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Formula One Group is considering removing live streaming rights from official broadcast partners to launch its own online streaming platform, reports Autoweek.

The Austrian Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EHL) has agreed a three-year extension to its exclusive broadcast rights deal with the Sportsman Media Group.

NTV Plus has secured the Russian broadcast rights to Spain's Liga Endesa basketball division in a deal until the end of the 2013-14 season. 

Sky Brasil has agreed a deal with Bandsports to carry coverage of the French Open, according to the Maquina do Esporte website.

Kazakhstan’s first sports-dedicated television channel will launch on July 1, according to the Tengri News website.

Spanish Liga football club Atlético de Madrid has been ordered to pay Mediapro €5.365m ($6.92m) for breaking its broadcast rights contract with the agency.

ESPN Star Sports signs multi-year agreement with Bharti Airtel, Airtel Digital TVto distribute its six primary channel in India. 

Sony Six has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to Uefa Euro 2016 across the Indian subcontinent.

TVB has acquired the free-to-air and pay-television rights to broadcast the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Hong Kong.

Liberty Global has placed its Chellomedia television-channel business up for sale, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Sportsman Media and Red Bull Media House have formed a new company to market the media rights to the World Rally Championship.

Manchester United has received a record broadcast payment of £60.8m for the 2012-13 Premier League season.