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The Football Association’s invitation to tender for its international rights from 2018-19 to 2023-24 opens the way for a type of deal that has become increasingly rare: a single agency buyout worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

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30 September 2016

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda, through its subsidiary, the Infront Sports & Media agency, has signed a long-term rights distribution partnership with the Badminton World Federation.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2016

    Philippe Le Floc’h, a former marketing director at Uefa, football’s European governing body, has been appointed as the new chief commercial officer at the sport’s global administrative organisation, Fifa.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2016

    The European Broadcasting Union has retained rights to Swiss-Ski events after a dispute that also involved the Infront Sports & Media agency was resolved, according to the umbrella body for public-service broadcasters.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2016

    Lagardère Sports, the sports marketing division of conglomerate Lagardère, has signed a long-term rights distribution extension with the Confederation of African Football, according to the Ahram news service.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2016

    A live stream of the opening tee of this weekend’s Ryder Cup will be available via the official website of the golf event and various other digital platforms.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2016

    UK pay-television broadcaster Premier Sports has signed a long-term extension to its rights deal with North American ice hockey league the NHL.