Tennis: Pan-European cable and satellite broadcaster Eurosport extended its deal for coverage of the Australian Open for a further four years, from 2008 to 2011. Eurosport will also be the distribution agent for the media rights across Europe. The rights were previously held by the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella group representing the region’s public-service broadcasters.
International pay-television operator Eleven Sports Network has agreed a partnership with TVN under which it will offer its channels through the Polish media group’s over-the-top service Player.pl.
US media group Scripps Networks Interactive has concluded its deal to buy a majority stake in Polish media company TVN for €584m ($652.9m).
US media group Scripps Networks Interactive has agreed to buy a majority stake in Polish media company TVN for €584m ($653.5m).
Australian pay-television horseracing broadcaster Sky Racing has struck a short-term rights deal with the Racing Victoria state organisation, according to the Herald Sun newspaper.