Skiing

Swiss-Ski, the sport’s national governing body in Switzerland, has entered into exclusive negotiations for its domestic and international rights, from 2022-23, with public-service broadcaster SRG SSR a…

Infront has edged closer to enhancing its dominance over skiing media rights, with the agency entering exclusive negotiations with the Swiss Ski Association for international rights from 2022-23, following a hotly contested tender process.

Wsportsmedia, the Sweden-based broadcast production and media-rights sales company involved notably in winter sports, has named IMG’s Patrik Bauer as the Pro Tour director for the Visma Ski Classics.

The Infront agency has extended its global rights deal with the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) for a further five seasons, till 2025-26

The threat of competition helped the Norwegian Ski Federation increase the value of both its domestic and international rights from 2021-22, despite signing renewals in exclusive windows.

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK has renewed its domestic rights for Norwegian Ski Federation events for a further five seasons, while also striking an sublicensing agreement with commercial and…

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension with the Norwegian Ski Federation for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held in the country

Swiss-Ski, the sport’s national governing body in Switzerland, has withdrawn its request to remove the iconic race in Wengen race from the provisional 2021-22 FIS World Cup calendar as it seeks a resolution t…

The future of the flagship FIS Ski World Cup race in Wengen is under threat because of a long-running row between organisers and Swiss-Ski, the national governing body, over the distribution of media and…

Johan Eliasch, a candidate for the International Ski Federation (FIS) presidency, has called for the sport to introduce more formats that are suited for television in order to drive higher audiences and…

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

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).

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