Uefa and Team Marketing’s latest deals across the Balkans with Telekom Srbija, HRT and broadcasters in Kosovo have produced total income very close to the current cycle, signalling a sudden lack of competition from United Media Group.
The initial burst of deals across Europe are the first to be announced for the new cycle, and also the first major deals agreed by the DFB since it took DFB-Pokal rights back in house.
Increased fees across Central and Eastern Europe helped Infront make a tidy profit on its international rights deal with the Italian Serie A.
Uefa Champions League fees are up in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Kosovo, while a big increase for rights to second and third-tier competitions in Romania mitigated a lower Champions League fee.
The German Football Federation (DFB) has signed a quartet of four-season media rights deals in Europe for its DFB-Pokal club cup competition, while also signing shorter-term deals in an array of other…
United Media has paid a strong increase to take LaLiga rights in Greece from rival pay-television broadcaster Cosmote, acquiring the rights from agency Kosmos.
Fevered competition between Telekom Srbija and United Media Group has produced one of the biggest cycle-on-cycle increases in the history of the sports media rights business.
Infront has secured a monstrous increase for Italian Serie A rights in the Balkans, leveraging fierce competition and its European Handball Federation joint-venture deal with DAZN.
Pay-television broadcaster DigitAlb has agreed a new deal in Albania and Kosovo for exclusive rights to the Bundesliga, the top tier of club football in Germany
Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has reached eight new international media rights deals for the 2021 season
Lega Basket Serie A, the organising body for the top division of Italian basketball, has further extended its broadcast reach through various rights deals in European markets
The Ekstraklasa, the top tier of club football in Poland, has signed a new rights deal in the Balkan region with pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport
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.
Invitations to submit offers (ISOs) have been launched in seven countries across the Balkan region for rights to the Uefa Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League covering the 2021-22…
Pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport has acquired European Handball Federation club and national team events across the Balkan region in a new four-year deal
The English Premier League has increased the value of its rights in 27 territories across Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia in two separate deals, after carving out Bulgaria to capitalise on…
Italy’s Lega Serie A last week announced new deals for its club-competition rights covering a host of markets.