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)

France Télévisions believe that FIS must change to interest broadcasters.

Formula One Management to take over host-broadcasting from 2007 season.

EBU set to get money back for Italian skiing rights.