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Media rights clips from February 4 to 17

Nine’s capture of additional National Rugby League free-to-air rights helped drive a record fee for the Aussie Rules Australian Football League, as both codes agreed new deals this month.

Media rights clips from April 30 to May 13

Media rights clips from February 26 to March 11

Media rights clips from January 15 to January 28

The Australian Football League has announced new agreements with domestic broadcasters Foxtel and Telstra which will extend their rights by two years across the 2023 and 2024 seasons

Pay-television operator Foxtel has initiated early talks to extend its rights deal with Australian rules football league the AFL, it has been reported

Pay-television operator Foxtel declined to extend its rights deal with Australian rules football league the AFL due to long-running concerns over a clause in the contract concerning free-to-air exposure,…
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Australian rules football league the AFL has returned to the screens of ESPN in the United States, with the sports broadcaster agreeing a deal to cover the remainder of its 2020 season

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Media rights clips from November 13 to 26

Media rights clips from January 16 to 29

Media rights clips from 5 to 18 December

Network Ten buys rights to Sochi winter Games but its real target is Rio 2016

FOOTBALL Football: Polish pay-television broadcaster Orange Sport acquired exclusive rights for the English FA Cup and England national team home matches

Fox and SBS 'investing in the future of Australian football'; How the new deal breaks down

FOOTBALL Football:Fifa, football’s world governing body, agreed a deal with internet platform YouTube for its archive rights.

Australian football federation outlines future rights strategy

Divided opinions on why digital sports channel One HD failed

Athletics: Australian public-service broadcaster SBS acquired the rights for the 2011 IAAF World Championships in a deal with the Dentsu agency

Jury out on whether Packer's return will be good or bad for competition in the rights market.

Poland's friendly against Cameroon on August 11 faces a broadcast blackout unless public-service broadcaster TVP can agree a last-minute deal with the Sportfive agency.

Baseball: Pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport acquired the rights for next month’s 2009 Baseball World Cup in a deal with the International Baseball Federation.

Germany’s Bundesliga and martial arts’ Ultimate Fighting Championship are among only a handful of sports rights properties to have avoided major rights-fee cuts in the UK following Setanta’s collapse.

Basketball: PCTV-owned Mexican pay-broadcaster TVC Deportes extended it deal for the live rights to the ACB Spanish Basketball League in a three-year deal from 2009-10 to 2011-12

The launch of Australia’s first-ever free-to-air sports channel, One, is an unprecedented challenge to leading pay sports broadcaster Fox Sports.

The rugby World Cup and the cricket World Cup account for 11 of the Top 20 most popular televised sports events on Australian television in 2003

A rematch between boxers Oscar de la Hoya and Shane Mosley for the WBC and WBA super welterweight world titles is set to go ahead after US pay-television network HBO offered Mosley a greater share of pay-per-view…