Eastern Europe

Pay-television broadcaster A1 Bulgaria has extended its rights to the Uefa Champions League and also secured rights to the Europa League and new third-tier Europa Conference League for the next three seasons

Romanian pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport has agreed a four-season extension to its rights deal for the Bundesliga, the top division of German club football

Arena Sport, the pay-television broadcaster owned by Serbian telecoms operator Telekom Srbija, has landed rights in the Balkan region to the English Premier League in a six-season deal

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has renewed an agreement in Poland for exclusive rights to the English FA Cup club football competition until the end of the 2023-24 season

Polish pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus Polska has extended its agreement with National Basketball Association for two seasons, covering 2021-22 and 2022-23

Commercial broadcaster Pro TV will remain the home of the Uefa European Championship in Romania after it secured rights to the next two editions of the national teams football tournament

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…

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has extended its rights in France to the Premier League, while it will also broadcast the English club football competition in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Media company Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive rights to the English Premier League across the Netherlands, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for the six seasons from 2022-23…

The European Broadcasting Union membership of BTRC, the state broadcaster in Belarus, has been suspended amid ongoing political instability in the country

Commercial and pay-television broadcaster Nova Sport has renewed an agreement in the Czech Republic and Slovakia for coverage of the MotoGP motorcycling series

Pay-television broadcaster O2 has retained domestic broadcast rights to the Czech First League for another two seasons in an agreement that will end free-to-air coverage on public broadcaster Česká Televize.

Subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports has retained exclusive rights in Poland to Italy’s Serie A in a deal with the Infront agency.

Sportway, the automated production and live streaming firm, has added the Czech Ice Hockey Association as its latest client in the first step of its international expansion outside of the Nordic markets

Tuesday evening’s heavyweight Uefa European Championship clash between Germany and World Cup holders France attracted bumper audiences on free-to-air broadcasters in both countries.

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive rights in Poland for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup, which will take place in Australia and New Zealand.

Ukrainian telco Volia and international OTT streaming platform Megogo have continued their recent collaboration by agreeing a carriage deal for the latter’s coverage of the Uefa club competitions.