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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

US cable-television operator Time Warner Cable has acquired regional rights for Major League Soccer matches featuring FC Dallas. The deal will run for at least one year, until the end of 2013

The Big East US college sports conference has struck a rights deal with incumbent rights-holder ESPN and will also seal a renewal with US network CBS, according to the ESPN.com website

US pay-television broadcaster beIN Sport has acquired rights for the Superbike World Championship motorcycling series

US cable-television operator Cablevision Systems will begin charging subscribers an additional $2.98 (€2.23) per month to cover increasing costs associated with sports programming.

Mayweather Promotions, the promotional agency that represents top boxer Floyd Mayweather Junior, has agreed a rights deal with Showtime and the US pay-per-view broadcaster’s parent company, the CBS network.

Neo Broadcast America, a subsidiary of the Nimbus Communications agency’s Neo Sports Broadcast division, has been sold to North American cricket pay-television broadcaster Willow TV.

The Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball franchise is set to decide against renewing a long-running partnership with local broadcast rights-holder WGN-TV, according to the Chicago Tribune newspaper

US cable-television sports broadcaster ESPN has been given the chance to match the offer from the NBC Sports division of the NBC network for the rights to US college sports conference the Big East, according…