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US investment company RSE Ventures enjoyed a substantial increase in the value of the global media rights for the 2014 International Champions Cup, the summer friendly club tournament involving some of Europe’s top clubs.

Mike Kiernan, Analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, looks at television audiences in the major European markets and America for the 2014 Fifa World Cup

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Two services due to launch soon show the increasing strategic and commercial importance of short-form content to the big US sports leagues and underline the degree to which US sport is leading the way in exploiting digital media.

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The International Olympic Committee has robustly defended last week’s long-term deal with US media group NBCUniversal on the three key areas in which it has come under scrutiny.

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Interview with Timo Lumme, the IOC’s managing director of television and marketing, about its new deal with NBCUniversal.

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US friendly football tournament set to turn a profit this year

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Interview with Arne Rees, chief operating officer of RSE Ventures, on the International Champions Cup friendly tournament

The ICC’s ambitious income target for its next cycle of media rights sales

Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews the most-watched events of 2013 across 10 of the world’s biggest media markets E

Murdoch pays Champions League premium in US and Germany

EBU deal with US ski federation will increase exposure for ski events in the country

Caribbean Premier League has big ambitions in the US for the T20 series

Aston Villa expanding its media coverage in US

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The NFL explains the thinking behind its ground-breaking deal with Twitter; exclusive interview with Hans Schroeder.

NBC deal for 2014-16 Paralympics help to push up revenues

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Chivas USA loses out after broadcast deal falls through

BoxNation pays big fee for Mayweather-Alvarez ‘fight of the year’

Why Premiership Rugby looked no further than 'expert' partner Pitch for its international sales contract

The Global Sports Media Consumption Report 2013 shows that second-screen activity is growing, but is it a threat or an opportunity for the sports broadcasting industry?