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Giles Clarke, the head of the International Cricket Council’s media-rights negotiation team, hailed this month’s deal with Rupert Murdoch’s Star pay-television operations as “hugely positive for the game around the world.”

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport agreed a late deal to broadcast the latter stages of the Fiba World Cup for what TV Sports Markets understands was a nominal fee.

The United States Golf Association was able to use the competition, or the threat of it, in the UK pay-television market to secure a strong increase in value of the rights to the US Open.

Deutsche Telekom’s surprise deal for exclusive domestic basketball rights in Germany last week is small in value but potentially rich in significance.

Interview with William Field, founder of Prospero, the media and technology consultancy, on the return of telcos to the sports-rights market.

Sky, BT and the BBC all posted positive viewing figures for the 2013-14 English Premier League season. For live coverage, pay-television broadcaster BSkyB recorded its second-best season ever, while telecommunications company BT posted figures well in excess of those achieved by previous Premier League broadcasters ESPN and Setanta ...

The UK rights to the Top 14, French rugby union’s top league, enjoyed a strong increase in value in last week’s deal with pay-television broadcaster BSkyB.

The ICC’s ambitious income target for its next cycle of media rights sales

Clubs are real winners from BT-Sky sharing deal for European rugby

Formula E: a smart investment or the latest motorsport flop?

Sky misses Bundesliga but picks up Eredivisie

News UK adds top rugby clips for its stable of newspapers

Big-hitting BSkyB lands two more cricket deals to keep BT at bay

Sky keeps BT at arm’s length with seven long-term rights deals

NBA wants one home in the UK