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19 December 2014

The International Olympic Committee has completed its rights sales for the 2016 summer Olympic Games after agreeing a deal with Cuban state broadcaster Instituto Cubano de Radio y Televisión.

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    19 December 2014

    Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster DirecTV has secured exclusive broadcast and naming rights to the Liga de las Americas club competition in a deal struck with basketball’s world governing body, Fiba.

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    19 December 2014

    UK media regulator Ofcom has said Sky’s dominance of the UK pay-television sports rights market could harm competition, but stated it is “less clear” that an obligation to share content with other broadcasters should be extended to its rival, telecommunications company BT.

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    19 December 2014

    Major League Soccer expansion franchise New York City FC has announced a multi-year agreement to make regional pay-television sports broadcaster Yes Network its exclusive local television partner ahead of its 2015 debut in the North American club football competition.

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    19 December 2014

    Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has acquired rights in Germany and Austria for the Uefa Europa League European club football tournament.

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    19 December 2014

    The Ligue Nationale de Rugby, which operates the French professional rugby union league, has launched the sales process for rights to the top-tier Top 14 and second-tier Pro D2 divisions.