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Nordic alliances, Royal League dead, bid for Israel's Sports Channel, Record Canadian Audiences for English Premier League

Football: The German football league, the Deutsche Fussball-Liga, agreed a deal with Leo Kirch that guarantees the 36 Bundesliga clubs a minimum of €575m a season for the six years from 2009-10 to 2014-15. 

Football: Spanish agency Mediapro made a seven-year offer worth €1.19bn (£815m), or €170m a season, for the television rights to Spanish Primera Liga club Real Madrid covering the seasons from 2008-09 to 2014-15.

The Israeli Football Association generated a good increase in television-rights fees for the domestic football league.

Rights-seller Pitch International would prefer to see the match go untelevised rather than set a “dangerous precedent” of accepting a poor offer

English Premier League to receive £74 million over three years from sale of mobile and internet clip rights

Cycling: French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions renewed its deal for the Tour de France.

The Sportfive agency has agreed deals for Euro 2008 in Israel and Flemish-speaking Belgium

Formula One: Formula One Management signed new deals in four of the sport’s major markets, renewing deals in Italy with public-service broadcaster Rai, in Brazil with TV Globo, in Australia with Channel Ten and in Russia signing a deal with a new partner, the RTL-owned Ren TV

Israeli pay-per-view company Charlton has won another battle in the war with the Sport 5 pay-channels

Israeli pay-broadcaster Sport 5 is set to sign a deal for the Champions League rights from 2006-07

Football: Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset acquired Serie A highlights rights in a three-year deal

The Israeli Football Association has agreed three deals for the rights for the Israeli Premier League starting in the forthcoming season

Israeli pay-per-view company and agency Charlton has started talks with companies in the Israeli market

Football: Jamaican commercial broadcaster CVM TV sublicensed rights for the 2010 and 2014 World Cup competitions from Caribbean sports cable operator SportsMax

New rights an enticement for Sports Channel subscribers to switch to Charlton

Football: Caribbean sports cable channel SportsMax acquired the free-to-air and pay-television rights for all Fifa events from 2007 to 2014 in a deal worth $18m (£9.3m/€13.7m). 

Israeli pay-per-view company and agency Charlton is to end its television-rights deal for the Israeli Premier League a year early

The dispute between Israeli pay-television companies Charlton and Sport 5 has been refuelled in two legal battles involving the country’s football association.