Nordics

The Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) plans to become Europe’s number one streaming service. If successful, its Viaplay OTT brand could soon be as ubiquitous as Sky or ESPN. But scaling in Europe on a market-by-market basis is an expensive and highly risky strategy.

TV2, the Danish government-owned broadcaster, has followed up its deal for rights to the Uefa European Qualifiers, Nations League and European Championship by acquiring rights to Denmark’s qualifying m…

European Leagues, the body of European football leagues, has gone to market early with the centralised fastpath data rights to league and cup competitions organised by a total of 18 different league bodies…

Lega Serie A has accepted offers for rights to Italian football’s Coppa Italia and Supercoppa from 2021-22 to 2023-24 in four European countries, along with Australia, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Vietnam and s…

Denmark’s defeat to England in the semi-final of the Uefa European Championship attracted a record audience on DR, the Danish public broadcaster.

Action from the Uefa European Championship quarter-finals attracted strong audiences on public-service broadcasters in the competing nations of Belgium, Denmark and Switzerland

A total of five candidates are in the running to succeed René Fasel as the president of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

TV4, the Swedish commercial broadcaster, attracted a second-half audience of 2.83 million viewers on Tuesday evening for the Uefa European Championship round-of-16 clash between Sweden and Ukraine

The Badminton World Federation has announced major changes to its 2021 calendar, including the cancellation of a swathe of Asian tournaments and moving the Sudirman Cup Finals and World Tour Finals out…

Pay-television broadcaster C More has secured media rights in Sweden and Finland to Italy's Serie A for the next three seasons

Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 has offered to introduce a Video Assistant Referee system for domestic football competitions for when it takes over the broadcast rights in 2023

Tuesday evening’s heavyweight Uefa European Championship clash between Germany and World Cup holders France attracted bumper audiences on free-to-air broadcasters in both countries.

Spring Media, the Stockholm-based agency, has extended its agreement to commercialise the broadcast rights and improve broadcast exposure for Sweden’s top speedway league.

Sportway, the Stockholm-based automated production and live streaming firm, has reached an agreement with the Danish Ice Hockey Union (DIU) to install artificial intelligence camera production infrastructure…

Media company the Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent Group) has secured exclusive media rights to broadcast the 2021 and 2024 editions of the Copa América in multiple countries through its Viaplay subscription …

NRK Sport, the sports division of Norwegian public broadcaster NRK, has agreed a deal with artificial intelligence company WSC Sports to deliver automated real-time highlights of its coverage of the forthcoming…