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First ever tie in ski-jumping’s Four Hills tournament attracts huge television audiences.

Football’s governing body in Australia hopes to increase television-rights revenue for national team’s matches

Irish government likely to add final day’s coverage of the Ryder Cup to its list of events protected for free-to-air coverage.

Uefa's stumbling block in rights negotions for Euro 2008

Serie A champions Juventus set to sign a deal with Italian state broadcaster Rai.

The International Olympic Committee in major dispute with US television network ABC

US television networks HBO, Showtime and ESPN set to increase amount of boxing shown

Irish broadcasters TV3 and Setanta issue complaint against ITV

Mediaset and Serie A’s Juventus sign €248 million deal

James Pickles, Miriam Sherlock and Ben Speight report from Monaco on the talk of the town duringthe Sportel trade fair

Sky Italia this week threatened legal action for breach of contract

England’s Premier League agreed to end British Sky Broadcasting’s monopoly over live coverage of league games as part of a compromise deal with the European Commission which is expected to end the com…

The collapse last year of Bernie Ecclestone’s Formula 1 digital “super signal” service was thought likely to end the coverage of the sport on pay-television.

Kirch, ITV Digital and the Football League, NTL, the Scottish Premier League, the aftermath of the ISL affair at Fifa. Quite apart from self-inflicted wounds at Fifa and also at Vivendi/Canal Plus

The impending takeover by French media group Vivendi Universal of the crippled Swiss sports agency ISL will provide an important counterbalance against the Kirch Group in the sale of football World Cup…