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The European Broadcasting Union’s new, more hard-nosed and aggressive strategy was the main factor behind its renewal of International Biathlon Union rights this week, TV Sports Markets understands.

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FOOTBALL Football: Fifa, football’s global governing body, agreed deals in Spain for the 2014 World Cup with commercial broadcaster Mediaset and the Mediapro agency.

EBU and Infront battle for biathlon rights for next four years

EBU chances of keeping hold of biathlon depend on ARD/ZDF as RTL eyes rights in Germany

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The International Biathlon Union has struck a four-year rights deal with the NBC Sports division of US media company NBCUniversal

Pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport has struck a four-season extension to its rights deal for events organised by the International Biathlon Union.

International sports broadcaster Eurosport and French digital-terrestrial television channel L’Équipe have retained rights in France to events organised by the International Biathlon Union.

Norwegian state broadcaster NRK has extended a rights deal for coverage of the Biathlon World Championships and World Cup, while the country’s commercial and pay-television broadcaster, TV2, has snapped up rights to a package of Nordic skiing events.

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Badminton: Pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport acquired live and highlights rights for the semi-finals and finals of this month's European Men’s and Women’s Team Championship. Co

Agencies reluctant to take on Uefa sales, and more...

The IBU said that it was “an easy decision” to turn down an increase in rights fee in order to remain with its long-term partner, the EBU.

With European football taking its mid-season break, the TV Sports Markets European survey for January shows top winter sports events dominating the tables.

Double threat to Eurosport from Eurosport-sceptics within EBU, and EC investigation into EBU collective selling

The TV Sports Markets monthly survey of European sports viewing in December shows Champions League second-phase matches topping the tables in six of 19 countries surveyed.

The International Biathlon Union will receive almost a 200-per-cent increase in television-rights

Rights-holders and commercial broadcasters united in opposition