Basketball

South Africa public-service broadcaster the SABC plans to use recently-acquired NBA basketball rights to help launch a long-mooted new sports channel in South Africa on October 1

The Australian National Basketball League, the country’s top-tier basketball league, has renegotiated its rights deal with commercial broadcaster the Ten Network in the wake of a fan backlash.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE is keen to retain rights for the country’s top-tier basketball league, the ACB, when its current four-year deal, from 2008-09 to 2011-12, expires in June, according t…

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has agreed an exclusive rights deal with the Federación Española de Baloncesto, the Spanish basketball federation, beginning this year and running into 2014.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus will continue to show La Ligue Nationale de Basket, the French basketball league, for the next five years, after a new rights deal was agreed

US cable-television broadcaster Turner Broadcasting System and the CBS Sports website have generated approximately $60 million (€45.1

The Basketball Bundesliga, Germany’s domestic basketball league, is in talks with pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland, commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1

US cable-television operator Time Warner Cable agreed a multi-year deal with Women’s National Basketball Association team Los Angeles Sparks.

US college sports conference the Big 12 is set to agree a new 13-year domestic television rights deal, from 2013 to 2025, with sports broadcaster ESPN, according to the CBS Sports website

Italian media group Mediaset, which owns Spanish commercial broadcaster Telecinco, said it would be interested in acquiring domestic rights for the Spanish basketball league, the ACB, from the start of…

Spanish commercial broadcasters La Sexta and Antena 3 are the favourites to acquire the rights for the Spanish basketball league, the ACB, after the incumbent rights-holder, public-service broadcaster…

US sports broadcaster ESPN announced a partnership with Facebook that will allow a syndicated video player from the ESPN3 internet service to be carried on the social networking website

Australian commercial channel Network Ten will remain a domestic broadcast partner of the country’s National Basketball League despite having scaled back coverage of the competition and impending budget c…

US cable-television broadcaster Turner Broadcasting System is introducing a charge for viewers for online coverage of the annual National Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Division I Basketball…

La Ligue Nationale de Basket, the French basketball league, plans to cut short its current domestic rights deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus at the end of this season and seek a new deal…

NBC Sports Network, the cable-television sports channel of US network NBC, agreed an exclusive five-year deal with the Colonial Athletic Association, for rights to American football and basketball matches…

Pay-television broadcaster DirecTV Latin America agreed a deal with US basketball league the NBA to begin carrying the NBA TV channel in the region

Italian digital sports channel Sportitalia acquired exclusive rights for the Italian men’s national basketball team’s home matches in a two-year deal with the Federazione Italiana Pallacanestro, the Ita…

German sports broadcaster Sport1 is facing competition from three other broadcasters for the rights for the Basketball Bundesliga, the domestic basketball league

Executives from the IMG Media agency have had talks with David Stern, commissioner of US basketball league the NBA, about establishing a professional basketball league in India, Bloomberg reports

Alain Béral, president of La Ligue Nationale de Basket, the French basketball league, said he was not satisfied by the level of exposure the league is getting in its existing domestic rights deal with …

Irish pay-television broadcaster Setanta Sports agreed a three-year rights deal with Basketball Ireland from 2012 to 2014

US pay-television operator DirecTV agreed a five-year deal with the Big Sky college sports conference for its basketball and American football competitions

Belgian pay-television broadcaster Telenet acquired rights for the Spanish basketball league, the ACB, in a multi-year deal until the end of the 2014-15 season