season

Lega Serie A has accepted offers for broadcast rights to the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana in the Balkan region and also the Americas, excluding the US, from 2021-22 to 2023-24

Red Bee Media, the Ericsson-owned media services company, has been chosen by Polish football’s Ekstraklasa to develop its OTT streaming platform.

Polish commercial and pay-television broadcaster Polsat has renewed its agreement for rights to football’s Uefa Champions League from 2021-22 to 2023-24.

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has opened invitations to tender in Poland for the media rights to the 2023 Women’s World Cup and the 2026 edition of the men’s tournament. T

Setanta Sports has secured a four-year extension of National Hockey League rights in Ukraine and the Eurasia region, from the 2022-23 season through 2025-26

Polish pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus Polska has filed a prospectus with the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) with a view to reviving its initial public offering

Slovenian public sports broadcaster Šport TV has acquired rights for Extreme E, the new electric off-road racing series.

Polish public-service broadcaster TVP has strengthened its hold on the matches of the Polish national team in a wide-ranging agreement for Uefa national team rights across the 2022-28 cycle

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

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has agreed a new deal with the National Hockey League for rights across the Baltic region for five seasons, from 2021-22 to 2025-26

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…

Slovakian public broadcaster RTVS has retained rights to European football’s second-tier Uefa Europa League while also adding rights to the new third-tier Uefa Europa Conference League.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired a host women’s football content across the Nordic and Baltic countries, along with Poland, as it continues its push in women’s sport.

The Infront agency has further bolstered its cycling portfolio by agreeing a four-year for global media rights to the Tour de Pologne, the UCI WorldTour event

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has added rights to the Uefa Europa League and Europa Conference League to its Polish offering