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The election of a new president of Mexico’s football association will move forward the implementation of a four-year plan to professionalise the game.

Tennis: Asian broadcaster Ten Sports sublicensed coverage of the finals of this year’s French Open tournament to rival pay-operator Zee Sports.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster pays huge fee to capture important rights deal

TV Azteca and Televisa have unofficially agreed not to compete for football

Tennis: Pan-European cable and satellite broadcaster Eurosport extended its deal for coverage of the Australian Open for a further four years, from 2008 to 2011. Eurosport will also be the distribution agent for the media rights across Europe. The rights were previously held by the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella group representing the region’s public-service broadcasters.