Saran Media

The Saran Media agency has acquired rights in Turkey for the next two editions of the Fifa Club World Cup football competition.

BeIN Media Group has acquired Uefa Champions League rights in Turkey for a slightly reduced fee, meaning it will show both of the governing body’s club competitions from 2018-19 onward.

Turkish media group Saran Media has acquired domestic rights to League of Legends esports events.

Sports broadcaster Eurosport has completed its set of grand slam tennis rights in Turkey and Central Asia, acquiring Wimbledon rights from Saran Media in a three-year deal.

BeIN Media Group, which owns Turkish pay-television operator Digiturk, is considering opening its own free-to-air sports channel in the country.

The Turkish Süper Lig’s tender structure has been drastically changed shortly before bids are due on November 21, making incumbent broadcaster Digiturk the clear favourite to renew its rights.

The Saran Media agency will become Turkey’s newest sports broadcaster in November, abandoning its role as a broker of media-rights deals in favour of exploiting rights itself.

Political turmoil, arguments over price and the beginning of Turkish Süper Lig negotiations has created a logjam in the Turkish sports-rights market, badly affecting rights-holders including the International Olympic Committee and the English Premier League.

The Saran Media agency’s barter deal with Turkish commercial broadcaster TV8 for National Basketball Association rights demonstrates how local interest in the NBA has waned over the last two years.

The Saran Media agency has suffered mixed fortunes in Turkey over the last fortnight, securing rights to England’s Premier League but losing out on Euro 2016 to Turkish state broadcaster TRT.

The Saran Media agency has entered into a long-term strategic partnership with the Turkish Volleyball Federation.

Fox’s deal to sublicense rights to the 2016 Olympic Games in Turkey to the Saran Media agency marks the end of its failed experiment with sport in the Turkish market.

The Saran Media agency has acquired rights in Turkey for the 2016 summer Olympic Games.

The Saran Media agency has acquired rights to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League European club football tournaments in various countries across Europe and Central Asia.

The Saran Media agency has acquired rights to LaLiga, the top division of Spanish football, in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The Saran Media agency has expanded its broadcast rights partnership with the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) to take in eight new markets.

The Saran Media agency has expanded its multi-year partnership with the All England Lawn Tennis Club to take in rights to the Wimbledon Championships in a further nine markets.