Discovery Communications secured three late sublicensing rights deals ahead of last month’s winter Olympic Games, taking it closer to its sublicensing revenue target.
Aggressive bidding from telcos has helped Uefa substantially grow the value of its club competition rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.
Uefa completed the sale of Champions League and Europa League rights in the Balkans this week, increasing its media-rights income from the region by more than 20 per cent.
Basketball: US cable sports channel Versus acquired rights for 16 games of the 2009-10 season of the NBA Develop-ment League, the official minor league basketball competition, in a deal with the NBA.
Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well