The value of International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships media rights in Europe has fallen for the second cycle in a row following a new deal announced this week
The creation of a multi-sport European Championships from 2018 is part of an attempt to de-clutter a congested sporting schedule, and to help summer sports benefit from each other’s popularity.
Interviews with four of the federations taking part in the inaugural 2018 multi-sport European Championships about why they have signed up to the new concept.
Contracts for Diamond League rights in sub-Saharan Africa are in the process of being rewritten for the 2016 season.
John Manning, research analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines live television audiences in key European markets for the evening session of this year’s IAAF World Athletics Championships.
Pan-regional sports broadcaster Eurosport took advantage of a lack of competition to secure live rights for the Diamond League athletics series in the key German and UK markets ahead of the 2015 season.
Interview with Petr Stastny, general coordinator and chief financial officer of the Diamond League, about the recent broadcast deal with Eurosport for the athletics series in the UK and Germany.
The European Broadcasting Union renewed worldwide rights to European Athletics events over four years at a steady rights fee in a deal agreed late last month.
Media rights clips from February 26 to March 11
Media rights clips from January 15 to January 28
Media rights clips from September 18 to October 1
The determination of outgoing International Association of Athletics Federations president Lamine Diack to leave a healthy legacy for whoever succeeds him in 2015 was the driving force behind the IAAF’s early extension of its global marketing and media-rights deal with Japanese advertising agency Dentsu.
Media rights clips from September 4 to 17
Interview with Nick Davies, deputy general secretary of the International Association of Athletics Federations, on the IAAF’s decision to sign a new 10-year deal with Japanese marketing agency Dentsu between 2020 and 2029.
Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences in key European markets for last month’s European Athletics Championships