Media rights clips from November 27 to December 10
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.
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.
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.