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Media rights clips from November 27 to December 10

FOOTBALL Football: Dutch public-service broadcaster NOS acquired exclusive rights for Uefa Euro 2016

FOOTBALL Football: Spanish-language US broadcaster Univision Deportes acquired rights for tournaments operated by Concacaf, the governing body of football in North and Central America and the Caribbean

Basketball: US Asian-focused sports network One World Sports acquired exclusive rights for Chinese basketball’s top-tier league, the CBA, in a multi-year deal with the Infront Sports & Media agency, m…

Curling: Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has reportedly agreed a six-year deal with the Canadian Curling Association.

The World Curling Federation has sought to further connect with the sport’s Chinese audience by launching its first social media channel on Sina Weibo, while it has stepped up a digital overhaul by relaunching i…

The World Curling Federation and Infront agency have extended their media and marketing partnership for four more years, taking the contract period up to 2022.

The CBC Sports division of Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has agreed a deal with Canada Curling to stream live coverage of the national governing body’s 2018 domestic championship events.

The World Curling Federation has unveiled plans to develop its existing broadcast partnerships with the USA Curling Association (USCA) national governing body and the Champions Curling Tour series to deliver extended live coverage of events.

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Cricket: Asian broadcaster Ten Sports is set to acquire the worldwide rights to international cricket in Sri Lanka in a four-year deal, from 2005 to 2008.

Snooker: UK public-service broad-caster the BBC renewed its deal with the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association for a further five years, from 2007 to 2011, paying about £20m (€29m).  The deal is thought to be a significant cut on the existing deal, worth about £28m over a five-and-a-half year period.

The Canadian Curling Association could find it difficult to agree a new television deal after pulling out of its four-year contract with CBC, the Canadian public-service broadcaster, after only one year

Basketball: Spanish commercial broadcaster La Sexta acquired the rights to this year’s basketball World Championships in a deal with Fiba, the international basketball federation.

Olympics: Brazilian free-to-air broadcaster TV Record acquired the Brazilian media rights across all platforms for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2012 Olympics Games in London in a $60m (£31m/€45m) de…