Volleyball

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has launched a new multi-sports streaming platform which will be monetised by pay-per-view and subscription revenues and will initially be centred on coverage of the domestic…

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has retained rights to Germany’s women’s Volleyball Bundesliga in a wide-ranging five-year agreement.

The French volleyball league (LNV) has launched a host broadcast tender for the production of top-tier matches from both the men’s and women’s leagues.

Volleyball World has announced that it has signed major long-term deals with the top-tier professional men’s and women’s volleyball leagues in Italy. 

The Korea Volleyball Federation (KOVO) has renewed its domestic media-rights agreement with broadcaster KBS in a deal reported to be worth KRW30bn ($26m/€22m) over six seasons, 2021-22 to 2026-27.

Sports streaming technology company Deltatre has redesigned the website and app of Volleyball World, the commercial rights-holder of all International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) properties

Coupang Play, the video streaming service of Korean e-commerce group Coupang, has secured the broadcast rights for the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Nations League.

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)