South-East Asia

The IOC will also start separate talks this spring in Hong Kong, a rights territory which, like China, has been treated as part of the ABU deal until now

The International Tennis Federation has signed several television rights deals in Asia for Davis and Fed Cup tennis.

·   Football: The Dentsu and Infront agencies acquired the Rest of Asia rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups in a deal with Fifa, football’s world governing body.  De

Public-service broadcaster MediaCorp agreed to pay its share of rights fees for the Melbourne Commonwealth Games, two days into the event.

·   Football: Polish public-service broadcaster TVP and commercial broadcaster Polsat agreed a joint-deal for the 2006 World Cup with the Infront agency worth €15m (£10.3m).  TVP