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Public-service broadcaster NOS earlier this month renewed its Dutch ice skating rights with the national federation in a deal which will cover the next Olympic cycle.

Media rights clips from July 10 to July 23.

SBS shows interest in skating but not enough to shake off EBU

Media rights clips from March 13 to March 26

FOOTBALL Football: Hong Kong broadcaster TVB acquired domestic free-to-air and pay-television rights for the 2014 Fifa World Cup

The International Skating Union has today (Tuesday) appointed the Infront agency as its new global media rights partner for the next four seasons

The KNSB, the governing body of ice skating in the Netherlands, has extended its media-rights agreement for the sport’s national championships with public-service broadcaster NOS.
USA

The US Figure Skating governing body has launched a new OTT pass in partnership with NBC Sports Group.

USA

U.S. Figure Skating has extended and expanded its media rights agreement with the NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal.

Features

Ice Hockey: Regional sports channel Fox Sports Florida agreed a multi-year extension to its rights agreement with the NHL’s Florida Panthers. The new deal begins in the 2012-13 season.

American Football: Indian broadcaster Ten Sports, owned by pay-television operator Zee, acquired the rights to the Elite Football League of India in a multi-year deal

Basketball: Bwin, the online gaming company, extended its media and marketing rights contract with Fiba, the International Basketball Federation, for four years, from 2011 to 2014

Badminton: Indian sports broadcaster Neo Sports signed a three-year deal, from 2011 to 2013, for the Badminton World Federation World Superseries, with the global rights-holder, the Malaysia-based Total…

Russian pay-television broadcaster wants bigger package of International Skating Union rights, causing problems for EBU.

Athletics: The IEC in Sports agency agreed a number of deals for the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Doha

Olympics: Turkish commercial network Fox Turkey acquired the rights for the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games.

Rugby Union: French pay-television channel Sport Plus acquired the rights for European rugby union’s top club competition, the Heineken Cup, in a three-year deal with organisers European Rugby Cup, starting t…

France Télévisions will pay only a third of the present rights fee

As the winter sports’ season comes to a close, a number of events dominated TV Sports Markets analysis of European viewing for February

NOS signed a three-year television deal with the KNSB, the Dutch Skating Association, renewing a previous four-year contract.

With European football taking its mid-season break, the TV Sports Markets European survey for January shows top winter sports events dominating the tables.

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Rugby Union:  The BBC extended its deal for rugby union’s Six Nations Championship for a further four years, from 2006 to 2009.  The deal includes radio, television and internet rights.  T

Football: Fifa, world football’s governing body, rejected a minimum offer of $2.8bn (£1.6bn/€2.3bn)