RTBF (Belgium)

Belgian French-language public-service broadcaster RTBF has agreed a five-season highlights deal for the top-tier Pro League with international subscription broadcaster Eleven Sports

Michel Lecomte, head of sport at RTBF, has said that the Belgian public broadcaster will have to renegotiate contracts it holds to major football competitions due to the impact caused by the Covid-19 virus…

French-language public broadcaster RTBF has agreed a sublicensing deal with US media group Discovery for exclusive, free-to-air rights in Belgium to the 2020-2024 Olympic Games cycle in the French-speaking…

The International Cycling Union (UCI) and its partner, the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters, have hailed record viewing figures for the recently concluded 2018 Road…

The International Tennis Federation has signed new multi-year broadcast rights deals in Australia, Kazakhstan and the Czech Republic ahead of the start of the Davis Cup national team tournament’s World Group first round this weekend.

RTBF’s Olympic sublicensing deal with US media group Discovery was delayed by the Belgian broadcaster’s determination not to exceed the amount it committed to the European Broadcasting Union’s failed attempt to acquire the property, SportBusiness Media understands.

Uefa increased the value of Champions League media rights in Belgium by about 31 per cent last month, while the Europa League grew in value by about 19 per cent.

Uefa took advantage of strong broadcaster interest in Belgium, driven by the success of the national team, to secure an increase in the value of its national team rights package last month.

Mike Kiernan, Analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, looks at audiences in key European markets for the 2014 Tour de France