Frank Dunne

European football federations ponder how to increase the value of their friendly rights

Rai and Sky Italia in Lega Basket rights bids

Uefa chief says that the changes to Europa League qualification rules will lead to “significant” increases in TV rights values

The Global Sports Media Consumption Report 2013 shows that second-screen activity is growing, but is it a threat or an opportunity for the sports broadcasting industry?

When Uefa meets for its executive committee meeting this week in London there is a very good chance, I understand, that it will ratify a measure to boost the Europa League: from the 2015-16 season theā€¦
USA

A buy-out deal for ESPN America could be weeks away, with Setanta, Chello and Eurosport all in the frame

Mediaset close to deal for NFL and other rights but Sportitalia needs fresh funds to carry on broadcasting

Rights for Six Nations, Pro12 and autumn internationals on Italian market at the same time

The Italian collective selling law, known as the Melandri law, needs updating, says Enzo Morelli, the lawyer who advised the Italian government on the drafting of the law in 2008. The Italian antitrust authority should not be interfering in how Serie A clubs share their media rights income, top lawyer says

IMG Media concludes deals for Premier League rights in Vietnam and Japan

Basketball’s Euroleague will have to sell airtime around TVE’s coverage of Real Madrid if it wants to match its old rights fees