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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.

Polish public-service broadcaster TVP has paid an increase of over 40 per cent to acquire rights to the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games from media group Discovery Communications.

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

Sweden-based agency Commercial Sports Media has branched out into a new sport by striking a partnership with A Lyga, the top division of club football in Lithuania

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

Euroleague Basketball has signed a digital media partnership with Lithuanian platform 15min.lt.

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

North One in race against the clock to hold on to rally rights

EBU members wary as ORF lowballing nearly backfires

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

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).

Out of court settlement ends Telefónica-Euroleague dispute

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

Football: French mobile operator Orange acquired the mobile phone rights to France’s Ligue 1 in a two-year deal, covering the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons.

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

Romanian public-service broadcaster extends deal for Formula One rights for a further three years - 2008 to 2010