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EBU set to get money back for Italian skiing rights.

English Premier League considers launching own channel in only two territories without a deal.

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

Spanish pay-TV operator's dominance in football rights market under threat after regulator accuses it of being a monopoly.

But proposed extension deal for top-tier domestic football rights needs approval of football association and competition authority.

Decision to hand back golf rights allows rival to recover monopoly on top Tour golf and launch golf channel.

Television audiences for the UK’s traditional sporting showpieces fall in 2006, according to TV Sports Markets survey.

On the three days before Christmas, Modern Times buys four years of football, three years of golf and two new channels.

Australian, English, South African, New Zealand, Zimbabwean boards to benefit from new Asian television rights deals.

Television rights division snapped up by rival IMG

Polish television has agreed a deal for football’s 2006 World Cup after months of negotiations with the Infront agency.

$612 million deal signed by the Nimbus Sport agency for worldwide television rights for cricket played in India is looking increasingly risky.

Irish government likely to add final day’s coverage of the Ryder Cup to its list of events protected for free-to-air coverage.

Uefa's stumbling block in rights negotions for Euro 2008

Serie A champions Juventus set to sign a deal with Italian state broadcaster Rai.

The International Olympic Committee in major dispute with US television network ABC

Irish broadcasters TV3 and Setanta issue complaint against ITV

Mediaset and Serie A’s Juventus sign €248 million deal

Sky Italia this week threatened legal action for breach of contract