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The MP & Silva agency said that its deal earlier this month for the FIM Superbike World Championship in Latin America, excluding Brazil, and the Caribbean, was part of a strategy to expand into the region and into motorsports generally.

The top US football league, Major League Soccer, and the country’s national football association, US Soccer, enjoyed a five-fold increase in the value of their domestic media rights at the end of a long and complex set of negotiations with broadcasters ESPN, Fox and Univision Deportes.

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.

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US friendly football tournament set to turn a profit this year

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

Formula One enjoys big rights fee increase in Latin America deal with Mediapro

Mediapro explains why F1 deal reflects the company’s DNA

Sport1 acquires MLB baseball rights in Germany

Interview with Gerard Romy, managing director of Mediapro, following the company’s Formula One rights deal in Central and South America, and the Caribbean

Mexico could finally be opened up to competition after regulatory intervention

Sky misses Bundesliga but picks up Eredivisie

América Móvil enjoys Olympic benefits but the big prize will come in 2016

Fox and ESPN explain why having the Olympic Games non-exclusively makes sense in Latin America

Australian Open enjoys boom in media-rights value in two new Asian deals

Caribbean Premier League has big ambitions in the US for the T20 series

Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines BT Sport’s audiences for its flagship domestic properties, football’s Premier League and rugby union’s Premiership BT Sp

MCS stocks up with French league football and US college sport

Fox buys NFL across Europe but will not launch US sports channel

The NFL explains why the UK is a key growth market

Fox Sports buys Eredivisie rights in Italy

German broadcaster Sport1 targets pay-TV growth

The FA and Football League cash in as Sky and BT scrap for content