Czech Republic

Czech pay-television platform Telly has extended its carriage deal with international media group Discovery for the latter’s portfolio of channels, including Eurosport.

Mixed martial arts promotion, the Professional Fighters League, has announced broadcast rights renewals for the 2021 season in Spain, Latin America, New Zealand and the Czech Republic

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has awarded hosting rights for its 2024 and 2025 World Championships to Nové Město na Moravě and Lenzerheide, respectively, while a two-year probe into corruption at…

Pay-television broadcaster O2 has acquired rights to the NFL in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and will make content available via Digi Slovakia’s Premier Sport channel.

Media group AMC Networks has agreed a new Formula 1 rights deal in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, but will lose exclusivity as the premium F1 TV Pro version of the series’ OTT platform will launch i…

Sports broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights in Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia to the World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) motorsport series

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

The Saran Media agency has held on to LaLiga broadcast rights in the Czech Republic and Slovakia from 2021-22 to 2025-26 in the latest five-year agreement signed by the Spanish top flight

Media group AMC Networks has acquired rights in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Home Tour series

LaLiga, the governing body of Spanish football’s top two divisions, has launched its invitation to tender covering broadcast rights in 16 European territories.

Czech public broadcaster Česká Televize will continue its long-running coverage of the Olympics after negotiating the acquisition of sublicensed rights to the 2022 winter Games in Beijing and the 2024 s…

Media group AMC Networks has acquired rights to the next three editions of the Spanish Supercopa, which will be held in Saudi Arabia

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has strengthened its position in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia by securing exclusive rights to men’s tennis organisation the ATP Tour in a…

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has confirmed that it has received three bids spanning seven countries for the 2024 edition of the Women’s EHF Euro national team tournament.

Media group AMC Networks acquired rights to the Swedish Hockey League in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, bolstering its ice hockey portfolio

NHL expands fan tour after initial entry to Europe last year

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has awarded hosting rights for its World Championships between 2023 and 2025

The National Hockey League announced that the Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Blackhawks, Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning will participate in the 2019 NHL Global Series

The National Hockey League will continue its European push by making plans to stage a season-opening game in Prague and another two matches in Stockholm next season

The World Rowing Federation (FISA) has taken the decision to attribute its 2022 World Championships to Racice in the Czech Republic after initial bids for the event failed to meet its guidelines.

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced that the Swiss city of Basel will host the World Championships for para-badminton and able-bodied athletes in 2019, marking the first time that both events have been held concurrently in the same location.

The Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) has released its provisional calendar for the 2018 season, with events in the Czech Republic and Argentina having been added to the schedule.

Cities in England, the Czech Republic, Russia and China have submitted bids to replace Singapore as host of the Women’s Tennis Association’s season-ending Finals event.

The Czech Republic has been awarded hosting rights to the 2021 World Orienteering Championships.

Organisers of the Czech Masters golf tournament have reached an agreement with the European Tour to continue staging the event for the next six years.

The World Curling Federation (WCF) has awarded hosting rights to its Olympic Qualification Event (OQE) for the 2018 winter Games in Pyeongchang to Pilsen in the Czech Republic.

Poland and the Czech Republic are planning a joint bid for the 2030 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Polish officials.

The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) has received bids from Brazil and the Czech Republic to stage its World Championships in 2021.

Prague has been announced as the host of the first edition of new men’s tennis tournament the Laver Cup.

The MotoGP motorcycling world championship has secured the future of one of its key races after it was confirmed that the Czech city of Brno will continue to stage its annual event until 2020.

German sportswear manufacturer Adidas has signed Tomáš Berdych to become its new men’s tennis figurehead, while Kei Nishikori has agreed a lucrative extension to his partnership with Japanese clothing company Uniqlo.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced that the 2019 edition of its men's Softball World Championship will take place in the Czech Republic cities of Prague and Havlickuv Brod, with the women's event being staged in Chiba, Japan.

Energy and financial services company CEFC China has become the majority shareholder of Czech First League top-tier football club Slavia Prague.