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Striking a digital rights deal is thought to have helped Tennis Australia earn a large increase in Japan for the 2017 Australian Open.

The value of exclusivity and a home Games in 2020 helped the International Paralympic Committee strike its biggest-ever deal, with Japanese state broadcaster NHK, late last month.

The International Olympic Committee and the Japan Consortium of broadcasters, which this month acquired exclusive Japanese rights to the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, are both likely to be happy with the deal, local experts say.

Five-year deal, four different broadcasters, three times the previous rights fee

The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be shown in host nation Japan by broadcasters J Sports, NHK and Nippon TV. The deals – announced today – were struck by the Dentsu agency. In N

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC is gathering a portfolio of content in preparation for the launch of a 4K ultra high definition channel, according to the Advanced Television website.

Japanese public-service broadcaster NHK has acquired rights for the International Federation of Sport Climbing’s (IFSC) 2016 season.

Japanese public-service broadcaster NHK has acquired exclusive broadcast and exhibition rights to four editions of the Paralympic Games from 2018 to 2024 in a deal the International Paralympic Committee has hailed as the biggest in Paralympic broadcasting history.