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Football: The ISM agency acquired the rights in Indonesia to the 2014 Fifa World Cup in a deal worth $55m (€40m). ISM sold the rights to the Bakrie Group for about $60m (page 9).

Football: Pan-regional broadcaster Al Jazeera Sport acquired the rights for Fifa competitions between 2015 and 2022, including the 2018 and 2022 World Cup The deal covers cable, satellite, terrestrial,…

Football: Greek pay-television broadcaster Nova agreed a new four-year deal with the top-tier domestic league, the Superleague, running from 2010-11 to 2013-14 and worth €176m ($238m).

Football: Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 acquired the rights for the Danish national team home matches, paying DKr41.5m (£3.9m/ €5.6m

Basketball: Spanish commercial broadcaster La Sexta acquired the rights to this year’s basketball World Championships in a deal with Fiba, the international basketball federation.

Six Moroccan football clubs are lobbying the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF), the sport’s governing body in the North African country, over a broadcast rights payment, it is claimed.

Abu Dhabi Media will exploit its exclusive Ultimate Fighting Championship media rights via a new OTT platform dedicated specifically to broadcasting fights across 21 territories in the Middle East and…

Moroccan public-service broadcaster SNRT has acquired rights to the 2018 Fifa World Cup, according to multiple reports, with Morocco set to make its first appearance at the national team football tournament in 20 years.

Moroccan free-to-air broadcaster 2M has extended its long-running rights deal with motor racing series the World Touring Car Championship.