The United Cricket Board is hoping to drop a contract with the Octagon agency so that it can take its international television rights in-house.
Snooker: UK public-service broad-caster the BBC renewed its deal with the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association for a further five years, from 2007 to 2011, paying about £20m (€29m). The deal is thought to be a significant cut on the existing deal, worth about £28m over a five-and-a-half year period.
Football: Russia’s Premier League is set to sign a three-year deal worth $17m (£9m/€13m) a season for its rights from the 2005 season with the Fedcom-media agency
South Africa’s Premier Soccer League wants to renew its domestic television rights deal a year early to bring in a higher fee.