Volleyball

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has been voted the best performing Olympic International Federation on social media in a study by the Redtorch digital agency

The IMG agency has acquired international media rights to the top tier of men’s volleyball in Italy, the Lega Pallavolo Serie A, for a four-season period between 2020-21 and 2023-24.

Brazil’s Council for Administrative Defence (Cade), the competition regulator, has opened an investigation into possible anti-competitive practices in media group Globo’s contracts with the Brazilian Vol…

Digital sports content and technology company Genius Sports Group has further enhanced its presence in volleyball by forming an exclusive official data and streaming agreement with Lega Volley, the governing…

Private equity company CVC Capital Partners is investing in a new commercial entity with the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) that will jointly manage rights for major global volleyball competitions
USA

Athletes Unlimited, the start-up network of professional sports leagues, has announced that its inaugural indoor volleyball season will take place at Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas, Texas, from February 2…

Italian public broadcaster Rai has acquired rights to broadcast volleyball’s European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Champions League across both the men’s and women’s game. R

Argentina’s Federación Metropolitana de Voleibol, which oversees the country’s top volleyball competitions, has announced plans to launch a major new digital platform in partnership with Genius Sports Grou…

Sports data and technology Genius Sports has expanded its work with the Swedish Volleyball Federation (SVF) by launching the body’s first live streaming platform.

Saran Media Group, the Istanbul-based media-rights agency, has acquired rights in Turkey to club and national team competitions organised by the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV)

Global Sports Rights Management, the agency that recently acquired the international rights to the top two Brazilian football leagues, remains interested in securing a similar remit with the Argentinian…

Polish pay-television broadcaster Polsat has regained rights to the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Champions League from 2020-21, signing a new deal with the governing body and its distribution…

Sports data and technology company Genius Sports has agreed a live streaming deal with the Volleyball Association of Singapore

The recent sale of betting streaming and data rights by the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) has become a subject of contention among stakeholders seeking to understand the rationale for selling the rights for a 10-year term and not running a competitive tender process.

The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), the sport’s governing body in Europe, has been condemned by a body representing volleyball’s European clubs with a recent 12-year global media-rights and pro…

The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) secured an uplift for its club-competition betting streaming and data rights in its deal with the IMG Arena agency, but the valuation was still well below the rights-holder’s expectations for the property.

The Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV), the sport’s governing body in Europe, has announced its second high-profile rights agreement in as many weeks in a long-term betting streaming and data…