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CBC has come under widespread criticism for bidding too low for the 2010 and 2012 Olympics

there were three reasons for the unexpectedly high bid from the consortium of Bell Globemedia and Rogers

The Bell Globemedia-Rogers bid is a huge rise on what CBC paid

Failure of Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC to hold on to the television and new-media rights for the Olympic Games

Golf: The US PGA Tour signed new six-year deals with the CBS and NBC networks, from 2007 to 2012.

Football: French commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6 reportedly acquired the rights for football's Euro 2008 in a deal brokered by the Sportfive agency.