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Cull at Brazilian agency after heavy losses on player and club ownership business, further challenges lie ahead

Fees double across Asia, Australia, the US, Canada, the Middle East and Latin American territories

The English Football Association is set to continue its round of international rights sales for 2008-12

Doubts over ECJ ruling delay Ligue 1 Euro deal ... Fox explores syndication ... Prisa close to key golf renewals ... Greek basketball’s high hopes ... French football goes to Brazil

Motorsport: The Disney-owned ABC network extended its rights deal for the Indy Car Series with rights-holders the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Car Series for a further six years, from 2013 to 2018

Football: Uefa, European football’s governing body, agreed a series of pay-television and free-to-air television deals for 2012-13 to 2014-15 for the rights to the Champions League and Europa league i…

Mexico deal takes IOC over the $100m mark in Latin America

Touchdown for ESPN but cloud over NHL...Traffic busy in Mexico...Lega channel may annoy Sky...Sucker punch on Primetime

Rights fee increases for Uefa in the US and Caribbean

Mixed Martial Arts: Fight sports programme distributors, Fighting Spirit, agreed a deal from June until the end of 2012 with mixed martial arts promotion M-1 Global in Africa, Europe and the Middle East…

Asian Games: The organising committee of the 2014 Asian Games signed memorandums of understanding with Korean networks KBS, MBC and SBS, provisionally appointing them as host broadcasters

ESPN and Fox make peace in Latin America to keep DirecTV out of Champions League

Football: France’s football league, the Ligue de Football Professionnel, sold the domestic rights to the top division, Ligue 1, for four years, 2012-13 to 2015-16, to pay-television operator Canal Plus a…

American football: US sports broadcaster ESPN agreed an eight-year extension to its rights deal with the NFL for Monday night matches, worth $15.2bn (€10.95bn).

Football: German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF renewed their rights for the home matches of the men’s national team, women’s national team, men’s domestic league third-tier (3. Liga

Japan withdrawal could hit Traffic Copa revenues ... Sportfive Euro progress in Asia ... Infront narrows down bidders

Archive: UK pay-television operator ESPN agreed an archive sports programming deal with public-service broadcaster the BBC. More than 80 hours of archive footage will be shown on the ESPN Classic channel