Discovery picks up Six Nations rights in Italy in surprise deal

Fox Sports buys Eredivisie rights in Italy

German broadcaster Sport1 targets pay-TV growth

As Brazil delivers increased audiences for the Fifa Confederations Cup in Europe’s big five markets, Pauline McVey, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, runs the numbers T

European Qualifiers deal is first sign that Discovery will stimulate Nordic market

Pauline McVey, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, examines television audiences for the 2013 French Open as Nadal wins record-breaking eighth Roland Garros title

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

Canal Plus and Al Jazeera prepare for extended summer rally for Wimbledon and ATP rights


A buy-out deal for ESPN America could be weeks away, with Setanta, Chello and Eurosport all in the frame

Golf: The US PGA Tour signed new six-year deals with the CBS and NBC networks, from 2007 to 2012.

Pan-European broadcaster acquires content specifically for the region for the first time.

Four year deal to cover FIN events from 2008 to 2011.

Sportfive to sign television rights deals for World Rally Championship in top five European markets next week.