Football: Italian public-service broadcaster Rai agreed a deal with the Sportfive agency for the rights to football’s Euro 2008 tournament.
The switch-over in Finland from analogue to digital-terrestrial television transmission could shake up the country’s “quiet and closed” sports-rights market.
Olympics, international football, ice hockey, skiing and athletics protected
Football’s Champions League final was not the only major sporting event in May to attract good viewing for broadcasters around Europe.
Olympics: The Bell Globemedia-Rogers Communications consortium won the Canadian rights to the 2010 and 2012 Olympics
Canal Plus is considering a carriage deal with the direct-to-home satellite platform of its main rival, Viasat.
EBU set to get money back for Italian skiing rights.