Ice Skating

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.

Chief Executive Darmon bullish about the ambitions of new private equity owners

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)

The International Skating Union could strip France of the right to host the 2006 European ice skating championships

Ice Skating: The European Broadcasting Union acquired the rights for the World and European Championships and other events in a four-year deal with the International Skating Union, the sport's world governing…

EBU deal brings 10 per cent rights increase

Cricket: Pan-Asian broadcaster ESPN Star Sports agreed sublicensing deals for the Twenty20 world championships, held in South Africa in September, with DirecTV (North America), Geo TV (Pakistan), Ten Sports…

Skate Canada becomes second national ice-skating body after the US to lose its domestic television rights fee

Figure Skating: US network NBC acquired the rights for US figure skating in a three-year deal with the US Figure Skating Association, covering the national championships and the international Skate America…

ISU president's 'threat' to move figure skating championship from United States is a 'negotiating tactic'

Rights-holders and commercial broadcasters united in opposition

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC is expected to renew its long-standing rights deal with US ice-hockey’s National Hockey League, although it will have to pay more and share the most attractive m…