ESPN Star Sports is getting excellent ratings in India for its football World Cup coverage.
Pan-Asian broadcaster ESPN Star Sports is to sublicense some cricket rights in Pakistan to rival broadcaster Ten Sports.
Motorsport: US motor racing series Nascar finalised a series of eight-year deals worth an overall $4.5bn (£2.6bn/€3.8bn), a 40-per-cent increase on its present deals.
Three Asian cricket deals renegotiated in a week
Formula One: French commercial broadcaster TF1 renewed its deal for Formula One, paying a significant increase.
Football: Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset acquired Serie A highlights rights in a three-year deal
Horseracing: UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4 signed a one-year deal to continue its horseracing coverage in 2006 after the horseracing and betting industries agreed to pay the channel £4.95m (€7.4m).