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Football: South African public-service broadcaster SABC acquired a package of free-to-air rights for English football’s Premier League in a three-year deal from 2007-08 to 2009-10. 

Football:  UK pay-operator British Sky Broadcasting is set to acquire the rights to the English Football League’s Championship, lower divisions and the League Cup in a four-year deal worth at least £3…

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

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.

Golf: The US PGA Tour signed new six-year deals with the CBS and NBC networks, from 2007 to 2012.

Africa’s television sports-rights market showing signs of strong growth.

Australian, English, South African, New Zealand, Zimbabwean boards to benefit from new Asian television rights deals.