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Public-service broadcaster ARD’s three-year renewal of its Tour de France rights deal in Germany reflects its renewed commitment to the Tour following earlier concerns over doping. It follows two two-year deals which the broadcaster considered a test period.

Amaury Sport Organisation has increased the value of its Tour de France media rights across Europe by just under 20 per cent following a renewal with the European Broadcasting Union this month.

German public-service broadcaster ARD is close to renewing its non-exclusive deal for Tour de France cycling rights at a small fee increase.

Amaury Sport Organisation secured a small increase in the value of its domestic rights, including the Tour de France, in last month’s five-year renewal with France Télévisions.

The value of Vuelta a España rights in Spain fell for the third successive time in a renewal with TVE last week.

The Amaury Sport Organisation, which organises cycling’s Tour de France and Vuelta a España, has signed a content-focused partnership with technical solutions provider Globecast.

OTT streaming service FloSports has acquired exclusive rights in Canada to the Tour de France cycling competition from 2020 to 2023, it said on Thursday

German public-service broadcaster ARD has signed a three-year extension to its rights deal for cycling’s Tour de France.

Sports-streaming service FloSports has acquired rights in Canada to cycling Grand Tour event the Vuelta a España.

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Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences for the 2015 Tour de France

The Vuelta a España cycle race earned a strong increase in media-rights fee from the European Broadcasting Union in a five-year deal finalised late last month.

German public-service broadcaster ARD will return to broadcasting the Tour de France cycle race in 2015 after agreeing a two-year deal earlier this month for substantially less than the old rights fee in Germany.

Eurosport France, the French arm of the pan-regional broadcaster, has renewed its non-exclusive domestic rights to cycling’s Tour de France.

Mike Kiernan, Analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, looks at audiences in key European markets for the 2014 Tour de France

Italy’s Bike Channel looks to expand abroad

Interview with Hugh Roberts, owner of the SweetSpot Group, on retaining its contract to act as event host of the Tour of Britain.

SweetSpot outlines TV plans after renewing Tour of Britain contract for next five years

Tour de France commits early to EBU despite interest from agencies and pay-TV companies