Subsidiary DDtv acquires cash-strapped Danmarks Radio's content portfolio as part of Danish DTT strategy

Antena 3 to expand expand sports programming on DTT channel Neox, after acquisition of World Cup skiing rights

Cricket: Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine Network acquired the rights to this month's Champions Trophy and the 2007 World Cup in a deal with News Corporation subsidiary Global Cricket Corporation.

The Union Cycliste Internationale is set to go ahead with the planned centralisation of the television rights of its professional road racing series, the Pro Tour.

American Football:  UK pay-operator British Sky Broadcasting acquired the UK and Ireland rights for the National Football League in a four-year deal from 2007-08 to 2010-11.

National team home matches sold to incumbent broadcaster, TV2, in four-year deal

High-profile doping scandals hit television viewing for this year’s Tour de France.

Audiences fall in Germany and Switzerland, but rise elsewhere

Cycling: French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions renewed its deal for the Tour de France.

German audiences crash, but ratings in France hold up

The finals of the Wimbledon tennis championship drew good television audiences in many of the sport’s top European markets last weekend. 

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.

Rugby union: UK pay-broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting acquired the exclusive live rights to European club rugby’s Heineken Cup competition in the UK and Ireland in a four-year deal, from 2006-07 to 2…

EBU membership threatened and other Scandinavian public service broadcasters angered by cost-cutting measures

Horseracing: Australian free-to-air broadcaster Nine Network acquired live rights to 13 premier race meetings in 2007 from  the Australian Racing Board, which brokered the deal through TVN, owners of …

The value to a sponsor of terrestrial television coverage against satellite coverage

Tour of Britain is looking for a new rights-distributor

Motorsport: German pay-broad-caster Premiere acquired the exclusive live rights for motor racing’s Nascar and Indycar series for the 2006 season.