LaLiga has increased the value of its rights in 13 European and Asian markets by about 20 per cent in a single deal with the Advisers Media International agency.
Pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports Eurasia has launched a channel in Kazakhstan dedicated to the English Premier League after acquiring rights to the club football competition in the country.
Khabar TV, part of Kazakh satellite television broadcaster Kazakh TV, has acquired rights to the forthcoming 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Saran Media agency has acquired rights to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League European club football tournaments in various countries across Europe and Central Asia.
The Saran Media agency has expanded its broadcast rights partnership with the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) to take in eight new markets.
The Saran Media agency has expanded its multi-year partnership with the All England Lawn Tennis Club to take in rights to the Wimbledon Championships in a further nine markets.
The International Tennis Federation has signed new multi-year broadcast rights deals in Australia, Kazakhstan and the Czech Republic ahead of the start of the Davis Cup national team tournament’s World Group first round this weekend.
Kazakhstani sports channel KAZsport has acquired a range of undisclosed sports rights.
The Spring Media agency has opened an office in Astana, Kazakhstan, in a move to expand its business activities in the region.
Pay-television sports broadcaster Setanta Sports Eurasia has agreed a rights deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts series.
The Dentsu advertising agency has been awarded rights in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan for the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games.
Kazakhstan’s first sports-dedicated television channel will launch on July 1, according to the Tengri News website.