Serbia

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has signed a long-term rights deal with pan-regional broadcasting group United Media across nine markets in Southern Europe

Telekom Srbija, the state-owned Serbian telecoms operator, has expanded an agreement with Discovery to offer customers access to a number of the media group’s channels, including Eurosport.

The Ekstraklasa, the top tier of club football in Poland, has signed a new rights deal in the Balkan region with pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport

The Asian Football Confederation has agreed a deal with United Media, owner of the Sportklub channels, to broadcast AFC competitions in Southeast Europe

Dentsu, the Japanese advertising agency heavily involved in sports marketing, has concluded a number of broadcast deals for the J.League ahead of the Japanese top flight’s resumption on July 4.

Uefa has more than doubled the value of its club competition media rights across five Balkan countries, awarding almost all rights to aggressive bidder Telekom Srbija, as the telco’s battle with rival United Media intensified.

Invitations to submit offers (ISOs) have been launched in seven countries across the Balkan region for rights to the Uefa Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League covering the 2021-22…

Pay-television broadcaster Arena Sport has acquired European Handball Federation club and national team events across the Balkan region in a new four-year deal

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.

After acquiring exclusive Uefa national team rights across the Balkans (Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia) last year, pay-television broadcaster Sportklub has now…

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.

Serbian sports channel SOS has been put up for sale after its owner, Dragisa Kovačević, said that the state has “no interest” in providing assistance.

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.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has secured a series of rights deals for upcoming seasons of the Champions Hockey League pan-European ice hockey club competition.

The Basketball League of Serbia has sealed a deal to launch a video subscription platform in partnership with online services provider StreamAMG.

German-based pay-television broadcaster Motorvision TV has moved to expand its global reach by securing new carriage deals in Serbia and Taiwan, as well as extending existing agreements in France, Slovenia and Romania.