Fox buys NFL across Europe but will not launch US sports channel
The NFL explains why the UK is a key growth market
Mediapro renews F1 deal in Spain but for smaller package
The FA and Football League cash in as Sky and BT scrap for content
UK broadcasters BBC, ITV, BT and BSkyB likely to bid for domestic rights to the FA Cup and England friendly internationals
SBS6 acquired the exclusive rights for all Professional Darts Corporation events in the Netherlands.
Tennis: Pan-European cable and satellite broadcaster Eurosport extended its deal for coverage of the Australian Open for a further four years, from 2008 to 2011. Eurosport will also be the distribution agent for the media rights across Europe. The rights were previously held by the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella group representing the region’s public-service broadcasters.
Golf: The US PGA Tour signed new six-year deals with the CBS and NBC networks, from 2007 to 2012.
• Formula One: German free-to-air sports broadcaster DSF acquired a package of Formula One rights for the 2007 season.
Football: French commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6 reportedly acquired the rights for football's Euro 2008 in a deal brokered by the Sportfive agency.
First ever tie in ski-jumping’s Four Hills tournament attracts huge television audiences.