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The European Broadcasting Union has finalised a four-season extension, running from 2014 to 2018 inclusive, to its long-running media partnership with the International Biathlon Union.

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK has acquired rights for International Biathlon Union (IBU) events in a four-year deal, according to the Kampanje news website.

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.

The International Biathlon Union has entered into exclusive talks with the European Broadcasting Union consortium of public-service broadcasters over a rights deal.

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

Norwegian basic-tier and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has submitted a bid for International Biathlon Union (IBU) rights, according to the Aftenposten news website

The International Biathlon Union (IBU), the sport’s global governing body, has invited companies to express an interest in bidding for the next cycle of worldwide rights for its events.

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