Italian public-service broadcaster Rai is understood to be close to a sublicensing deal with Discovery Communications to acquire rights to the 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games.
Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE’s aggressive move to acquire all Spanish national team matches at the end of last month is evidence the country’s advertising market recovering from its 2013 low.
Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE surprised the market with deals for English FA Cup and Club World Cup rights this month.
Joseph Rivers, research analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences in selected European markets for the 2016 Paralympic Games.
David Svenson, research analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences in selected European markets for the 2016 Olympic Games.
The value of Vuelta a España rights in Spain fell for the third successive time in a renewal with TVE last week.
LaLiga president Javier Tebas this week described the Spanish league’s new domestic media rights deals as “historic” in terms of income and the completion of the move to collective selling.
Spain’s top-tier basketball league, the Liga ACB, this week defended its decision to switch coverage exclusively to pay-television from next season following a three-season deal with telco Telefónica.
Interview with Mario Hernando, director of media (communications and TV) at Spain’s top-tier basketball Liga ACB, about its move to pay-television in this month’s deal with telco Telefónica.
Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews the most-watched events of 2014 in France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
The top basketball league in Spain, Liga ACB, earned a decent domestic rights fee increase in its renewal with public-service broadcaster TVE.
Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences in key European markets for last month’s European Athletics Championships
Mike Kiernan, Analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, looks at audiences in key European markets for the 2014 Tour de France
There were mixed results for broadcasters of the 2013-14 Uefa Champions League in Europe's big five markets, as Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence explains
National team qualifier rights values tumble in Italy and Spain
Prisa stake at the centre of battle for control of Spanish pay-TV market as Canal Plus spends on rights
Eurosport set to tie up French Open in long-term deal to cement its grip on grand slam tennis
Tour de France commits early to EBU despite interest from agencies and pay-TV companies