Afghanistan

IMG has renewed its deal for English Premier League rights in Eastern Europe and Central Asia for the next three seasons

The Saran Media agency has acquired exclusive rights in a host of Caucasus and Central Asian countries to the English FA Cup club football competition

The Saran Media agency has acquired exclusive rights for Serie A, the top division of Italian football, in 14 Eastern European territories

The Infront agency has already exceeded its guarantee to Fifa for rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across Asia with rights to the 2022 tournament still to sell in all but its most-valuable market, China, TV Sports Markets understands.

The Total Sports Marketing agency has agreed a five-year deal for worldwide media rights to all international matches and domestic tournaments organised by the Afghanistan Cricket Board.

LaLiga has increased the value of its rights in 13 European and Asian markets by about 20 per cent in a single deal with the Advisers Media International agency.

Afghan media group Ariana Television Network has extended its rights deal for the Fifa World Cup by acquiring rights to this year’s edition of the national team football tournament in Russia.

The CAA Eleven agency has launched new tenders for rights to Uefa national team properties.

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), formerly known as Multi Screen Media, has acquired exclusive broadcast rights in India and five other markets for the new Masters Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Afghan free-to-air broadcaster Ariana Television Network has acquired rights for coverage of Afghanistan national football team qualifiers ahead of the 2018 Fifa World Cup.