Football

Mediaset and Serie A’s Juventus sign €248 million deal

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.