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Streaming platform DAZN’s impending launch in Spain helped the English Premier League to another great result for its media rights in the country. DAZN will pay about €23m ($27.2m)

Greek pay-television broadcaster Cosmote has seen off stiff competition from rival Nova to renew its English Premier League rights in Greece

English Premier League rights in Cyprus will increase in value following a direct renewal with telco Cyta. The new three-season deal with Cyta, from 2019-20 to 2021-22, will be worth just under €1.5

The value of Uefa club competition rights in Ukraine has decreased drastically after Media Group Ukraine and telco Volia jointly acquired rights to both the Champions League and the Europa League

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in France.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has paid an increase of more than 130 per cent to claim NBA rights in the UK and Ireland. Sky has struck a four-season deal, from 2018-19 to 2021-22, worth about $3

England’s Premier League secured a modest increase in the value of its rights in Italy in this week’s deal with incumbent rights-holder Sky Italia.

Sky Deutschland to pay about €22m per season for Premier League rights, 2019-2022 This is about 70 per cent more than the €13m per season DAZN pays from 2016-2019 T

Having a larger package of content to sell has helped Uefa earn a slight increase in the overall value of its national-team rights in Bulgaria, with third-party rights proving particularly popular.

The European Tour agreed new deals with Sky in the UK and Ireland as well as in Germany, Austria and Switzerland last month, as a multi-territory agreement with Discovery nears completion.

Eleven Sports’ decision to break one of the golden rules of UK sports broadcasting – the ‘3pm blackout’ – has created a legal quandary that could result in it being scrapped altogether. Eleve

Interview with Andrea Radrizzani, owner of Eleven Sports, on the reasons behind the broadcaster's decision to break the UK's '3pm' blackout rule

• IMG has secured big increases in most major markets for Serie A but is still likely to lose money • Agency was given discount for favouring visibility over price in US in ESPN / beIN face-off • O

DAZN has acquired exclusive Ultimate Fighting Championship rights in Germany and Austria, more than doubling the previous value of the rights. OTT service DAZN will pay just under $2m (€1.7

The battle between Sport TV and Eleven Sports in Portugal has pushed prices up at a perfect time for the Premier League, Formula One Management and Bundesliga International