IEC makes breakthrough in the UK and Nordics

Finnish deal takes Infront closer to global control of skiing rights but agency denies that it paid a strategic fee for the rights

Sportsman and Red Bull think they have what it takes to make a success of rally championship

Broadcasters find they can live without the FA Cup in hard times

Scandinavian precedent shows that the Premier League's limit on 3pm broadcasts will not necessarily affect rights prices

Medge looks for premier League bridge into Polish TV market; NC Plus closes in on speedway

Dip in second-party World Cup qualifier values in key markets

This week’s BBC deal for the rights to four editions of the Olympic Games has taken the International Olympic Committee to $1.0

Canal Plus changes strategy in Denmark with new channel

Premier League renews with MTG and TV2 without tender

MTG closing in on big handball deal

EBU pays healthy increase for World Cup despite recession

MP & Silva doubles up in France with league rights

Clawing back 3pm matches could be costly for league

NFL set to follow Nordic deal with IMG Media renewal

Nordic 3pm resistance could be costly for Premier League

Football: The ISM agency acquired the rights in Indonesia to the 2014 Fifa World Cup in a deal worth $55m (€40m). ISM sold the rights to the Bakrie Group for about $60m (page 9).