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The US Tennis Association has sealed 11-year rights deals for the US Open with US pay-TV broadcaster ESPN and Canadian pay-TV broadcasters TSN and RDS.

DirecTV Sports and its Root Sports regional sports network has agreed a multi-year rights deal with the Mountain West US college sports conference.

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NBC Sports has acquired rights for the 2014 US Olympic speedskating trials.

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Fox Sports will launch a second national sports channel in the US this summer, to complement the launch of Fox Sports 1 in August, according to a report.

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US sports broadcaster ESPN is in talks to acquire all domestic rights to the US Open tennis tournament.

Amaury Sport Organisation does an early deal to renew its domestic rights deal for the Tour de France with French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions, taking advantage of the weakness of its commercial rivals.

Ben Speight, head of SportBusiness Intelligence, analyses how TV audiences for this year’s NFL Super Bowl are down on both sides of the Atlantic The upward trend in television viewing in the UK for A...

Pauline McVey, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews the most-watched events of 2012 across 10 of the world’s biggest media markets Watching Brief’s annual international survey of most-watched spo...