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AFL recovers renegotiation losses in Foxtel, Telstra extensions

AFL match between the Melbourne Demons and the Brisbane Lions at Melbourne Cricket Ground. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

The Australian Football League has clawed back losses it is suffering due to Covid-19-related renegotiations of its domestic media-rights deals in a two-year extension of its biggest deal, with pay-television operator Foxtel.

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