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.
Football: France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel agreed new deals for top-tier Ligue 1.
Football: Italian public-service broadcaster Rai agreed a deal with the Sportfive agency for the rights to football’s Euro 2008 tournament.
Golf: UK pay-broadcaster Setanta acquired the rights to the US PGA Tour in a six-year deal, from 2007 to 2012.
The 2006 World Cup in Germany is on course to break television viewing records.
The NBA’s renewal of its domestic television rights deals was the largest broadcast rights deal agreed in 2007
TV Azteca and Televisa have unofficially agreed not to compete for football
Formula One Management to take over host-broadcasting of Formula One series from this season.