Kentaro hits the German jackpot, Sportfive stoical on draw

EBU’s Euro 2012 subsidiary in talks ... IAAF still needs to close big deals ... More increases for Uefa

Football: Spanish pay-television operator Digital Plus acquired Champions League rights in a three-year deal, from 2012-13 to 2014-15

Football: UK public-service broadcaster BBC Scotland acquired live television rights for Scotland’s four away fixtures in their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign, concluding against Spain in October 2011.

Football dominated sports viewing in Europe’s top markets in 2009, with Uefa club competitions and World Cup qualifiers delivering the strongest audiences in the big five markets.

Football: The European Broadcasting Union acquired the rights for Euro 2012 in 36 countries in a deal with Uefa, European football’s governing body.

Football: Greek public-service broadcaster ERT, commercial broadcaster Mega and triple-play operator On Telecoms acquired packages of Champions League rights for the three-year period from 2009-10 to 2011-12.

Cricket: Pan-Asian broadcaster ESPN Star Sports acquired the rights for Twenty20’s cricket’s Champions League.

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV’s coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games attracted the country’s largest-ever television audience.

Football: German pay-televison broadcaster Premiere is set to sign a two-year deal, said to be worth €350m (£235m), with the Deutsche Fussball Liga for football’s Bundesliga.  Th

Ukraine is to get its first dedicated television sports channel next spring

Sportfive, Kentaro, IMG get plenty of ties against the big five teams; Infront do not fare so well

Football: Romanian public-service broadcaster TVR acquired the rights for all 31 matches of the Euro 2008 tournament in a deal with the Sportfive agency.

Boxing website is close to tying up rights deals with top US and European promoters to show fights on internet pay-per-view.

Seven senior executives have left since the Lagardère takeover

Athletics: The Dentsu agency, acting on behalf of the International Association of Athletics Federations, brokered three-year deals with broadcasters in China, Korea and New Zealand covering the 2007 and…

Pan-European broadcaster acquires content specifically for the region for the first time.