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Football: Italian satellite pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia acquired the exclusive rights for top Tuesday-night Champions League matches, all other matches on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, excluding the…

Federación Panameña de Fútbol (FEPAFUT), the governing body of football in Panama, has agreed a four-year deal with the IMG agency to distribute its media rights internationally.

The top-tier football league in Panama has agreed media and sponsorship deals covering the next four years for a total of $7.6m (€6.6m). The critica.com.pa

Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica has announced plans to launch a number of new video services in seven Latin American markets.

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Uefa looks to conclude Euro 2012 talks with BBC and ITV, accepting that there will be no changes to UK listed events legislation before 2012.

American Football: Canadian commercial broadcaster CTV extended its existing deal for NFL matches, including the playoffs and the Super Bowl game, for four more years from 2010 to 2013

A Latin American deal for the next two football World Cups in 2010 and 2014 may have to be renegotiated, with local broadcasters struggling to meet rights fee payments against the background of global recession.