Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well

Football: Romanian public-service broadcaster TVR acquired the rights for all 31 matches of the Euro 2008 tournament in a deal with the Sportfive agency.

Uefa is in talks with clubs, leagues and football associations about a possible overhaul of European club competitions.

·   Football: Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC acquired the rights for all Fifa events for the eight-year period from 2007 to 2014, including the 2010 and 2014 World Cups. 

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.


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).

Romanian public-service broadcaster extends deal for Formula One rights for a further three years - 2008 to 2010

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

German cable company consortium is takeover target for Liberty Global

Fernando Alonso’s strong start to the Formula One season continued to attract Spanish viewers this season.

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