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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?

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A buy-out deal for ESPN America could be weeks away, with Setanta, Chello and Eurosport all in the frame

Premiership Rugby: Why it’s the right time to launch an international club sevens 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 T

Pauline McVey, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews the most-watched events of 2012 across 10 of the world’s biggest media markets W