Minor Sports

YouTube, the Google-owned user-generated content platform that stands accused of internet piracy by some of sport’s major rights-holders, is proving increasingly popular as a distribution platform for minor sports.

American Football: The National Football League extended its television rights deals with US networks Fox and CBS for a further two years, up until the end of the 2012-13 season

The success of the World Rally Championship’s plan to provide live coverage of the event this year is likely to determine the long-term future of the series.

Irish public-service broadcaster RTÉ rounded off a successful few months