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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…

The sublicensing deals agreed this week by Discovery Communications with public-service broadcasters in Slovakia and Slovenia for the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games fit the pattern of others agreed so far in Europe: public-service broadcasters paying higher fees for fewer rights than they had in 2014 and 2016.

The aggressiveness of telco Telekom Srbija was a driving factor in increases in the value of the rights to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League in the Balkans.

Pauline McVey, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews television audiences for the recent Alpine World Ski Championships in key European markets

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.

Slovenian public-service broadcaster RTV Slovenija is the latest to sublicense rights to Uefa national-team matches from the United Group

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Finnish deal takes Infront closer to global control of skiing rights but agency denies that it paid a strategic fee for the rights

This week’s BBC deal for the rights to four editions of the Olympic Games has taken the International Olympic Committee to $1.0

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Football: Qatar-based satellite broadcaster Al Jazeera acquired the

Kentaro hits the German jackpot, Sportfive stoical on draw

Football: Pan-regional broadcaster Al Jazeera Sport acquired the rights for Fifa competitions between 2015 and 2022, including the 2018 and 2022 World Cup The deal covers cable, satellite, terrestrial,…

Nordic region sees most radical Olympic tender process in Europe so far

American Football: Canadian commercial broadcaster CTV extended its existing deal for NFL matches, including the playoffs and the Super Bowl game, for four more years from 2010 to 2013

Basketball: US cable sports channel Versus acquired rights for 16 games of the 2009-10 season of the NBA Develop-ment League, the official minor league basketball competition, in a deal with the NBA.

With European football taking its mid-season break, the TV Sports Markets European survey for January shows top winter sports events dominating the tables.

Football: German pay-televison broadcaster Premiere is set to sign a two-year deal, said to be worth €350m (£235m), with the Deutsche Fussball Liga for football’s Bundesliga.  Th

Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well

Football: Swiss pay-television broadcaster Teleclub acquired the live rights for all matches in Germany’s Bundesliga 1 and Bundesliga 2 in a one-year sublicensing deal with German pay-broadcaster Premiere. 

Basketball: The US National Basketball Association signed deals for this season with 164 broadcasters covering 215 countries.

Football: French commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6 confirmed their joint acquisition of the rights for Euro 2008, in a €100m (£68m) deal brokered by the Sportfive agency. 

Football: Free-to-air broadcasters HRT (Croatia), RUV (Iceland) and TV3 (Slovenia), acquired exclusive live rights to all 31 matches of Euro 2008 in deals with the Sportfive agency, which is marketing…

Pan-European broadcaster acquires content specifically for the region for the first time.