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There are three main reasons why the National Basketball Association secured a 180-per-cent increase in the value of its domestic media rights this month, according to US rights experts.

Why media rights fees for Sochi have fallen from the Vancouver Games

• Formula One: German free-to-air sports broadcaster DSF acquired a package of Formula One rights for the 2007 season.

Television rights deals with incumbent partners ABC/ESPN and TNT likely to be the most valuable of the year.

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.

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Major League Soccer will have the most comprehensive US broadcast network schedule in league history in its 25th season next year
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US broadcast network ABC will air five matches from the 2020 European Championship next summer. This will include two group stage matches, two round-of-16 games and one quarter-final.
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The World Surf League is partnering with US television network ABC to create a reality competition series, which will give participants the chance to compete on the WSL World Tour
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The MLS Cup final, which was won by the Seattle Sounders on Sunday, November 10, drew an average audience of just 823,000 on ABC

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The International Olympic Committee in major dispute with US television network ABC