Golf

Network Ten the only free-to-air bidder for 2007 US Masters

Golf: US network NBC signed a six-year extension to its deal with the US Golf Association which gives it the live rights for the US Open, one of golf’s four Majors.

Wide-ranging distribution deal agreed with Unity Media

·   Football: The Dentsu and Infront agencies acquired the Rest of Asia rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups in a deal with Fifa, football’s world governing body.  De

Cricket: The Nimbus Sport agency acquired the worldwide television rights to cricket in India in a four-year deal with the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Nimbus will pay $612

Football: Greek public-service broadcaster ERT acquired the free-to-air rights for all 31 matches of Euro 2008 in a €9.5m (£6.5m) deal with the Sportfive agency. It is the first deal done for the championship.

Golf: The US PGA Tour signed new six-year deals with the CBS and NBC networks, from 2007 to 2012.

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

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

Decision to hand back golf rights allows rival to recover monopoly on top Tour golf and launch golf channel.

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.

Irish government likely to add final day’s coverage of the Ryder Cup to its list of events protected for free-to-air coverage.