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Niklas Carlsson discusses the IBU’s latest media-rights agreement with the European Broadcasting Union, which potentially extends to 2030, and what this will mean for the governing body going forward.

The International Biathlon Union has doubled the value of its global media-rights in a ‘four-plus-four’ deal agreed in exclusive negotiations with the European Broadcasting Union.

The European Broadcasting Union’s new, more hard-nosed and aggressive strategy was the main factor behind its renewal of International Biathlon Union rights this week, TV Sports Markets understands.

Media rights clips from March 27 to April 9

FOOTBALL Football: Fifa, football’s global governing body, agreed deals in Spain for the 2014 World Cup with commercial broadcaster Mediaset and the Mediapro agency.

The International Biathlon Union has revised its budget for the 2020-21 period to cater for the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and is now forecasting a loss of €2.84m ($3.36m).

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has renewed a rights agreement with the Romania Ski Biathlon Federation (RSBF)

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has renewed its long-running global media-rights deal with the International Biathlon Union for…

At least 18 European Broadcasting Union (EBU) members will show coverage of the International Biathlon Union’s (IBU) Biathlon World Championships, which get underway in Antholz Anterselva, Italy today (…


EBU and Infront battle for biathlon rights for next four years

EBU chances of keeping hold of biathlon depend on ARD/ZDF as RTL eyes rights in Germany

Badminton: Pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport acquired live and highlights rights for the semi-finals and finals of this month's European Men’s and Women’s Team Championship. Co

Agencies reluctant to take on Uefa sales, and more...

The IBU said that it was “an easy decision” to turn down an increase in rights fee in order to remain with its long-term partner, the EBU.

With European football taking its mid-season break, the TV Sports Markets European survey for January shows top winter sports events dominating the tables.

Double threat to Eurosport from Eurosport-sceptics within EBU, and EC investigation into EBU collective selling

The TV Sports Markets monthly survey of European sports viewing in December shows Champions League second-phase matches topping the tables in six of 19 countries surveyed.

The International Biathlon Union will receive almost a 200-per-cent increase in television-rights

Rights-holders and commercial broadcasters united in opposition