Uefa has significantly increased the value of its national team rights in Austria from 2022-23, capitalising on fierce competition between ORF and Servus TV as the latter continues its sports-rights push.
The value of the rights to second- and third-tier properties in Italy is enjoying a mini-boom in the wake of DAZN’s acquisition in March of the main live rights to Serie A for the next three seasons. Faced with the loss of its key property, Sky is fighting back, renewing deals with MotoGP and the Bundesliga and snatching rights currently held by DAZN, such as Serie B and Ligue 1.
Super League’s protracted domestic sales process ended in a sharp headline rights fee decline for the rugby league competition for the next two years, SportBusiness Media understands.
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