North America

The CBS Sports division of US network CBS has extended a rights deal for men’s basketball games in the soon-to-be-renamed Big East college sports conference.

The Fox Sports division of US network Fox has renewed rights for the MotoGP motorcycling championship in a multi-year deal that begins with the 2013 campaign

The CBS Sports division of US network CBS will retain rights to all Naval Academy home American football games even though the US Navy is becoming a member of the Big East college sports conference, which…

Canadian pay-television sports broadcaster TSN has agreed an extension to its domestic rights deal with the Canadian Football League, the country’s top division of gridiron.

The Fox Sports division of US network Fox has acquired rights for a new college sports competition that will include teams that have left the existing Big East conference

US cable-television broadcaster ESPN has confirmed a new rights deal with the Mountain West US college sports conference

US pay-television broadcaster HBO has said that it will no longer acquire rights to boxing events organised by Golden Boy Promotions, which promotes many of the sport’s top fighters.

US cable-television sports broadcaster ESPN will be able to cancel its new rights deal with the Big East college sports conference if certain teams leave the competition, according to ESPN’s news website.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sport, which is owned by Qatari pay-television broadcaster Al Jazeera, has secured a carriage deal in the US with IPTV operator Verizon FiOS TV

World Rowing (Fisa), the sport’s global governing body, has decided against renewing a rights deal with US sports broadcaster Universal Sports Network, a subsidiary of the NBCUniversal media company.

US broadcaster Univision Deportes has acquired exclusive Spanish-language broadcast and digital rights in the country for the Formula One motor-racing championship

The Fox Sports Media Group division of US network Fox has acquired rights for the Eastern College Athletic Conference lacrosse competition. The length of the “multi-year” deal was not revealed.

US cable-television channel the CBS Sports Network, which is operated by the CBS network, has acquired rights for events operated by the Professional Bowlers Association, the sanctioning body for professional…

ESPN is finalising a new rights deal with the Mountain West US college sports conference, according to the US cable-television broadcaster’s news website.

Patrick Doyle, the chief financial officer at DirecTV, has said that the US satellite television provider would consider acquiring non-exclusive rights to the Sunday Ticket package of American football…

WPWR My40 Chicago, a regional pay-television broadcaster owned by the Fox Network in the US, has acquired rights for Chicago Fire Major League Soccer matches

The Fox Sports Media Group arm of media conglomerate News Corporation has confirmed long-running speculation that it will launch a new national cable-television sports channel in the US

US cable-television broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights for the Big South US college sports conference in a seven-year deal, from 2013 to 2019

US cable-television broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights for selected teams’ games in the Liga MX and Copa MX, Mexico’s top club football league and cup competitions, respectively. T

US cable-television sports broadcaster ESPN has been ordered to pay Dish Network, the pay-television provider, $4.86 million (€3.68 million).

US pay-television broadcaster HBO has acquired rights for the professional debut of Chinese two-time Olympic boxing gold medal-winner Zou Shiming

The Fox Sports South and SportSouth divisions of US network Fox have become the exclusive regional broadcasters of Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball games after acquiring rights for a further 45 games

Rugby Canada, rugby union’s governing body in Canada, has agreed a video rights distribution deal with digital sports video news agency SendtoNews.

Canadian pay-television broadcaster Rogers Sportsnet has acquired domestic rights to the IndyCar motor-racing series