Russian Premier League to launch tender after rebuffing ‘pre-emptive’ Match TV bid

Zenit Saint Petersburg fans' tifo before Russian Premier League match v CSKA Moscow in 2019 (Photo by Epsilon/Getty Images)

The Russian Premier League is moving closer to launching an invitation to tender for its domestic broadcast rights from 2022-23 to 2025-26 after rejecting an extension proposal from incumbent rights-holder…