Skiing

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has agreed a rights deal with the Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events. The agreement begins with this weekend’s Marcialonga event in Italy.

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has teamed up with the International Ski Federation (FIS) and the Infront agency to provide ultra high-definition coverage of forthcoming alpine…

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension to its contract with the Ski Association of Japan for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held…

German sports broadcaster Sport1 will show highlights of a series of winter sports competitions on its digital platforms after reaching a new sublicensing agreement

Finnish public-service broadcaster YLE has renewed a rights agreement for the Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has extended its media rights in Denmark to the Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events

NBC Sports Group has retained media rights in the US market to events that fall under the auspices of US Ski & Snowboard in a renewal that runs until the end of the 2021-22 season

International pay-TV broadcaster beIN Media Group has agreed a multi-year rights deal covering the USA, Canada and Australia with the Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events.

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has renewed an agreement with the Infront agency for rights to a number of major events operated by the International Ski Federation (FIS)

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has fought off aggressive competition from commercial broadcaster Servus TV to seal a deal with the Infront agency for a host of major events operated by the International Ski Federation (Fis).

European Broadcasting Union to buy rights to Austrian ski association events in Europe Deal with IMG will be worth €8.2

Infront has beaten competition from rival agency IMG and the European Broadcasting Union to hold on to the international skiing federation’s global media and marketing rights.

Infront Sports & Media has agreed long-term extensions to three of its winter sports rights deals in a move seemingly aimed at heading off rival agency IMG’s ambition in the sector.

The IMG agency has agreed a three-year deal to distribute international media rights and sell sponsorship packages for snowboarding and skiing series the Freeride World Tour.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired rights to a host of winter sports properties in the Nordics from the Infront agency, landing a blow to public-service broadcasters in the region

New Zealand telco Spark launched its OTT sports platform on Thursday, with the company beginning its coverage with two newly-acquired properties focused on martial arts and action sports

The Infront agency has struck its second partnership extension with a national winter sports body in the space of a week after agreeing to continue its deal with US Ski & Snowboard

The Swedish Ski Association has agreed a five-season extension to its long-standing rights and production partnership with the Infront agency. The new contract will run from 2021-22 to 2025-26

The NBC Sports division of US media company NBCUniversal has launched an OTT product targeted at winter sports fans

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the International Ski Federation (FIS) have extended a media-rights deal for the FIS Ski Flying World Championships.

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has awarded the Infront agency the contract to market all media and commercial rights to the Alpine World Ski Championships and the Nordic World Ski Championships in 2023 and 2025.

The International Ski Federation has launched a tender process for the rights to the 2023 and 2025 editions of its Alpine and Nordic World Ski Championships.

French free-to-air sports broadcaster L'Équipe has acquired rights to the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard World Cups, the 2018 Ice Hockey World Championship and US wrestling organisation WWE.

The Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events has agreed new broadcast deals in France, the UK and the Middle East and North Africa region for the remainder of its 2017-18 season.

The International Paralympic Committee and World Para Alpine Skiing have stated that all World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup events during the 2017-18 season will be live streamed for the first time.

The Discovery Nordics division of media company Discovery Networks International has acquired rights in Sweden to the Ski Classics long-distance skiing championship.

Italian state broadcaster Rai has secured rights to the Ski Classics series of long-distance skiing events.

Ski Sport Finland has signed a long-term extension to its international media rights partnership with the Infront Sports & Media agency.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has struck an early renewal to its international media rights deal with the German Ski Association (DSV) for World Cup events held in the country.

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has extended a rights deal with the OSV, the governing body of skiing in the country.

Production company TVStart has agreed a deal to serve as the media partner of the Ski Classics long-distance skiing championship in Russia.

The start of the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships today (Tuesday) has seen the introduction of new technology which the International Ski Federation (FIS) hopes will significantly enhance television coverage of the sport.

The International Paralympic Committee has confirmed that live coverage of the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio, Italy, will be streamed via its official website.

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has launched a new official mobile application, which is available for download on Android and iOS devices and includes a host of video content.

Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT has acquired rights for the Ski Classics long-distance skiing championship.

Russian sports media platform Match TV has acquired rights to the 2016-17 season of International Ski Federation (FIS) competition the Cross-Country World Cup.

International pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports has extended rights agreements in Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Malta and Turkey for the Ski Classics long-distance skiing championship and also agreed a new deal for the series in the Netherlands.