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The BBC’s desire to renew its FA Cup rights before its charter is renewed helped the English Football Association increase the value of domestic FA Cup media rights by more than 27 per cent.

  • Interview with Carsten Koerl, chief executive and founder of Sportradar, on the betting and data services company’s acquisition of Sportsman Media Holding and what it means for the betting rights sector

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    29 April 2016

    The investigation by Italy’s antitrust authority into the sale of Serie A rights, which led to €66m ($75m) in fines being handed down this month, centred on negotiations in a four-day period in June 2014 after bids had been made.

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    29 April 2016

    Australian commercial broadcaster Seven earlier this month maintained its hold on Rugby League World Cup rights at a significantly increased fee.

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    29 April 2016

    YLE will pay a 10-per-cent increase for media rights in Finland to the Olympic Games of 2018 and 2020, despite being unable to secure coverage of some of the most valuable events.

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    29 April 2016

    English Premier League rights fell in value in Cyprus this week as the league offered broadcasters a smaller package in an attempt to combat piracy.

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Date: 
29 April 2016

BeIN Media Group has acquired rights for the Wimbledon Championships in the Middle East and North Africa.