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Analysts claim that Australian commercial broadcasters Seven and Ten overpaid for Australian Football League rights

Italian Parliament votes for collective selling of football rights

UK broadcasters experience a mixed 2005 for television-sport viewing.

Victory for three small German cable operators in Bundesliga rights battle.

• Formula One: German free-to-air sports broadcaster DSF acquired a package of Formula One rights for the 2007 season.

Football: French commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6 reportedly acquired the rights for football's Euro 2008 in a deal brokered by the Sportfive agency.

Deadlock in Argentine football rights talks could be broken by entry of new player.

English Premier League considers launching own channel in only two territories without a deal.

English Premier League international television rights expected to more than double in value since previous sale.

Television rights deals with incumbent partners ABC/ESPN and TNT likely to be the most valuable of the year.

UK pay-operator’s English Premier League deal was year's largest television sports-rights deal.

Spanish pay-TV operator's dominance in football rights market under threat after regulator accuses it of being a monopoly.

Television audiences for the UK’s traditional sporting showpieces fall in 2006, according to TV Sports Markets survey.

On the three days before Christmas, Modern Times buys four years of football, three years of golf and two new channels.

Africa’s television sports-rights market showing signs of strong growth.