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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

Baltic media group TV3 has agreed a three-season extension to its rights deal with Euroleague Basketball

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group will launch its Viaplay services in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the first quarter of 2021, and has already started building its sports portfolio by acquiring…

Baltic media group TV3 has agreed an exclusive, multi-year rights deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship to provide coverage of the mixed martial arts promotion in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

Saran Media, the Turkish media-rights agency, has extended its contract for the rights to tennis Grand Slam tournament Wimbledon for a further two years in a deal covering 13 territories

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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

Cricket:  Indian public-service broadcaster Doordarshan was awarded the domestic rights to the upcoming India v Pakistan series by the Madras High Court, which was ruling on the case brought by Indian broadcaster Zee Telefilms.

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