Athletics

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New York Road Runners, organiser of the New York City Marathon, has extended its rights deals with US sports broadcaster ESPN and local partner WABC-TV

Media company Vietnam Multimedia Corporation has struck a late deal for rights in the country to the ongoing Asian Games

The consortium of public-service broadcasters, the European Broadcasting Union, has signed a long-term extension to its worldwide media-rights contract with European Athletics.

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired rights in Myanmar to the upcoming Asian Games multi-sport event, which runs from August 18 to September 2 in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia

The Infront agency has agreed a six-year media, marketing and commercial rights partnership with the Italian Athletics Federation (FIDAL). The contract is worth a guaranteed €12.9m ($15.1m

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky has been appointed as the host broadcaster of the Athletics World Cup, which will be hosted at the London Stadium on July 14-15.

The Olympic Channel, the multi-platform global media destination operated by the International Olympic Committee, has broadened its portfolio by securing rights to the 122nd Boston Marathon.

The Lagardère Sports agency has agreed a deal to market rights to the inaugural edition of the Athletics World Cup.

The International Association of Athletics Federations has today (Thursday) announced the appointment of James Lord to the position of director of platforms and distribution.

Danish commercial broadcaster TV2 has agreed a six-year rights deal for events operated by the International Association of Athletics Federations.