Austria

Uefa, European football’s governing body, has agreed a deal for Euro 2008 rights with Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF.

Football: The England Football Association agreed deals for its international rights covering the fouryear period from 2008-09 to 2011-12, bringing in worldwide revenues of over $300m (£144m/€207m) - …

The Sportfive agency is facing a dilemma in its Euro 2008 television rights negotiations in Austria.

Rugby Union: French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions acquired the rights for the Six Nations tournament in a four-year deal with the Six Nations Committee, from 2010 to 2013, worth over €…

Football: Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF acquired the rights for all 31 matches of the Euro 2008 tournament in a deal worth €10m (£7m). 

Rugby Union: Pay-broadcaster Supersport acquired the rights for South Africa’s domestic Currie Cup competition and home Test matches outside the Tri-Nations tournament.

Football: The English Premier League sold the rights for its internet and mobile clips packages to various companies worldwide for the three years from 2007-08 to 2009-10, bringing in about $40m (£20m/€29m).

Football: Spanish agency Mediapro signed a deal worth close to €100m (£68m) per season from 2009-10 to 2013-14, for the television rights of the G-30, the group of 25 first and second division Liga fo…

Football: US Disney-owned broad-casters ABC and ESPN, and Spanish-language broadcaster Univision, acquired the rights to all Fifa events from 2007 to 2014, including the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, in deals worth a total of $425m (£239m/€351m).

Baseball: US cable broadcaster ESPN renewed its long-term deal for Major League Baseball, paying $2.368bn (£1.3bn/€1.9bn) over eight years, from 2006 to 2013.

Football: Pay-operator Premiere acquired the Austrian pay-television rights for the top two domestic leagues, the Bundesliga and the Zac Erste division, in a three-year deal from 2007-08 to 2009-10

Football World Cup agency Infront is close to acquiring the Milan-based agency Media Partners in a €130 million cash deal.

Football: Caribbean sports cable channel SportsMax acquired the free-to-air and pay-television rights for all Fifa events from 2007 to 2014 in a deal worth $18m (£9.3m/€13.7m). 

German cable company consortium is takeover target for Liberty Global

Weekday lunchtime television slots mean Swedish television audiences miss Anja Paerson's medal winning performances

Football: Dutch pay-broadcaster UPC acquired the pay-television rights for the Champions League from 2006 to 2009 (Page 7)