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.
Cricket: Pan-Asian broadcaster ESPN Star Sports acquired the worldwide rights for International Cricket Council events from September 2007 through to 2015.
Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well
Greek football’s Super League may collectively sell television rights from next season
Eight of the world’s Top 10 leagues for domestic audiovisual revenue are European and two Latin American, according to a new report comparing rights deals by TV Sports Markets.
Uefa is in talks with clubs, leagues and football associations about a possible overhaul of European club competitions.
Greek football’s top professional football clubs are planning a return to collective selling of their commercial rights.