The Infront Sports & Media agency signed off relatively lucrative long-term deals for ice hockey’s World Championship in three markets last month.
BeIN Media Group and the Pitch International agency have agreed a host of deals for the International Handball World Championships over the past few weeks, TV Sports Markets understands.
Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 last week agreed a deal for National Basketball Association rights to bolster its sport content ahead of the launch of its dedicated sports channel.
The Danish Superliga has increased its domestic rights fee despite limited competition by offering its rights for six years – an option opened up by a change in policy by the country’s competition authority.
Uefa does good business for Euro 2016 in Sweden and Hong Kong
Tour de France commits early to EBU despite interest from agencies and pay-TV companies
CAA Eleven enjoys fee increase for Euro 2016 in Norway
European Qualifiers deal is first sign that Discovery will stimulate Nordic market
CAA Eleven busts the pan-Nordic broadcaster consortium to go market by market with the European Qualifiers and Euro 2016
Ufa Sports faces a hard battle to hold on to World Championship handball rights
But proposed extension deal for top-tier domestic football rights needs approval of football association and competition authority.