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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.

Coverage of the 2018-19 season of the Liga ACB, the top division of basketball in Spain, will be available in 140 countries after the league distributed its rights in-house.

The Mediapro agency has sealed several last-minute deals with IMG and Saran Media across Eastern Europe for rights to Spain’s LaLiga, after cancelling its deal with MP & Silva.

LaLiga has taken back its rights in a series of Eastern European countries from the MP & Silva agency and will re-tender them, TV Sports Markets understands.

Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights will increase in value throughout Albania, Kosovo and the Baltics – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – from the 2018-19 season, TV Sports Markets has learned.

The MP & Silva agency has extended its partnership with LaLiga through a deal to distribute media rights to the top division of Spanish club football in five European markets.