The Greek government will offer the country’s domestic football clubs a massive increase in media-rights revenue, but only if they agree to a series of demands including a restructuring of the league system.
Patrick Comninos, chief executive of the Basketball Champions League, spoke to media at the Fiba Final Four event last week about Greek basketball club Panathinaikos reported interest in joining the competition.
Greek pay-television broadcaster Cosmote’s new deal with Uefa will significantly increase the number of national team matches it can broadcast at no extra cost.
The value of Uefa Champions League and Europa League rights in Greece is set to fall in its new cycle despite rights being sold exclusively to pay-television broadcaster Cosmote last week.
Uefa is considering selling Champions League and Europa League rights in a new cycle exclusively to a pay-television broadcaster to maximise value in Greece.
Fifa has earned a surprisingly strong fee for 2018 Fifa World Cup rights in Greece from ERT after taking back the rights from the Taf Sports agency.
Greek public-service broadcaster ERT last month fought off competition from local commercial broadcasters to acquire International Basketball Federation (Fiba) events for five years.
Greek public-service broadcaster ERT’s acquisition of two blue-chip properties is a sign it may slowly be recovering after its short-lived closure almost two years ago.
ESPN’s desire for football content after losing out on the Champions League has helped Uefa achieve a significant rise in the value of the Europa League in Brazil.
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