TV2 (Denmark)

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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.

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.

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has acquired rights to the Wimbledon tennis grand slam in a four-year deal beginning this year, replacing the Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has signed an agreement with the IMG agency giving it access to matches from both Italy’s Serie A and Spain’s LaLiga.

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has acquired rights to the X Games from 2019, taking over rights from public-service broadcaster DR

The Infront Sports & Media agency has brokered long-term rights deals with broadcasters in Canada, Denmark and Germany for a number of leading ice hockey events.

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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.