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The Perform Group told TV Sports Markets its deal for Japan’s J-League represented “great value” compared to many domestic football leagues, despite a rights fee four times higher than the previous value.
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.
Uefa earned a decent increase in the value of its club tournaments in Japan this month despite the minimal level of competition in the market.
Broadcast platforms from Italy, Canada, Japan, Russia and Germany have agreed deals to provide coverage of the International Paralympic Committee’s 2015 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool.