Olympics: Australian telecoms provider Telstra agreed a A$9m (£4.2m/ €5.3m) deal with Seven Media Group to show exclusive live coverage of the Beijing Olympics on its BigPond mobile service.
Cricket: Pan-Asian broadcaster ESPN Star Sports agreed sublicensing deals for the Twenty20 world championships, held in South Africa in September, with DirecTV (North America), Geo TV (Pakistan), Ten Sports…
Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Asia has sealed a rights deal with the Drone Racing League.
The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal has acquired rights for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.
German sports broadcaster Sport1 has renewed a rights deal for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in its home country, along with Austria and Switzerland.