Martial Arts

The Total Sports Asia agency will sell the global television rights to the Glory World Series kickboxing event in Moscow on March 23 under a new agreement with promoter Golden Glory

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

Darts: UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB acquired the rights for Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Grand Slam of Darts in a three-year deal, from 2011 to 2013, with the PDC

Athletics: The European Broadcasting Union acquired rights for European Athletics Association events in a four-year deal, from 2012 to 2015

Action Sports: Pan-European broadcaster Eurosport extended its deal with the Alliance of Action Sports, covering live rights in Europe for the Summer and Winter Dew Tours, for another five years

A study of ESPN’s most watched programmes since its August launch shows its reliance on Premier League content.

American Football: Pay-television broadcaster Telenet acquired the rights in Flanders for the National Football League in a four-year deal with the IMG agency from 2009 to 2012

Germany’s Bundesliga and martial arts’ Ultimate Fighting Championship are among only a handful of sports rights properties to have avoided major rights-fee cuts in the UK following Setanta’s collapse.

Basketball: PCTV-owned Mexican pay-broadcaster TVC Deportes extended it deal for the live rights to the ACB Spanish Basketball League in a three-year deal from 2009-10 to 2011-12

The General Association of International Sports Federations, representing 104 sports governing bodies worldwide, is to launch a new website that will provide video-streaming and a video-on-demand archive for each participating member.

Commonwealth Games: Australian commercial broadcaster Network Ten and pay-operator Foxtel acquired the rights for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Football: Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset acquired Serie A highlights rights in a three-year deal

Football: South African public-service broadcaster SABC acquired a package of free-to-air rights for English football’s Premier League in a three-year deal from 2007-08 to 2009-10.