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Dutch commercial broadcaster RTL paid close to a three-fold increase to strike a long-term deal for Professional Darts Corporation rights in the Netherlands.

Channel 4’s deal last month for British Darts Organisation media rights is the governing body’s largest ever.

A series of recently-agreed and impending deals could see the Professional Darts Corporation's global income rise 50 per cent in 2017.

Interview with Barry Hearn, president of the Professional Darts Corporation and founder of Matchroom Sport, on the company’s media-rights strategy and key international deals.

Media rights clips from February 4 to 17


Streaming platform DAZN has acquired exclusive rights in North America to this year’s edition of the UK Open darts event.

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has added another event organised by the Professional Darts Corporation to its portfolio in Belgium and Luxembourg, sealing a deal for the 2019 Unibet Premier League

Sports broadcaster Eurosport has struck a multi-territory, three-year deal for rights to British Darts Organisation rights, from 2019 to 2021

DAZN, the OTT service operated by digital sports media company Perform, has secured rights in Italy to the Pro14 cross-border rugby union league as it unveiled its full line-up for its launch in the country


Media rights clips from December 17 to January 20

Media rights clips from June 11 to 24

Media rights clips from February 12 to 25

Media rights clips from December 11 to January 14.

Media rights clips from September 4 to 17

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Media rights clips from 10 October 23 October

FOOTBALL Football: Polish pay-television broadcaster Orange Sport acquired exclusive rights for the English FA Cup and England national team home matches

FOOTBALL Football: Brazilian pay-television broadcaster SporTV acquired the rights to the 2013 Concacaf Gold Cup from the Traffic Sports agency

FOOTBALL Football: Norwegian basic-tier broadcaster TV Norge acquired rights for Norway’s five away qualifying games for the 2014 Fifa World Cup from the Sportfive agency.

FOOTBALL Football: Al Jazeera-owned pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports acquired the US rights to the 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifier home games of all Concacaf nations, excluding the US and Mexico

Basketball: The MP & Silva agency brokered several deals for the Spanish league, the ACB, beginning this season

Asian Games: The organising committee of the 2014 Asian Games signed memorandums of understanding with Korean networks KBS, MBC and SBS, provisionally appointing them as host broadcasters

Darts: UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB acquired the rights for Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Grand Slam of Darts in a three-year deal, from 2011 to 2013, with the PDC

Uefa over half way there on centralisation plan ... F1 renews in key markets ... EAA drops its fee for 2012 ... AFA TV plans ‘not viable’ ... Taylor exit doesn’t hurt PDC

Athletics: The European Broadcasting Union acquired rights for European Athletics Association events in a four-year deal, from 2012 to 2015

Euro football qualifiers and darts set to be latest casualties of brutal Dutch market.