Fox Sports extends Ski Classics agreements, signs new deal in Netherlands

International pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has extended rights agreements in Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Malta and Turkey for the Ski Classics long-distance skiing championship and also agreed a new deal for the series in the Netherlands.

The lengths of the deals were not disclosed, but the agreements will at least cover the 2016-17 Ski Classics season.

Fox Sports acquired rights for the series in Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Malta and Turkey in January.

The 2016-17 season got underway on Sunday with the Prologue Pontresina event in Switzerland and continues on December 3 with the La Sgambeda Livigno meeting in Italy.