Norway

The Norges Fotballforbund (NFF), Norway’s football federation, has extended a title sponsorship deal for the country’s third tier with PostNord, the Nordic postal services and logistics company.

Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 has secured domestic rights to a host of Norwegian football properties, including the top-tier Eliteserien, from 2023, in the most valuable media rights deal in the…

Norwegian telecoms rivals Altibox and Telenor have made a joint bid for domestic rights to Norwegian football, including the men’s top-tier Eliteserien, from 2023 onwards.

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2, and public-service broadcaster NRK, have continued their cooperation in the football rights market by agreeing a deal for the 2026 Fifa World Cup

Oslo-based live sports streaming platform Joymo has announced the appointment of former Google executive Øystein Strand Teslo to the newly-created role of vice-president of growth and partnerships.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group, the Stockholm-based media group, has acquired exclusive rights in Denmark, Norway and Sweden to the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup, which will take place in Australia a…

The Norwegian Handball Federation (NHF) has been forced to withdraw its co-hosting rights to the European Handball Federation’s women’s Euro 2020, with plans now being worked on for Denmark to become the…

Domestic rights to a host of Norwegian football, including the men’s top-tier Eliteserien, have been put out to tender.

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 will offer English Premier League matches in ultra high-definition 4K for the first time from November 1

When Pearse Connolly set about revamping the marketing of Norwegian national team home matches he didn’t expect to use the Catholic church as inspiration.

Europe’s short-lived hosting of ESPN’s X Games is set to be revived, but with the failed 2022 winter Olympic Games bidder Oslo in the driving seat, will the action sports event be back for good?

The Austrian resort town of Saalbach has defeated rival bidders from Germany and Switzerland to land the 2025 Alpine World Ski Championships, while the Norwegian city of Trondheim has been rubber-stamped…

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 is to show widespread coverage of the country’s top handball and ice hockey leagues with matches produced using automated cameras.

Norwegian pay-television provider Canal Digital is upping the price for access to premium sports channels from TV2 amid higher rights costs paid by the commercial and pay-television broadcaster.

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has acquired rights to the country’s Uefa European Qualifiers and Nations League matches, from 2022-23 to 2027-28, as well as the 2024 and 2028 E…

Discovery Networks Norway, an arm of the international broadcast group that owns Eurosport, has taken legal action over the move by the Norwegian state to ban the advertising of foreign betting companies…

The Norwegian branch of international media group Discovery has appointed Morten Johannessen as its new sports director following on from a stint serving as acting director of sport for the last year

Formula One has agreed a deal with YouTube that will allow the Google-owned platform to live stream the Eifel Grand Prix in Germany for free in seven countries in Europe

The Watch & Bet service of sports data and AI technology company Stats Perform has been chosen by the Norwegian state lottery’s sportsbook, Norsk Tipping, as its sole live streaming video supplier.

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK has renewed its domestic rights for Norwegian Ski Federation events for a further five seasons, while also striking an sublicensing agreement with commercial and…

The Infront agency has agreed a five-year extension with the Norwegian Ski Federation for the international media rights to all International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup events held in the country

Svein Arne Hansen, the president of European Athletics since 2015, has died at the age of 74, the organisation has reported

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK is to show the 2021 World Wrestling Championships, which will take place in Oslo

Discovery-owned international sports broadcaster Eurosport has announced its plans to broadcast Norway’s Eliteserien across its linear and OTT streaming platforms across Europe.

Telco Telia's customers in Norway do not currently have access to commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2's channels following on from the pair failing to agree a renewal on their distribution agreement…

Poland’s Ekstraklasa has struck broadcast deals in some key European markets as the league continues its preparations to return to action on May 29 following the Covid-19 shutdown.

Discovery, the media group and owner of pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport and subscription streaming service Dplay, will broadcast the first live golf since before the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown…

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has secured exclusive rights to Spain’s LaLiga from 2021-22 to 2025-26.

Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has enhanced its live sport offering during the Covid-19 shutdown by acquiring rights to the Faroe Islands Premier League, the top tier of club football…

Commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has acquired Uefa Champions League rights in Norway from 2021-22 onwards, following on from rival Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group's announcement earlier…

This year’s European Athletics Championships in the French capital of Paris, which were scheduled to take place from August 25-30, have been cancelled.

The Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) has expanded its long-running distribution agreement with Altibox, the Norwegian IPTV operator

The Norwegian Ski Federation (NSF), already suffering financial losses as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, has lost one of its key sponsors – the country’s largest civil engineering company Veidekke.

Esports organisations DreamHack and ESL have agreed a media-rights deal for the ESL Pro Tour with Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2

The Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has retained exclusive rights to motor racing’s Formula 1 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, while also securing the rights in Finland and Iceland in the broadcaster’s lat…