Basketball

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has continued its rights drive in Europe by striking deals in the Baltics, Poland and the Czech Republic

Fiba has agreed a broadcast deal in New Zealand with telco Spark for its international basketball competitions until 2025, the latest in a series of such agreements announced this week

Eleven Italy has landed a deal with Fiba for live coverage of international basketball events in the country until 2025. The streaming platform, which relaunched on its parent’s platform ElevenSports.c

Fiba, the world basketball governing body, has reached an agreement with Spanish public-service broadcaster RTVE for rights to the Spanish basketball team’s international matches until 2025.

Chinese digital sports platform Dongqiudi has acquired rights for Australia's National Basketball League in a two-season deal, covering 2021-22 and 2022-23

France Télévisions, the French public-service broadcaster, has secured exclusive free-to-air rights to the matches of France’s men’s and women’s national basketball teams, along with International Basketb…

The NBA secured a big uplift fee in Greece, while a late agreement with beIN in the Middle East and North Africa resulted in a decline.

United Media is paying increases in multiple territories for rights to events hosted by Fiba, world basketball’s governing body, in a pan-regional deal covering the Balkans, Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria.

The NBA, which opened its African headquarters in Johannesburg in 2010, sees widespread free-to-air coverage on the public-service broadcaster as key to growth in South Africa.

Fiba, the world basketball governing body, has grown its footprint in North America by signing a long-term agreement with Canadian pay-television broadcaster Sportsnet

Baltic media group TV3 has agreed a content deal with ESPN Sports Media for NCAA men’s college basketball.

EuroLeague Basketball has struck a late agreement with L’Équipe Group, which will broadcast selected matches in France, a major market where Europe’s top-tier club competition had not managed to secur…

Chinese telco China Mobile has extended a marketing partnership with the NBA in a new, five-season deal starting with the 2021-22 season now underway

Radio network Sports Entertainment Network New Zealand has acquired the Otago Nuggets, a team in the New Zealand National Basketball League

The Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL) has secured increased fees for its recent multi-season rights deals with TV3 Group’s OTT platform Go3 and commercial channel LNK.

The return of Greek powerhouse Olympiacos to the domestic top basketball division this season has seen more than a million euros added to the existing rights contract held by public broadcaster ERT.

Finnish commercial broadcaster Nelonen Media has announced a four-year rights deal with the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) to broadcast the country’s national team games and major tournaments.