Romania

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

Italy’s Lega Serie A last week announced new deals for its club-competition rights covering a host of markets.

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.

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

European football’s governing body Uefa has sealed rights deals with three broadcasters in Romania for club competitions the Champions League and Europa League.

US wrestling organisation WWE has signed a new rights deal in Romania and has unveiled plans for its first all-women’s pay-per-view event.

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.

Sports and betting-related services company Sportradar has agreed a deal to stream live coverage of German football’s Bundesliga in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in the Nordics, as well as Romania.

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

Romanian pay-television broadcaster Dolce Sport has rebranded as Telekom Sport.

Romanian commercial broadcaster Pro TV has acquired rights in the country to a host of national team events organised by Uefa, the governing body of European football.

Romania’s anti-corruption authority, the DNA, is set to bring criminal charges against a subsidiary of telecommunications company RCS-RDS.

The Fight Channel Group has agreed a carriage deal for its Fight Channel World HD pay-television channel with new Romanian OTT platform Streamark.