Israel

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has reached an agreement to acquire the outstanding 50 per cent of the shares in streaming service Joyn from media group Warner Bros. Discovery

Israeli pay-television broadcaster Charlton has renewed its rights agreement with Liga ACB, Spain’s top-flight basketball competition. The new deal runs for three seasons, from 2022-23 to 2024-25.

Euroleague has renewed its contract with Sports Channel in Israel for another three seasons at a flat fee, consolidating the gains made in the previous deal.

Israel’s Sports Channel is paying a reduced fee for Uefa Champions League rights during the current cycle, bringing the competition’s value back to a more rational level.

Israel-based automated highlights company WSC Sports has raised investments totalling $100m (€88.2m) from a Series D funding round led by Israeli investment management company Ion Crossover Partners.

Film producer Aviv Giladi has today (Monday) been named as the president of broadcast partnerships at DAZN Group, the global sports subscription service and media company

The Israeli Professional Football League and its member clubs are set to implement a new league-wide model of physiological data collection along with tactical video capturing and live streaming, with…

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has agreed an exclusive Hebrew-language deal with the Gaming Channel, Israel’s first 24/7 linear esports and gaming channel.

The Liga ACB, Spain’s top-flight basketball competition, has struck deals with broadcasters in Turkey and Israel, continuing its spree of renewals in recent weeks.

Helbiz Media, Lega Serie B’s global media rights distributor, has announced deals for the second tier of Italian club football with the Athletic Sports Group agency in Romania and pay-television broadcaster T…

ESL Gaming, the Modern Times Group-owned esports company, has struck an exclusive broadcast deal in Israel with The Gaming Channel

The International Federation of Sport Climbing has agreed new broadcast rights deals in China, Italy, Switzerland and Israel as the sport prepares to make its Olympic Games debut. Zhibo

Broadcast rights to Italian football’s Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana from 2021-22 to 2023-24 have been acquired by a string of agencies and broadcasters in different international markets.

The IPFL has stopped short of making history with an exclusive D2C offering after Charlton came forward with a bid that matched the reserve price set in the initial tender process.

Israeli pay-television broadcaster Charlton has retained rights to the country’s top two football divisions until at least 2026 after clubs ultimately opted for the security of a traditional broadcast d…

The Israeli Professional Football League is set to proceed with a plan to make direct-to-consumer OTT its primary broadcast platform from the 2021-22 season onward, as it faces the reality of a dip in direct media rights fees for the foreseeable future.

The Israeli Professional Football League, the country’s top tier of professional football, intends to go direct-to-consumer with a streaming platform after Israeli broadcasters failed to meet the league’s res…