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MP & Silva takes big portfolio of club football rights to Asia

FA set for small increase in Asia with new MP & Silva deal

Bakrie's Indonesia World Cup deal with ISM founders

FA up in Europe despite weaker rights package and recession

Football: Fifa, football’s world governing body, agreed deals in the US, Canada, selected territories in Asia and Australia for its events covering the period 2015 to 2022 (see story this issue).

Euro 2012 fee up in Australia but agency faces a challenge in remaining markets

The English Football Association is set to continue its round of international rights sales for 2008-12

Fastrack: EBU and Infront battle for Austrian ski rights; Thai pay-TV battle boosts Uefa; Polish league has no free-to-air deal

Football: Korean media group SBS acquired the rights to the 2018 and 2022 Fifa World Cups in a deal worth between $180m (€124m) and $200m (see story this issue).

SBS cements position as head of 'Korean Pool' with big deals

ESPN Star Sports wins La Liga rights after aggressive bid but could still split in the next 12 months

Uefa enjoys big increases for its Champions League and Europa League rights in Asia

Football: The Sportfive agency, which markets the Euro 2012 media rights in Asia and Oceania for Uefa, European football’s governing body, signed a deal for the rights with Thailand media and entertainment g…

Japan withdrawal could hit Traffic Copa revenues ... Sportfive Euro progress in Asia ... Infront narrows down bidders