Russia

The Russian Premier League has accepted a “much improved” offer from Gazprom Media for domestic broadcast rights to the top-tier football competition from 2022-23 to 2025-26, while league president Ser…

The Russian Premier League is moving closer to launching an invitation to tender for its domestic broadcast rights from 2022-23 to 2025-26 after rejecting an extension proposal from incumbent rights-holder…

Match TV has doubled down on its aggressive sports rights acquisition strategy, paying a stratospheric increase to reclaim English Premier League rights in Russia.

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has agreed an exclusive Russian-language broadcast deal in the Commonwealth of Independent States region with WePlay Esports, the esports media holding company…

Gazprom Media-owned free-to-air and pay-television broadcaster Match TV has secured exclusive media rights in Russia to the English Premier League from 2022-23 onwards

Russian state-owned bank Sberbank has signed a "preliminary cooperation agreement" with agency Telesport that the bank says will lead to its acquisition of the company

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports, the Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group and subscription broadcaster Sport TV are among the broadcasters to have acquired rights to this year’s edition of Royal A…

Broadcast rights to Italian football’s Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana from 2021-22 to 2023-24 have been acquired by a string of agencies and broadcasters in different international markets.

Israel-based automated highlights company WSC Sports has expanded its presence in Russia through an agreement with the VTB United League basketball competition

Russian pay-television operator Tricolor has re-introduced the Match TV football channels to its offering in a carriage deal

Russian pay-television operator Tricolor has strengthened its football rights portfolio after agreeing a deal with web portal Yandex to show the Football National League (FNL), the second tier of the domestic…

The Asian Football Confederation has named sports broadcaster TV Start as their new media partner in Russia and the CIS territories. TV Start will show the AFC’s major competitions from 2021 to 2024.

Russian pay-television operator Tricolor has launched three new sports channels as it looks to promote domestic athletes and competitions

The value of Bundesliga rights in Poland has more than doubled for the 2021-25 cycle in the league’s deal with new entrant Nordic Entertainment Group, adding to a generally strong start to sales in Europe.

Sberbank, the state-owned Russian banking and financial services company, is reported to have been holding negotiations over the acquisition of a stake in Russian sports marketing agency Telesport

Russian OTT streaming platform Okko has named Oleg Manzha as head of its subscription sports arm Okko Sport

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has renewed its rights to the National Hockey League ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season and will continue to share rights with OTT streaming service DAZN which has…