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IEC makes breakthrough in the UK and Nordics

Finnish deal takes Infront closer to global control of skiing rights but agency denies that it paid a strategic fee for the rights

Broadcasters find they can live without the FA Cup in hard times

Dip in second-party World Cup qualifier values in key markets

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

Deal close for Finnish ice hockey as league starts exclusive talks

Premier League renews with MTG and TV2 without tender

EBU pays healthy increase for World Cup despite recession

MP & Silva doubles up in France with league rights

Clawing back 3pm matches could be costly for league

NFL set to follow Nordic deal with IMG Media renewal

EBU splits again over World Cup bids

Fifa maintains free-to-air commitments for 2018-2022; Five markets, but no rights, carved out of European tender

American Football: The NFL Network, the pay-television broadcaster owned by the NFL, agreed a content deal with Outcast, operators of a petrol station digital TV network with 12,000 screens in stations…

Football: The ISM agency acquired the rights in Indonesia to the 2014 Fifa World Cup in a deal worth $55m (€40m). ISM sold the rights to the Bakrie Group for about $60m (page 9).