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NBC deal 'critical' for revamped America's Cup, says Worth

FA up in Europe despite weaker rights package and recession

Sport TV sees off new entrant once again as it picks up Europa League rights

Basketball: The MP & Silva agency brokered several deals for the Spanish league, the ACB, beginning this season

Football: Korean IPTV broadcaster Spo TV acquired the rights to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League for the three-year period from 2012-13 to 2014-15 for $11.1m (€8m) (page 2).

Cull at Brazilian agency after heavy losses on player and club ownership business, further challenges lie ahead

Basketball: US Asian-focused sports network One World Sports acquired exclusive rights for Chinese basketball’s top-tier league, the CBA, in a multi-year deal with the Infront Sports & Media agency, m…

Action Sports: Apparent Gravity Media, the US-based distributor of action sports and motorsports, agreed a number of deals for the Dew Action Sports Tour and the AMA Motocross Championship series

Football: UK commercial broadcaster ITV and pay-television broadcaster ESPN acquired the rights for the Uefa Europa League in three-year deals, from 2012-13 to 2014-15, with the Team Marketing agency,…

Medge/AMI break the ice with big MTG deal in the Nordics

Portuguese channel ambitions key to Europa League deal

EBU members wary as ORF lowballing nearly backfires

Football: The Comcast-NBCU network acquired rights to US football’s Major League Soccer in a three-season deal, from 2012 until the end of 2014, worth $10 (€7m) to $12m per season, with Soccer United Mar…