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Israel’s Sports Channel is paying a reduced fee for Uefa Champions League rights during the current cycle, bringing the competition’s value back to a more rational level.

Chinese online video platform Kuaishou has acquired rights for full, live matches from the Uefa Champions League, in a deal covering the knockout stage of the competition this season

Uefa Champions League fees are up in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Kosovo, while a big increase for rights to second and third-tier competitions in Romania mitigated a lower Champions League fee.

The Uefa Executive Committee has today (Monday) approved the retention of Team Marketing as the commercial rights agency for Uefa club competitions during the 2024-27 cycle, albeit with Relevent Sports…

The Team Marketing agency is understood to have retained its remit to sell commercial rights to Uefa club competitions from 2024-25 to 2026-27, but with US-based firm Relevent Sports Group to be awarded…

Uefa has secured one of its largest cycle-on-cycle increases in recent years after securing a deal with Armenian newcomer OTT player Vivaro Media, which has made an aggressive entry into the market.

The deadline gives the four remaining companies – Team Marketing, Relevent Sports Group, Endeavor and Infront – one last chance to improve or amend their bids to become the exclusive commercial rights agent of Uefa club competitions.

Four sports marketing agencies are among the leading bidders in the ongoing Uefa club competitions request for proposals following presentations given recently, SportBusiness understands

Uefa and the European Clubs Association’s hopes of receiving a minimum guarantee for rights to Uefa club competitions look to have been dashed after bidders failed to find a cost-effective method of delivering one.

The value of Uefa Champions League rights in Poland has remained at a high level as Polsat has paid a modest increase to secure Uefa Champions League rights in the country for the next three seasons.

Sport 24, the in-flight and in-ship service owned and operated by the IMG agency, has finalised a new deal to show the Uefa club competitions until the end of the 2023-24 season

Uefa has secured a modest increase for its club competition rights in Hungary thanks to its new deals with MTVA, AMC Networks and RTL.

The value of Uefa club competition rights has fallen heavily in Japan and also declined in Southeast Asia during the current cycle, mirroring wider trends in the markets.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand’s agreement for exclusive media rights to all matches of the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup is the largest ever deal for the tournament in the country.

Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) has confirmed the renewal of its exclusive linear television and digital rights in the Indian subcontinent for Uefa club competitions for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle

While Uefa's search for a club competition sales agent should be the blockbuster tender of the century, agencies have greeted the opportunity with as much bemusement as excitement.  

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group paid an almost three-fold increase to acquire rights to Uefa’s club competitions in the Baltics after a neck-and-neck bidding process with TV3 Group.