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The English Premier League has increased the value of its rights in 27 territories across Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia in two separate deals, after carving out Bulgaria to capitalise on…

Uefa has finalised a host of media-rights deals for its national-team properties around the world as the start of its new cycle draws near.

LaLiga has increased the value of its rights in 13 European and Asian markets by about 20 per cent in a single deal with the Advisers Media International agency.

Saran brothers sports-rights ambitions expand beyond Turkey; Perform and IMG take different routes to crack Turkish market; Super Lig deal probed

The Saran Media agency has acquired exclusive rights in a host of Caucasus and Central Asian countries to the English FA Cup club football competition

The Saran Media agency has acquired exclusive rights for Serie A, the top division of Italian football, in 14 Eastern European territories

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has secured rights to the Wimbledon tennis championships in a further eight territories.

Pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports Eurasia has launched a channel in Kazakhstan dedicated to the English Premier League after acquiring rights to the club football competition in the country.

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Kentaro hits the German jackpot, Sportfive stoical on draw

EBU’s Euro 2012 subsidiary in talks ... IAAF still needs to close big deals ... More increases for Uefa

Football: Israeli pay-television broadcaster Charlton acquired the rights for Euro 2012 in a deal with Uefa

Football: SNTV, the sports news agency operated by the IMG agency and The Associated Press, has acquired non-exclusive news clip rights outside Europe for the Confederation of African Football’s Africa C…

Football: Uefa, European football’s governing body agreed deals in Germany and Austria for the Champions League, Europa League and Super Cup for the period 2012-13 to 2014-15.

American Football: NFL team the New York Jets extended its television and marketing partnership in a multi-year deal with regional sports network SportsNet New York (SNY)

Football: Spanish pay-television operator Digital Plus acquired Champions League rights in a three-year deal, from 2012-13 to 2014-15

Asian Games: The IEC in Sports agency was appointed to handle worldwide media distribution of the 7th Asian Winter Games by the Games’s organising committee.

Football: Uefa, European football’s governing body, agreed a number of deals for the Euro 2012 and Euro 2016 tournaments.

Cricket: Pan-Asian broadcaster ESPN Star Sports acquired the rights for Twenty20’s cricket’s Champions League.

Cricket: Indian state broadcaster Doordarshan said that it would look to share the rights to Indian cricket if it failed to retain its exclusive contract with the Board of Control for Cricket in India

Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well

Football: Free-to-air broadcasters HRT (Croatia), RUV (Iceland) and TV3 (Slovenia), acquired exclusive live rights to all 31 matches of Euro 2008 in deals with the Sportfive agency, which is marketing…

Pan-European broadcaster acquires content specifically for the region for the first time.