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FA set for 50% boost...Spo TV ousts incumbents in Korea...Euroleague on the up...Pacquiao ppv numbers...Box Nation gets encryption deal

EBU members wary as ORF lowballing nearly backfires

IAAF says IEC was right not to undersell its rights in Spain

Football: France’s football league, the Ligue de Football Professionnel, sold the domestic rights to the top division, Ligue 1, for four years, 2012-13 to 2015-16, to pay-television operator Canal Plus a…

Olympic Games: Norwegian commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 acquired the television, internet and mobile rights for the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics in a deal with the Sportfive…

Football: The Brazil-based Traffic Sports agency concluded media rights deals for the 2011 Copa America in Paraguay, Canada and Belgium and in more than 50 countries with YouTube (see page this issue)

Romanian pay-TV rivals bolster sports content...Final Copa deals in place...Liga rights talks in Venezuela...Premier League piracy case delay

Mediapro looking to reap rewards for its Liga rights across Asia

Football: Uefa, European football’s governing body agreed deals in Germany and Austria for the Champions League, Europa League and Super Cup for the period 2012-13 to 2014-15.

League rights spotlight on Spain's La Liga

Handball: EHF Marketing, the commercial arm of the European Handball Federation, signed media-rights deals with broadcasters in several territories

Local sources say Romania's two biggest pay-TV operators set to lock horns for domestic league rights.

Football: Pan-regional broadcaster Al Jazeera Sport acquired the rights for Fifa competitions between 2015 and 2022, including the 2018 and 2022 World Cup The deal covers cable, satellite, terrestrial,…

Eurosport extends Bundesliga deal until end of 2014-15 season

Pre-emptive offers from agencies "too good to turn down".

Asian Games: The IEC in Sports agency was appointed to handle worldwide media distribution of the 7th Asian Winter Games by the Games’s organising committee.

Big increases in the US and Japan the highlights of a successful round of sales for Traffic Sports.

Football: Italian league body Lega Calcio agreed a number of rights deals covering the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons