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TV 2 Group managing director and editor in chief Olav Sandnes said in a press release the media group had faced “strong competition” and that Champions League rights “are not sold on the cheap”.

Amazon has made its first move into the sports media rights space in the Nordics, striking a deal with Viaplay Group for a package of English Premier League matches

Viaplay Group has strengthened its grip on domestic football in Denmark, sealing a new exclusive agreement for the Pokalen knockout cup competition.

DR, the public-service broadcaster in Denmark, has committed to showing the Wimbledon Championships for at least the next three editions, having struck a last-minute single tournament deal last year.

No other football league or competition in Europe will be able to use the name, The Super League, after the European Union Trade Mark Office sided with Denmark's Superligaen A/S.

DR, the public-service broadcaster in Denmark, has struck a four-year deal with the Danish Football Association (DBU) covering rights to the qualifiers for the Uefa Women's Euro 2025 and the 2027 Fifa…

Viaplay Denmark is raising the price of its all-encompassing subscription package by 11 per cent to DK499 (€66.95/$72.04) per month.

Telia is said to be exploring a sale of TV4 Media in a deal expected to value the broadcast group at much less than the Swedish telco paid five years ago.

Viaplay Group aims to deliver double-digit operating profit margins within five years following the drastic cost reduction programme enacted over the last six months and exits from loss-making international…

Viaplay Group has instigated price increases in two of its core markets as it bids to turn the tide after a turbulent 2023 dominated by huge financial losses, share sales and workforce cuts

Streaming platform Fite has acquired exclusive rights in selected markets across Europe and Oceania to Portugal’s Primeira Liga until the end of the 2025-26 season.

The Danish Superliga has generated a marginal increase in its new six-season domestic media rights agreements with TV2 and Viaplay, reflecting a sluggish marketplace shorn of competition and hindered by legislative restrictions.

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK has reached an agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery to show live coverage of all athletics events during next year’s Olympic Games in Paris.

A selection of Uefa Women's Champions League matches, including the showpiece final, are to be shown on free-to-air television in Norway

Norwegian tabloid newspaper VG and top sponsors of the Norwegian Skating Association (NSF) have teamed up to ensure broadcast coverage of the 2023-24 International Skating Union (ISU) season in the country.

Subscription broadcaster Viaplay and its Norwegian commercial rival TV2 have settled their legal dispute out of court over the use of clips from English Premier League matches

An invitation to tender for Danish football’s Pokalen knockout cup competition, covering 2024-25 to 2029-30, has been issued.

Embattled Nordic media giant Viaplay Group has delayed the release of its third-quarter financials, due today (Tuesday), by one month in order to conclude talks with three major shareholders, as well as…