Sky UK

SBS6 acquired the exclusive rights for all Professional Darts Corporation events in the Netherlands.

Irish government likely to add final day’s coverage of the Ryder Cup to its list of events protected for free-to-air coverage.

• Formula One: German free-to-air sports broadcaster DSF acquired a package of Formula One rights for the 2007 season.

Football: French commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6 reportedly acquired the rights for football's Euro 2008 in a deal brokered by the Sportfive agency.

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.