Euroleague Basketball

Euroleague Basketball has capitalised on the sport’s increasing popularity in Turkey to successfully raise the value of the top-tier EuroLeague by over two-thirds in its renewal with pay-television broadcaster Digiturk.

Digiturk, the beIN Media Group-owned pay-TV broadcaster, has agreed a three-season deal from 2019-20 onwards for the exclusive rights to Euroleague basketball in Turkey

Greek pay-television broadcaster Nova has paid a premium to renew its exclusive rights to EuroLeague and EuroCup basketball in Greece and Cyprus, SportBusiness Media understands, marking a second consecutive fee increase for the European tournament’s rights in the territory.

Pay-television broadcaster Novasports has retained rights in Greece and Cyprus for Euroleague Basketball’s two main competitions, EuroLeague and EuroCup.

Euroleague Ventures – the joint venture between Euroleague Basketball and the IMG agency –secured a robust price from sports streaming service DAZN for the 2019-20 to 2022-23 rights cycle in Spain despite an initially unpromising market outlook, SportBusiness Media understands.

Pay-television broadcaster Sportklub has acquired Euroleague Basketball rights as part of a broader deal with the IMG agency

Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired exclusive rights in Spain to Euroleague Basketball club competitions

Teledeporte, the sports channel of Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE, has struck a fresh deal for rights to the EuroCup, the secondary club competition of Euroleague Basketball

Euroleague Ventures – the joint venture between Euroleague Basketball and the IMG agency – has agreed a one-season extension to its deal with telco Telefónica in Spain and is close to a new deal in Germany.

Euroleague Basketball, which organises continental club competitions in Europe, has signed a multi-year rights deal with sports-streaming service FloSports.

DraftKings has expanded a partnership with Euroleague Basketball that will allow the daily fantasy sports operator to stream live coverage of the body's EuroLeague tournament.

Euroleague Basketball, which organises continental club competitions in Europe, has named Greek online sports platform, Gazzetta.gr, as its official premium media partner in the country.

IMG’s packaging of Euroleague and Eurocup basketball rights has led to another big increase, this time in France from a deal with SFR Sport

It is thought Fox was Discovery’s only rival bidder, but the broadcaster’s limited budget for sports rights did not allow an aggressive bid. Discovery, on the other hand, was very keen on the rights

EuroLeague Basketball has appointed Andrea Bassani as the media manager of its EuroCup club competition.

The Euroleague will face a litmus test for its new product this summer as it takes its media rights to market in France and Italy – two markets from which the competition is desperate to earn greater revenue.

NBA TV, the cable and satellite television broadcaster operated by the North American basketball league, has extended an agreement to broadcast the Euroleague continental club competition.