Romania

Football: Spanish agency Mediapro made a seven-year offer worth €1.19bn (£815m), or €170m a season, for the television rights to Spanish Primera Liga club Real Madrid covering the seasons from 2008-09 to 2014-15.

NEWS IN BRIEF

Football: The English Premier League sold the rights for its internet and mobile clips packages to various companies worldwide for the three years from 2007-08 to 2009-10, bringing in about $40m (£20m/€29m).

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English Premier League to receive £74 million over three years from sale of mobile and internet clip rights

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Pan-European broadcaster acquires content specifically for the region for the first time.