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UK pay-television broadcaster Sky’s extension of its rights deal for The Open is an attempt to shore up its dominant position in golf in the UK and Ireland against the threat of GolfTV, the dedicated channel run by the Discovery-PGA Tour joint venture, SportBusiness Media understands.

The Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) has said that it is not expecting any more substantial rights fee compensation following the disruption to the sporting calendar caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky will continue to broadcast The Open golf major until 2024 after agreeing a three-year deal with rights-holder the R&A