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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.

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.

Saran brothers sports-rights ambitions expand beyond Turkey; Perform and IMG take different routes to crack Turkish market; Super Lig deal probed

This week’s BBC deal for the rights to four editions of the Olympic Games has taken the International Olympic Committee to $1.0

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 Saran Media agency has acquired exclusive rights for Serie A, the top division of Italian football, in 14 Eastern European territories

European football’s governing body Uefa has launched a tender process for broadcast rights to its Champions League and Europa League club competitions in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Modern Times Group, the multi-territory commercial and pay-television broadcaster, has agreed a five-year extension to its rights deal with the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) for the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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Football: Italy’s top football league, Lega Serie A, sold its domestic live rights for three seasons from 2012-13 for €829m ($1.136bn) per year. Sa

Football: Pan-regional broadcaster Al Jazeera Sport acquired the rights for Fifa competitions between 2015 and 2022, including the 2018 and 2022 World Cup The deal covers cable, satellite, terrestrial,…

Football: The MP & Silva agency extended its agreement with Arsenal Broadband Limited, the digital arm of English Premier League club Arsenal, for a further three years, covering the 2013-14 to 2015-16…

Resurgent competition between pay-television operators Modern Times Group and Canal Plus is driving up fees in the Nordics.

Football: Indonesian pay-broadcaster Telkomvision acquired a package of Serie A rights for the 2009-10 season in a one-year deal with the MP&Silva agency, renewing an existing deal

Olympics: The Sportfive agency acquired the rights in 40 European countries for the 2014 Winter Games at Sochi and the 2016 Summer Games in a deal worth €250m ($315m) with the International Olympic Committee.

Football: UK public-service broadcaster the BBC extended its deal for Premier League highlights for a further three years, from 2010-11 to 2012-13, paying £173m (€185m/ $237m).

Football: German pay-televison broadcaster Premiere is set to sign a two-year deal, said to be worth €350m (£235m), with the Deutsche Fussball Liga for football’s Bundesliga.  Th

Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well

European rights fees for Euro 2008 reach same level as those paid for 2006 World Cup

Pan-European broadcaster acquires content specifically for the region for the first time.