The International Olympic Committee has robustly defended last week’s long-term deal with US media group NBCUniversal on the three key areas in which it has come under scrutiny.

Media rights clips from May 1 to May 14


Interview with Timo Lumme, the IOC’s managing director of television and marketing, about its new deal with NBCUniversal.

Canadian pay-television sports broadcaster TSN is to expand its service from two to five national channels.

South African public-service broadcaster SABC has acquired free-to-air rights to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Media rights clips from April 10 to April 30

International sports broadcaster ESPN has agreed a rights deal for the 2015 Special Olympics, which will take place in Los Angeles, US.

Korean commercial broadcaster KBS has agreed a deal to become the host broadcaster of the 2015 summer Universiade multi-sport event, which is taking place in the Korean city of Gwangju.

Glasgow Commonwealth Games on track to hit commercial revenue targets

If there is a common thread running through our stories this issue it is change. It is a process that all sports go through, usually to secure increased media exposure and revenue, and occasionally due to power struggles about how that revenue is divided.

The International World Games Association has launched an online video channel through its website.

Media rights clips from March 13 to March 26

Canadian public-service broadcaster CBC has agreed a rights deal for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games multi-sport event.

Mike Kiernan, analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, reviews audiences across selected European markets for the Winter Olympics in Sochi

Media rights clips from February 27 to March 12

African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport and public-service broadcaster Botswana Television are set to acquire media rights to the Africa Youth Games national multi-sport event, according to the Botswana Gazette newspaper.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has signed up as broadcast partner to the new Invictus Games multi-sport event, which will be hosted in London from September 10-14.