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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

In its haste to exit the UK, ESPN may have missed an opportunity with its ESPN America channel

SPL drops Sportfive for MP & Silva premium in nine-year deal for international rights

Ben Speight, head of SportBusiness Intelligence, analyses domestic television audiences for the English Premier League as viewing declines year-on-year
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A buy-out deal for ESPN America could be weeks away, with Setanta, Chello and Eurosport all in the frame

As the English FA tenders its domestic rights from 2014-15 onwards, SportBusiness Intelligence analyst Pauline McVey, examines FA Cup audiences in the UK

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.

Football: The German Football League awarded the rights for the Bundesliga in several three-year deals covering 2006-07 to 2008-09.