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Deals for Australia’s new top-tier netball competition signify a strong commitment from broadcasters to women’s sport and could signal a step-change in revenue earned by Netball Australia.

Media rights clips from May 14 to 27

Media rights clips From March 12 to 25

Media rights clips from February 12 to 25

Australian commercial network Ten last month acquired free-to-air rights to the Netball World Cup – to be hosted in Sydney this summer – for a nominal fee.

Commercial broadcaster Nine has secured exclusive rights in Australia to the 2019 Netball World Cup

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has acquired rights to the 2019 Netball World Cup, as well as extending deals for US motor-racing series IndyCar and motorcycling series the Superbike World Championship

UK pay-television broadcaster Sky and public-service broadcaster the BBC have acquired rights to the 2019 Netball World Cup, which will take place in the English city of Liverpool from July 12-21

The International Netball Federation has engaged in its first media-rights partnership with an agency, agreeing a six-year deal with Lagardère Sports.

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Media rights clips from December 11 to January 14.

Media rights clips from February 27 to March 12

Media rights clips from February 13 to February 26

Football: Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sport Asia acquired rights in Hong Kong for Uefa Euro 2016. The agreement includes all matches across all platforms

Media rights clips from 12 September to 25 September 

FOOTBALL Football: Polish pay-television broadcaster Orange Sport acquired exclusive rights for the English FA Cup and England national team home matches

FOOTBALL Football: The IMG Media agency agreed a three-year extension to its deal for the media rights on aeroplanes and ships for English Premier League football, from 2013-14 to 2015-16

FOOTBALL Football: Uefa, football’s European governing body, appointed newly-created company CAA Eleven as its global sales agent for the European Qualifiers package of media rights.

FOOTBALL Football: Al Jazeera-owned pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports acquired the US rights to the 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifier home games of all Concacaf nations, excluding the US and Mexico

Divided opinions on why digital sports channel One HD failed

Handball: EHF Marketing, the commercial arm of the European Handball Federation, signed media-rights deals with broadcasters in several territories

Kickboxing: German commercial broadcaster Sat.1 agreed a two-year deal, beginning immediately, for rights to the fights of World Kickboxing Association world champion Christine Theiss

The launch of Australia’s first-ever free-to-air sports channel, One, is an unprecedented challenge to leading pay sports broadcaster Fox Sports.

Rugby and football associations expect listing to hit finances, cricket board welcomes chance to get good price for rights

Cycling: Italian public-service broadcaster Rai agreed a four-year deal with the European Broadcasting Union, from 2005 to 2008, for coverage of the Tour de France.