Another public-service broadcasting union lost its grip on Olympic Games rights following deals signed by the International Olympic Committee late last month.
Spain’s LaLiga has reached its revenue target for international rights from 2015-16 with rights in some smaller territories left to sell, TV Sports Markets understands.
UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport this week blindsided its main rival Sky by picking up Ashes cricket rights, paying a rights-fee increase of about 20 per cent.
The German Bundesliga rounded off its international sales cycle this month, with deals in Australia and New Zealand.
Italy’s top basketball league, Lega Basket Serie A, is satisfied with the outcome of its recent domes-tic rights negotiations, even though total fees remain well below the level of five years ago.
Formula One’s broadcast rights value in Germany will fall by about seven per cent when the latest renewals, agreed last week, kick in from 2016.
Federal television channel Peretz has acquired rights in Russia to the 2015 Rugby World Cup national team tournament.
Leslie Moonves, the president and chief executive of CBS, has said that the US network would have liked a longer deal than a one-year extension with American football’s NFL for the Thursday Night Football package.
Polish pay-television operator Polsat will launch two new sports channels next year as part of a wider rollout.
Australian sports fans are set to be granted more access to high-definition coverage of top leagues and competitions due to a change in broadcasting regulations.
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Russian pay-television broadcaster NTV Plus has acquired rights to the 2015-16 season of American football league the NFL.