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The threat of competition helped the Norwegian Ski Federation increase the value of both its domestic and international rights from 2021-22, despite signing renewals in exclusive windows.

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.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group’s monster six-season English Premier League deal signed this month has shocked the Nordic media market and left TV2 in Norway reeling.

TV2 Norway has agreed to almost treble the value of media rights to the country’s top-tier ice hockey league, the Get-ligaen.

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 will offer English Premier League matches in ultra high-definition 4K for the first time from November 1

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 is to show widespread coverage of the country’s top handball and ice hockey leagues with matches produced using automated cameras.

Norwegian pay-television provider Canal Digital is upping the price for access to premium sports channels from TV2 amid higher rights costs paid by the commercial and pay-television broadcaster

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has acquired rights to the country’s Uefa European Qualifiers and Nations League matches, from 2022-23 to 2027-28, as well as the 2024 and 2028 E…

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Uefa has increased the value of Europa League media rights in Scandinavia by about 45 per cent in deals with TV2 in Norway and Discovery Communications in Denmark and Sweden.

The Norwegian handball federation returned to former broadcast partner TV2 last month, keeping its media-rights revenue steady in the process.

New inventory and strong broadcaster competition has seen the value of Uefa’s package of national team rights increase markedly in Scandinavia.

Discovery Communications’ ambition to strengthen its market position in the Nordics helped Norway’s football league defy all expectations in the sale of its media rights last week.

Strong competition in the Nordics between established media groups and an as-yet unidentified player helped the Premier League double its income in the region – continuing the remarkable start to its new international sales cycle.

TV2 Norway’s deal to buy the C More pay-television operation in Norway last month was driven by a desire to boost subscriber numbers ahead of the upcoming Premier League auction.

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.

Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews audiences across selected European markets for the Winter Olympics in Sochi

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

TV2 resurrects plan to launch premium pay-channel.