The International Association of Athletics Federations has bought time on the NBC network in order to get free-to-air coverage in the United States of its flagship World Championships.
Football: SBS International, the acquisition arm of Korean private free-to-air broadcaster SBS, acquired the rights for all Fifa events from 2007 to 2014, including the 2010 and 2014 World Cups.
Formula One Management is to agree a two-year extension with its long-term Latin American broadcaster, cable channel Fox, for the 2007 and 2008 seasons.
Senior executives in the television and sports sectors fear that the decision to change the event schedule of the 2008 Olympics to benefit NBC will undermine the value of Olympic TV contracts.
Olympics: The Arab States Broadcasting Union, representing the region's free-to-air broadcasters, acquired the rights for the 2012 Olympic Games in London in a deal worth $21m (£11m/€16.7m) with the International Olympic Committee.
International rights split between several agencies - revenue increases 275 per cent
Eight of the world’s Top 10 leagues for domestic audiovisual revenue are European and two Latin American, according to a new report comparing rights deals by TV Sports Markets.
Further evidence of the Indian board’s growing influence across the sport.
Cricket: Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine Network acquired the rights to this month's Champions Trophy and the 2007 World Cup in a deal with News Corporation subsidiary Global Cricket Corporation.
Football: Romanian public-service broadcaster TVR acquired the rights for all 31 matches of the Euro 2008 tournament in a deal with the Sportfive agency.