Europe

Greek commercial broadcaster Skai has agreed a rights deal with US wrestling organisation WWE. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it covers WWE’s flagship programs, Raw and SmackDown.

After it was reported in November last year the English Premier League was looking at building its own OTT platform, The Sunday Times reports the Premier League has come very close to launching its own...

Italy’s second-tier football division, Serie B, is in talks with three agencies over its international media rights and expects to close a deal in the coming weeks, but exposure rather than revenue will b...

LaLiga, the organising body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football, has claimed another win in its ongoing battle against audiovisual piracy by securing the closure of three IPTV platforms in...

Media group AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe has agreed a new multi-year distribution agreement with subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

MMA promotion Bellator’s US-based events will be shown on Sky in the UK, adding to a deal for Europe-based events with Channel 5.

German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF have renewed rights agreements for the CHIO Aachen equestrian event

27 year-old Chinese football star Wu Lei's €2m ($203m) move to Espanyol in LaLiga went largely unnoticed in Europe as the January transfer window closed.  Wu Lei previously featured for Shanghai SIPG.

The Infront agency’s acquisition of the International Skating Union’s global media rights is the latest plank in the company’s strategy to dominate the winter sports rights market. T

Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin has announced that European football’s governing body will launch its own OTT platform later this year.