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International sports broadcaster Eurosport has held on to English Premier League rights in Romania, giving it leverage in upcoming carriage negotiations with local pay-television operators

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…

Pay-television broadcaster Sportklub has acquired Euroleague Basketball rights as part of a broader deal with the IMG agency

Sports broadcaster Eurosport has had its grip on MotoGP rights across Europe weakened in recent times, despite its renewal of rights in the Netherlands.

Telekom Romania and Digi Sport have continued to acquire premium European football content in Romania this month with deals for rights to Spain’s LaLiga, Italy’s Serie A and Germany’s Bundesliga. T

Commercial broadcaster Look TV will broadcast the Formula One motor racing series and France’s top-tier football league Ligue 1, after agreeing a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Digi S…

Telco Telekom Romania has made 130 of its sports staff redundant amid months of speculation about parent company Deutsche Telekom's retreat from the Romanian market, according to local media

The Liga Profesionistă de Fotbal, which operates top-tier Romanian football league Liga I, has confirmed a new domestic media-rights agreement with Romanian digital agency EAD, from 2019-20.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has added to its portfolio of football content in Romania by acquiring rights to the 2019 Copa América.

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Growing co-operation in the Romanian broadcast market is likely to keep the value of the country’s top-tier football league flat in a forthcoming deal, TV Sports Markets understands.

The value of Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights will decline slightly in Romania from 2018-19 onward, with telco Telekom Romania, pay-television broadcaster Digi Sport and commercial broadcaster Look TV set to share coverage.

TVR is in the process of completing its deal for rights to the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games in Romania.

Laola1.tv is not paying an upfront fee to MP & Silva for German Bundesliga rights in the Nordics and Romania, with the two hoping to earn revenue from sponsorship and advertising.

Uefa secured increases for various national-team media rights in recent deals covering France, Ireland and Romania.

Romania’s public-service broadcaster TVR and general entertainment channel Antena 1 failed in a last-gasp attempt to block a deal by commercial broadcaster Pro TV for free-to-air rights to 23 Euro 2016 matches.

Huge debts and the threat of insolvency mean TVR, Romania’s public-service broadcaster, is struggling to agree a deal for this summer’s Euro 2016.

The IMG agency is understood to be close to a deal for English Premier League rights in Romania with sports broadcaster Eurosport.

Uefa has agreed a raft of Champions League and Europa League rights deals, securing fee increases in each territory, TV Sports Markets understands.

Formula One enjoys big rights fee increase in Latin America deal with Mediapro

Mediapro explains why F1 deal reflects the company’s DNA

Mystery media player helps Romanian football league to hold its value

Middle East market could be set to heat up again as Abu Dhabi Media lands European Qualifiers

First European deals point to increase despite some drops