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A Latin American deal for the next two football World Cups in 2010 and 2014 may have to be renegotiated, with local broadcasters struggling to meet rights fee payments against the background of global recession.

Argentinian television is getting a more realistic attitude from foreign rights-holders, according to the TyC Sports cable channel

German agency Infront Sports agreed a one-year deal for Bundesliga rights with a group comrising EM

The Deutscher Fussball-Bund, the German football federation, signed a five-year extension, ending 2009, to its television rights deal with German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF

Football: Greek public-service broadcaster ERT acquired the free-to-air rights for all 31 matches of Euro 2008 in a €9.5m (£6.5m) deal with the Sportfive agency.  It is the first deal done for the championship.  Italian public-service broadcaster Rai is also set to sign a deal for Euro 2008, paying €120m.

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

Football: France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel agreed new deals for top-tier Ligue 1.

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…

Domestic league does not control its own rights, and pay-TV coverage is pushing fans towards free-to-air European football

TV Azteca and Televisa have unofficially agreed not to compete for football

Football: Greek public-service broadcaster ERT acquired the free-to-air rights for all 31 matches of Euro 2008 in a €9.5m (£6.5m) deal with the Sportfive agency. It is the first deal done for the championship.