Rai, Mediaset and Sky were all expected to bid this week for a cut-price 2018 Fifa World Cup. The rights in Italy have plummeted in value since the national team failed to qualify for the tournament, losing a play-off to Sweden.
Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT has picked up rights to the International Table Tennis Federation’s 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships, which will take place in Halmstad, Sweden.
New inventory and strong broadcaster competition has seen the value of Uefa’s package of national team rights increase markedly in Scandinavia.
Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT has acquired rights for motor-racing’s World Rallycross Championship.
Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT has secured a rights agreement for International Ice Hockey Federation events including the annual IIHF World Championship.
The Infront Sports & Media agency’s deals last week for World Championship and World Cup skiing events with Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT are thought to represent a decent increase on the current value of the rights.
Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT has agreed a five-year extension to its rights deal for a range of International Ski Federation (FIS) events, under an agreement brokered by the Infront Sports & Media agency.
Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT has agreed a three-year deal allowing it to televise the men’s and women’s singles finals of the Wimbledon tennis championships.