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After two failed negotiations in an uncompetitive environment, the English Premier League has completed a deal in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos with pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions that will see the value of its rights halve.

Facebook has finally emerged as a major player in the global sports rights-market Acquisition strategy is highly targeted, with India and Latin America among priorities

The Infront agency has already exceeded its guarantee to Fifa for rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across Asia with rights to the 2022 tournament still to sell in all but its most-valuable market, China, TV Sports Markets understands.

Social media company Facebook has beaten an incumbent pay-television broadcaster to media rights of a flagship property for the first time, TV Sports Markets understands.

Uefa enjoyed differing levels of success in the sales of its club competition rights in France and Southeast Asia last month. The outcome points to a cooling of the French market but suggests there is still margin for substantial growth in several major Asian territories.

Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN has signed a deal to broadcast this year’s Rugby World Cup across nine Asian nations exclusively.

Talks between the English Premier League and social media platform Facebook to finalise two media-rights deals in Asia have collapsed, SportBusiness Media understands

The Mediapro agency has agreed a deal with beIN Sports for rights to the Sina 3x3 Golden League Finals basketball tournament in 12 countries across Asia-Pacific

The Lagardère Sports agency has finalised three free-to-air deals for rights to the 2018 Association of Southeast Asian Nations Football Federation (AFF) Championship.

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

Football: The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) acquired the rights for the 2010 Fifa World Cup in six countries - Uzbekistan, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Timor Leste, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan – in a deal w…