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Australian public-service broadcaster ABC will maintain its decision not to pursue radio rights to the 2020 summer Olympic Game, after a meeting between its chairwoman Ita Buttrose and Australian Olympic…

The Australian Olympic Committee has called on public-service broadcaster ABC to reverse its decision not to pursue radio rights to the 2020 summer Olympic Games, calling the stance “monumentally short-sighted”.

Australian public-service broadcaster the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is closing in on a rights deal for top-tier domestic club football competition the A-League, according to multiple reports

ESPN's decision to broadcast two hours of the NFL Scouting Combine – a week-long showcase where college football players perform physical and mental skills in front of coaches, general managers and sc…

The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) series has agreed rights deals with US sports broadcaster ESPN, the ABC network and new digital subscription service ETN.

US network ABC has struck a deal to broadcast the final round of the last event of the Ladies Professional Golf Association’s 2015 LPGA Tour season.

Australian pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports and public-service broadcaster ABC have acquired rights for the W-League women’s football competition.

US network ABC will broadcast its first NFL American football game in 10 years next season, with sports broadcaster ESPN agreeing to a simulcast deal for the Wild Card Weekend on January 9-10.

US pay-television sports broadcaster ESPN and the ABC network has acquired rights for the Premier Boxing Champions series.

Public-service broadcaster ABC missed out on free-to-air rights to the Australian A-League and Australia national team matches as it cannot sell advertising, TV Sports Markets understands.

Fifa agreed to sell World Cup rights for 2010 and 2014 to Australian public-service broadcaster SBS for only two-thirds the amount it could have got.

WLS-TV/ABC7 Chicago, a local television station owned by the ABC network in the US, has acquired rights to games featuring Major League Baseball franchise the Chicago Cubs.

Australian public-service broadcaster the ABC has said it will end its state-based and women’s sports coverage as part of budget cuts.

WEWS NewsChannel 5, the ABC affiliate of media company E.W. Scripps, has agreed a multi-year local broadcast rights deal with NFL American football team Cleveland Browns.

Australian public-service broadcaster the ABC has acquired rights for the Asian Football Confederation's 2015 Asian Cup national team tournament in a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports.

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven will acquire the rights to the Victorian and West Australian Aussie rules competitions, the VFL and WAFL, after public-service broadcaster the ABC dropped its regional coverage of the sport, according to The Australian newspaper.

US network ABC and cable-television broadcaster Turner Broadcasting System have struck long-term media-rights extensions for the NBA basketball league, according to the Wall Street Journal newspaper.

The ABC International division of Australian public-service broadcaster ABC will increase the number of Australian Football League Aussie rules matches shown overseas from five to six matches per week for the remainder of the 2014 season.

Online streaming service Aereo has suspended its operations following last week’s ruling by the US Supreme Court that it breaches the copyright of major sports leagues and their broadcast partners.

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The future of Aereo is in serious doubt after the US Supreme Court backed claims from major leagues and their broadcast partners that the online streaming service breaches copyright rules.

Australian public-service broadcaster ABC has acquired media rights for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic winter Games.