European Handball Federation (EHF)

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Media group AMC Networks has paid a significant increase to renew its rights to European Handball Federation events in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, having missed out on several key properties over the last 18 months.

Interview with Kim Mikkelsen, SVP group head of sports at Nordic Entertainment Group, about the company’s host of media-rights deals in recent weeks, including English Premier League, Formula One, International Handball Federation and European Handball Federation agreements.

The European Handball Federation has increased the value of its global media and marketing rights by up to 300 per cent in a new deal with a joint venture comprised of the Infront agency and digital media company Perform.

The European Handball Federation is expected to secure a large increase in the value of its club competition and national team media and marketing rights, with bids due in six weeks.

The Sportradar agency launched its B2B OTT service this month – agreeing its first deal with the European Handball Federation – as it plans to roll it out to multiple rights-holders.

African broadcaster Kwesé TV has agreed a partnership with the European Handball Federation for rights to its Champions League club competition.

The European Handball Federation has reported a significant increase in digital viewing for its recent Women’s Euro 2018 tournament in France.

Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in Germany and Austria to men’s club handball competition the EHF Cup.

The European Handball Federation has launched a new magazine show on social media platform Snapchat for its Champions League club competition.

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The European Handball Federation will be seeking a large increase in the value of media rights to its competitions when it offers them to the market this September. The EHF announced it would centralise national team and club rights earlier this month.

German pay-television broadcaster Sky triggered a clause to renew EHF Champions League rights late last year, extending its deal until 2019-20.

Germany’s football federation is set to earn about 35 per cent more from domestic media rights to its knockout cup competition, with deals to be announced in the coming weeks.

The European Handball Federation saw the value of its Champions League rights in Germany rebound in a new deal with Sky Deutschland, following a drop in the previous cycle.

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