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The English Premier League has increased the value of its rights in 27 territories across Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia in two separate deals, after carving out Bulgaria to capitalise on…

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.

Saran brothers sports-rights ambitions expand beyond Turkey; Perform and IMG take different routes to crack Turkish market; Super Lig deal probed

This week’s BBC deal for the rights to four editions of the Olympic Games has taken the International Olympic Committee to $1.0

Saran Media Group, the Istanbul-based media rights agency, has retained broadcast rights in Turkey to motor racing’s Formula 1 World Championship until 2023.

Subscription broadcaster Setanta Sports has secured exclusive rights to Belgium’s Pro League in Ukraine and the Eurasia region in a five-year agreement.

Saran Media, the Istanbul-based media-rights agency, has retained broadcast rights in Turkey and Azerbaijan to tennis’ ATP Tour. The new three-year agreement runs from 2021 to 2023.

Saran Media, the Turkish media-rights agency, has extended its contract for the rights to tennis Grand Slam tournament Wimbledon for a further two years in a deal covering 13 territories

Features

EBU members wary as ORF lowballing nearly backfires

EBU’s Euro 2012 subsidiary in talks ... IAAF still needs to close big deals ... More increases for Uefa

Football: Israeli pay-television broadcaster Charlton acquired the rights for Euro 2012 in a deal with Uefa

Football: SNTV, the sports news agency operated by the IMG agency and The Associated Press, has acquired non-exclusive news clip rights outside Europe for the Confederation of African Football’s Africa C…

Football: Spanish pay-television operator Digital Plus acquired Champions League rights in a three-year deal, from 2012-13 to 2014-15

Cricket: Indian state broadcaster Doordarshan said that it would look to share the rights to Indian cricket if it failed to retain its exclusive contract with the Board of Control for Cricket in India

Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well

Football: Free-to-air broadcasters HRT (Croatia), RUV (Iceland) and TV3 (Slovenia), acquired exclusive live rights to all 31 matches of Euro 2008 in deals with the Sportfive agency, which is marketing…

Pan-European broadcaster acquires content specifically for the region for the first time.