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The value of Uefa’s national-team rights in Scandinavia from 2022-23 has risen sharply, with the European governing body the latest rights-holder to prosper in the region amid a push by broadcasters to seal long-term deals for premium properties.

LaLiga has started its European sales round strongly, gaining impressive fee increases from both the Nordic and Balkan regions in the first deals since the lifting of the three-season limit.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group’s rivals paid big fees to seal crucial Uefa club competition rights, allowing European football’s governing body to more than double its media-rights income in the Nordics.

Esports organisations ESL and DreamHack are looking to the long-term as they continue to agree media rights deals with more traditional broadcasters.

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has targeted tennis rights, with the additions of the ATP Tour and Wimbledon to its portfolio over the last two months complementing its WTA rights.

Broadcasters in both Denmark and Sweden pulled in strong audiences for Sunday’s IHF World Men’s Handball Championship final between the two Nordic countries.

Danish government-owned broadcaster TV2 and public-service broadcaster DR have added to their recent high-profile rights acquisitions in a deal to show the 2026 Fifa World Cup

TV2 Denmark, the government-owned subscription and free-to-air broadcaster, has retained exclusive rights to the 2021 season of esports’ Blast Premier series.

Danish government-owned broadcaster TV2 and public-service broadcaster DR have agreed sub-licensing deals with media company Discovery for rights to the 2022 winter Olympics in Beijing and the 2024 summer…

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Modern Times Group has opted for ATP World Tour rights instead of extending its coverage of the Women’s Tennis Association Tour, TV Sports Markets understands.

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

Ben Speight, head of SportBusiness Intelligence, analyses how last month’s handball World Championship proved a big draw in Spain, Germany and Denmark T

TV2 resurrects plan to launch premium pay-channel.

But proposed extension deal for top-tier domestic football rights needs approval of football association and competition authority.

On the three days before Christmas, Modern Times buys four years of football, three years of golf and two new channels.