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Last week’s Serie A rights-sharing deal between Italian pay-television operators Mediaset Premium and Sky Italia does not appear to presage a wider truce between the two companies, including a sharing of Uefa Champions League rights.

  • Date: 
    11 July 2014

    IMG said this week that its new merged events and media division would create efficiencies and provide opportunities that had been stymied by the compartmentalised management structure operated by private equity owners Forstmann Little prior to the sale of the agency late last year.

  • Date: 
    11 July 2014

    The Danish Superliga has increased its domestic rights fee despite limited competition by offering its rights for six years – an option opened up by a change in policy by the country’s competition authority.

  • Date: 
    11 July 2014

    The United States Golf Association was able to use the competition, or the threat of it, in the UK pay-television market to secure a strong increase in value of the rights to the US Open.

  • Date: 
    11 July 2014

    The Pragosport agency is understood to have broken even on its deal for the Czech football league following two broadcast deals it agreed at the end of last month.

  • Date: 
    11 July 2014

    The MP & Silva agency agreed deals for highlights and clips rights to the Belgian Pro League late last month, taking it towards breakeven on the  property.

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Date: 
22 July 2014

US sports broadcaster Universal Sports Network, a subsidiary of media company NBCUniversal, has extended its rights deal with the International Association of Athletics Federations through to 2019.