Belarus

Setanta Sports has secured a four-year extension of National Hockey League rights in Ukraine and the Eurasia region, from the 2022-23 season through 2025-26

Belarus has lost its latest major sporting event with the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) announcing that its 2021 Pentathlon and Laser Run World Championships will not take place in Minsk

Lithuanian officials have announced the country would be open to co-hosting ice hockey’s 2021 IIHF World Championship alongside Latvia after Belarus was stripped of its hosting rights for the tournament e…

Major sponsors of the 2021 Ice Hockey World Championship in Belarus and Latvia have threatened to withdraw their support for the competition because of the recent human rights record of Belarus

International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) president René Fasel has maintained the organisation remains committed to Belarus co-hosting its 2021 World Championship, but admitted that the government needs …

Belarusian telecoms operator Beltelecom has added Basketball World and Match! Planet, two Russian sports channels, to its channel line-up on Zala, its terrestrial television and IPTV service

The Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has been banned from attending the Tokyo Olympic Games next year by the International Olympic Committee as part of a series of provisional sanctions outlined…

The South Africa v England one-day international cricket series in South Africa was postponed, following concerns about the welfare of players and after reports of breaches of the bio-secure bubbles surrounding…

Subscription broadcaster Setanta Sports has secured exclusive rights to Belgium’s Pro League in Ukraine and the Eurasia region in a five-year agreement.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) will put together an Expert Group to conduct a full review into the status of its 2021 World Championship after Latvia expressed an unwillingness to co-host…

International sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Spain to European Handball Federation club competitions for the next six seasons in a deal with…

The Asian Football Confederation has continued inroads into increasing its exposure in European markets by agreeing a broadcast rights deal with SIA Media Group covering Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Lithuania,…

Latvian prime minister Krišjānis Kariņš has questioned the country’s co-hosting of the 2021 Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship with Belarus in light of widespread political protests and allegations of huma…

Belarusian telecoms operator Beltelecom has retained broadcast rights to the country’s top-tier ice hockey league in a new agreement with the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association (BIHA).

The Russian Premier League has announced a broadcast deal spanning 11 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The International Biathlon Union has confirmed the line-up of candidate cities bidding to host its Biathlon World Championships in 2024 and 2025

The Belarusian Football Federation (ABFF) has sold broadcast rights to the domestic Premier League on an exclusive basis for the first time after agreeing a deal with telco Beltelecom