International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)

Pay-television broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights to show ice hockey's IIHF World Championship for the first time in Portugal

Swiss public-service broadcaster SRG SSR has extended its deal with the Infront agency for rights to key International Ski Federation (FIS), International Ice Hockey Federation and World Curling Federation events.

The International Ice Hockey Federation has announced plans to host its first Esports Fan Championship later this month

London-based virtual sports video developer Highlight Games has signed a deal with the Infront agency for the use of archive footage from the IIHF World Championship

Infront secured broadcast agreements in more than 155 territories for last year’s edition of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s (IIHF) World Championships.

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group continues to pick up exclusive winter sports rights in the Nordics, agreeing a new deal until 2028 with the Infront agency for International Ice Hockey Federation…

The Infront agency has almost doubled the value of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s global media and marketing rights and promised future digital investment and collaboration to seal a 10-year agreement.

The Infront agency has signed a 10-year extension to its media and sponsorship rights sales agreement with the International Ice Hockey Federation

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired rights in Norway to the next five editions of the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship
USA

Pay-television broadcaster NHL Network has extended a rights partnership with USA Hockey.

Finnish commercial and pay-television broadcaster MTV3 acquired a package of ice hockey rights from Infront Sports & Media, negotiating a slightly reduced fee, as local broadcasters wait on the upcoming sale of domestic ice hockey rights.

The Infront Sports & Media agency will pay about double its current outlay for Champions Hockey League media and marketing rights in a bid to have greater control over the competition, TV Sports Markets understands.

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights to this year’s edition of ice hockey’s World Cup of Hockey national team event.

The Infront Sports & Media agency signed off relatively lucrative long-term deals for ice hockey’s World Championship in three markets last month.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has brokered long-term rights deals with broadcasters in Canada, Denmark and Germany for a number of leading ice hockey events.

Multi-territory broadcaster Modern Times Group renewed National Hockey League rights across the Nordics late last month, but missed out on the sport’s World Championship rights in Sweden.

Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT has secured a rights agreement for International Ice Hockey Federation events including the annual IIHF World Championship.