Callum McCarthy, Europe office

Sports marketing agency Integral has acquired free-to-air rights in Nigeria to 200 hours of live content from Tokyo 2020, acquiring the rights from the Infront agency

Portugal's Public Ministry (MP) is investigating a commission payment related to FC Porto's wide-ranging commercial rights deal with Portugal Telecom, deepening the corruption crisis gripping Portuguese…

Pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports has retained third-party rights in Belgium to Uefa European Qualifiers and the Uefa Nations League, acquiring rights through to the beginning of the FIFA World Cup 2026.

Telenet has renewed its deal for exclusive English Premier League rights in Belgium, extending its agreement with the league for another three seasons

Multi-platform broadcaster DAZN has filed a claim against Vodafone Italia at London’s High Court, accusing the telco of multiple ‘deliberate’ breaches of a carriage deal between the two.

Russian state-owned bank Sberbank has signed a "preliminary cooperation agreement" with agency Telesport that the bank says will lead to its acquisition of the company

Sky Deutschland has renewed its deal for exclusive media rights to the English Premier League in Germany and Austria, as well as exclusive German-language rights in Switzerland, for a further three seasons…

DAZN and Matchroom Boxing have confirmed a global media rights deal that from July 31 will include rights in the UK and Ireland, ending a decades-long partnership between Matchroom and pay-television broadcaster…

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired exclusive rights to Professional Darts Corporation events in the Netherlands, securing a five-year deal to solidify its new sports offering in the country

The expectation that Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group will enter the Dutch market continues to gather pace as pay-television broadcaster Ziggo Sport confirmed its loss of Formula One rights in the Netherlands…

Dutch public-service broadcaster the NOS will continue as the exclusive free-to-air broadcaster of the Olympic Games in the Netherlands, securing rights to the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing and the 2024 Summer Games in Paris. 

Italian production house NVP and startup OTT platform provider Hiway Media have finalised a joint venture that will see the two companies combine to offer end-to-end services to rights-holders and broadcasters in the sports industry.