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Interview with Fernando Manuel Pinto, head of sports rights at Globo, about the media company's recent deals with Brazilian football clubs.

Perform and the IMG agency this week unveiled their new joint venture, FC Diez Media, for the commercialisation of marketing and media rights to the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana. Perform’s Bruno Rocha talked to TV Sports Markets about the thinking behind the joint venture’s commercial strategy.

Polish MMA promotion KSW is entering the 15th year of its partnership with commercial and pay-television broadcaster Polsat – a key reason for its enduring popularity in the country. Martin Lewandowski speaks to TV Sports Markets about the promotion's past, present and future, and how it can remain number one despite the increasing presence of the UFC in Poland.

Danny Menken talks to TV Sports Markets about Eleven's new deal for NBA rights in Taiwan

On the back of Twitter's purchase of the IPL rights tender and its announcement of several sports streaming deals in Asia-Pacific, Aneesh Madani talks to TV Sports Markets about the social media platform's future strategy regarding sports rights in the region.

Interview with Rahul Johri, chief executive of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, about the Indian Premier League's $2.55bn deal with Star India

Barry Hearn talks to TV Sports Markets about World Snooker's digital rights deal in China with Rigour Media.

Interview with Sergey Dobrokhvalov, marketing and communications vice president at the Kontinental Hockey League, on the league's recent international rights deal with Lagardère Sports and the league's plans for expansion.

Richard Young, managing director at NFL China, on the NFL's latest exclusive digital rights deal with Tencent

Interview with Adam Kelly, head of global sales at IMG, on media-rights sales for Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor and the wider impact of the event.

TV Sports Markets talks to TSA founder and chief executive Marcus Luer about the launch of OTT sports-broadcasting platform Sportsfix in Malaysia. Click here to find out more about Luer's plans for the platform, which include a rollout across Southeast Asia.

Interview with Diego Palma, head of marketing at the Federación Ecuatoriana de Fútbol, on the long-term media-rights deal with pay-television broadcaster GolTV.

Interview with Rainer Geier, managing director of Sportradar’s digital platforms and services, about the agency’s launch of a B2B OTT platform for rights-holders.

Interview with Simon Denyer, Perform Group chief executive, on the agency’s deal to market NFL rights outside Europe and the US.

Interview with Sabine Kesseler, managing director, and Nino Ockhuysen, Executive Director, Fight Globe, on the agency's purpose, growth and the state of the combat sports market.