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Italy’s Lega Serie A last week announced new deals for its club-competition rights covering a host of markets.

As reported in TV Sports Markets last month, pay-television operator DirecTV has acquired rights to Uefa European Qualifiers and the Uefa Nations League in a four-season deal, from 2018-19 to 2021-22.

The Mediapro agency has broadened the reach of its Canal F1 Latin America channel by agreeing a carriage deal with telecommunications company Telefónica for the Chilean, Colombian and Venezuelan markets.

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US pay-television broadcaster GolTV has acquired exclusive rights in the country to the Primera División, the top division of domestic football in Venezuela.

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Rights fee increases for Uefa in the US and Caribbean

Full Play produces letter from Conmebol to back up claim to have Copa America rights

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Athletics: The IEC in Sports agency agreed deals with free-to-air broadcasters in five European countries for the rights for the World Athletics Series from 2011 to 2013, including the athletics World…

F1 wraps up last minute TV deals, and we take a look at its wider media business as the new season starts.

Football: Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE and regional Catalan broadcaster TV3 acquired the free-to-air rights for the Uefa Champions League

Mixed Martial Arts: Canadian channel The Fight Network acquired the English-language broadcast rights in a multi-year deal for kick-boxing promotion It’s Showtime.

Pay TV growth in South America's fourth-largest economy has local analysts predicting a big pay-day for domestic football.

Venezuelan broadcasters expect to pay $4.5 million for World Cup qualifiers ... Uruguayan qualifiers tender a battle between Full Play/Tenfield and Traffic

Football: Uefa, European football’s governing body, agreed a number of deals for the Euro 2012 and Euro 2016 tournaments.

Uefa looks to conclude Euro 2012 talks with BBC and ITV, accepting that there will be no changes to UK listed events legislation before 2012.

Big increases in the US and Japan the highlights of a successful round of sales for Traffic Sports.

Football: The MP & Silva agency extended its agreement with Arsenal Broadband Limited, the digital arm of English Premier League club Arsenal, for a further three years, covering the 2013-14 to 2015-16…

Football: Italian league body Lega Calcio agreed a number of rights deals covering the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons

The Venezuelan Premier League switched from free to pay television, earning itself a 20 per cent increase. The IOC has switched from broadcasting union the OTI topay-operator Telesur.