Football: France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel agreed new deals for top-tier Ligue 1.
MP & Silva, Sportfive and Rai Trade agencies estimated to have brought in about €100 million overall for 2007-08 season
English Premier League to receive £74 million over three years from sale of mobile and internet clip rights
Football: Italian public-service broadcaster Rai agreed a deal with the Sportfive agency for the rights to football’s Euro 2008 tournament.
Television viewing for the 2006 World Cup in Germany smashed viewing records in several countries in Europe and elsewhere.