Europe

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has triggered an exit clause in its contract with Eleven Sports in the UK and will return to BT Sport from 2019, SportBusiness Media understands.

Pay-television broadcaster nSport+ and sports broadcaster Eleven Sports have acquired rights in Poland to the Ekstraliga domestic speedway competition

Premier Boxing Champions, the series of events operated and managed by Al Haymon, has struck a three-year deal with UK commercial broadcaster ITV that spreads 15 events per year across its platforms

Media company Discovery has signed a new carriage agreement in Italy with pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia

Production company Plazamedia has renewed its partnership with the Basketball Champions League club competition for a third season

Media technology company MediaKind and telco Deutsche Telekom have claimed a landmark by streaming the world’s first multi-channel 6K 360-degree live sports event.

Dutch pay-television broadcaster Ziggo has extended a rights deal for football’s English Premier League and renewed an agreement for golf’s PGA Tour.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have expanded their rights deals for the Formula E electric car-racing series

Fifa has earned an increase in the value of World Cup rights in Finland after the winter scheduling of the 2022 tournament in Qatar sparked competition between the country's commercial broadcasters.

Sport media-rights could become relatively less valuable in the UK if Britain’s gambling firms follow through with proposals to stop advertising during live sports coverage.

The increase of 190 per cent in the value of the rights to France’s second football division, Ligue 2, was unusual in that it was not driven by direct competition between players in the market.

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has acquired rights to the X Games from 2019, taking over rights from public-service broadcaster DR

London-based production company Input Media has furthered its relationship with UK public-service broadcaster the BBC by securing the contract to produce its coverage of the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup.

Spanish agency Mediapro and pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports have today (Tuesday) secured domestic rights to Ligue 2, with the French Football League (LFP) reporting a near three-fold increase in…

The English Premier League has benefited from a second successive strategic bid for its rights in France but that did not prevent a fall in their value

US OTT streaming platform FuboTV will expand into Spain with the launch of FuboTV España in its first international move out of North America.

Pay-television broadcaster Sportklub has acquired Euroleague Basketball rights as part of a broader deal with the IMG agency