Europe

Oslo-based live sports streaming platform Joymo has signed a strategic alliance with sport management technology provider Sport:80

Telco Optus has acquired exclusive rights in Australia to select European qualification matches for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup.

The value of Uefa club competition rights has bounced back in Ukraine thanks to a lucrative deal with streaming platform Megogo, which has further expanded its European football portfolio.

Infront has secured a monstrous increase for Italian Serie A rights in the Balkans, leveraging fierce competition and its European Handball Federation joint-venture deal with DAZN.

Romanian public-service broadcaster TVR is set to renew its deal for rights to the 2022 and 2024 Olympic Games in the country after agreeing to pay a slightly increased fee.

UK commercial broadcaster ITV’s four-season deal for exclusive media rights to the England women’s football team’s home matches is a further demonstration of the rising value of the women’s game. 

Euroleague Basketball has secured an increase in value for its media rights in a tough Turkish market, agreeing a new three-season deal with Saran Media from 2022-23 onward.

The value of the DFB-Pokal’s domestic media rights will rise by about 23 per cent from next season thanks to improved deals with both free-to-air and pay-television broadcasters.

The Russian Premier League is moving closer to launching an invitation to tender for its domestic broadcast rights from 2022-23 to 2025-26 after rejecting an extension proposal from incumbent rights-holder…

Italy-based commercial broadcaster Mediaset has posted a net profit of €226.7m ($266.5m) for the first half of 2021, a significant increase on the same period in 2019.

Kevin Mayer, the chairman of DAZN, has underlined that the OTT subscription broadcaster is keen on domestic rights to the English Premier League, whether that be through a future rights auction or a possible…

Spanish basketball's Liga ACB has landed an international broadcast deal which will see it break into the Chinese market

Spring Media has announced a merger with fellow Stockholm-based sports marketing company Future Sports Agency and has secured funding from investment company Helix Kapital as part of plans to further strengthen…

Media group Discovery has secured exclusive media rights to show the Laver Cup, the annual men's team tennis tournament between Team Europe and Team World, across Europe from 2021 to 2030

Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky has upped his interest in TF1 to 5.05 per cent and backed the proposed merger of the French commercial free-to-air broadcaster with erstwhile rival M6

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has signed a five-year exclusive media rights agreement in Poland with the National Hockey League to broadcast up to 1,400 live games every season on subscription OTT…

Mediapro, the Spanish agency and production company, has terminated its rights deal with the Primera División de la Liga de Fútbol Femenino, the top division of women’s football in Spain, it has been rep…