Finland

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE and commercial and pay-television broadcaster MTV3 have acquired rights in the Nordic country to the 2026 Fifa World Cup

Finnish public-service broadcaster has acquired rights to the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup, the only rights-holder in the Nordic region to do so following Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group’s capture of …

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE has won back rights to Finland’s national team matches in a wider agreement that also includes the 2024 and 2028 editions of the Uefa European Championship.

Finnish telco DNA has agreed a carriage deal with pay-television broadcaster MTV to provide games from SM-Liiga, the top division of domestic club ice hockey

Telecoms operator Telia has furthered its presence in esports by joining forces with the Veikkausliiga to launch a new league for the top division of Finnish club football

Swedish telco Telia has completed a licensing deal with international media group Discovery for standalone over-the-top streaming rights in Sweden and Finland, part of the conditions imposed upon it for…

Swedish telco Telia has finalised its acquisition of Uefa Champions League rights in both Finland and Sweden, from 2021-22 to 2023-24, as Uefa and its appointed Team Marketing agency wrapped up the club…

Commercial and pay-television broadcaster MTV3 has acquired rights in Finland to the FIM Motocross World Championship in a new four-year deal, from 2020 to 2023

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications has indicated that leading women's sports events and the Paralympic Games are likely to be added when it updates the list of sporting events that must…

European football’s governing body Uefa has secured a huge hike in revenues from national-team rights in Finland as public-service broadcaster YLE overcame strong competition to secure a long-term deal.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group’s rivals paid big fees to seal crucial Uefa club competition rights, allowing European football’s governing body to more than double its media-rights income in the Nordics.

International media group Discovery streamlined its portfolio of Wimbledon rights in its latest multi-territory European deal to align with its ATP Tour holdings across the continent.

The Finnish Ice Hockey Association has increased the value of its domestic rights by about 60 per cent in a new deal with US media group Discovery, whilst retaining the same level of free-to-air exposure.

Telecoms operator Telia has acquired rights in Finland from the esports organisations DreamHack and ESL to the ESL Pro Tour

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has retained exclusive rights to motor racing’s Formula 1 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, while also securing the rights in Finland and Iceland in the broadcaster’s lat…

The Team Marketing agency has initiated the sales process for broadcast rights in the Nordics to Uefa club competitions across the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle, SportBusiness understands

Telia customers throughout the Nordic region have lost access to Eurosport’s channels after the telco failed to reach a new carriage deal with the international sports broadcaster’s parent company, US …

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has secured exclusive rights in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway to the six handball qualifying tournaments for the 2020 summer Olympic Games

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE has sublicensed selected free-to-air and radio rights to the 2022 and 2024 Olympic Games from international media group Discovery

Media company Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive English Premier League rights in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in a landmark deal from 2022-23 to 2027-28

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive rights in the Nordic region to next month’s boxing world title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE has renewed a rights agreement for the Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has agreed a two-year deal with the International Tennis Federation for rights to the Davis Cup finals in six of its markets

The Finnish Ice Hockey Association, the governing body of the sport in the country, has signed a six-season deal with media group Discovery for the rights to a host of national team matches from 2020-21,…

US media group Discovery has agreed a four-year deal for a host of ATP Tour events, strengthening its tennis portfolio in Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

Nordic media company Nent Group has acquired rights to US motor-racing series IndyCar. Nent Group will broadcast the series in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland until 2021

The Finnish Ice Hockey Association (FIHA) has appointed the Commercial Sports Media agency in an advisory capacity for its forthcoming media-rights sales process

The Nordic Entertainment Group media company has struck an exclusive rights deal with the Women’s Tennis Association.

The FIA World Rally Championship has secured new media-rights deals in France and Finland from 2019, with pay-television operator Canal Plus and public-service broadcaster YLE respectively

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has today (October 9) issued a tender in Finland for media rights to its national-team competitions, including the 2022 men’s World Cup.

Swedish media company Modern Times Group and its subsidiary Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent Group) have jointly agreed a five-year revolving credit facility with a group of six Nordic banks

Swedish media company Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent Group) has acquired rights in the Nordic region for North America’s Major League Baseball.

Pay-television broadcaster MTV Finland has renewed an agreement for rights to the Formula One motor-racing series.

Swedish media company Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has sealed its third major rights deal this week by extending its agreement with the Premier League, the top division of English club football.

The Discovery Networks Finland division of US media company Discovery has struck a sublicensing agreement with Finnish telco Telia for rights to SM-Liiga, the top division of domestic ice hockey.

Rights for the World Rallycross Championship motor-racing series have been awarded in France in Finland.

Pay-television broadcaster MTV Finland has agreed a one-season extension to its rights deal for MotoGP as the motorcycling championship prepares to return to the country next year.