Paralympics

Media rights clips from 12 September to 25 September 

Interview with Alexis Schäfer, marketing and commercial director of the International Paralympic Committee, on its new deal with NBC.

The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) to strengthen broadcast coverage and awareness of Paralympic events and sports in Asia.

Russian state broadcaster VGTRK has acquired domestic rights for the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games under a deal between the local organising committee for the event and Panorama, a production and rights company set up by Russia’s leading broadcasters.

USA

The NBC Olympics division of US network NBC has agreed a rights deal for the Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games under which the two events will receive an unprecedented 116 combined hours of coverage in the United States.

Media rights clips from 11 July to 24 July

Brazilian pay-television channel SporTV has agreed a deal with the Brazilian Paralympic Committee (CPB) to broadcast the forthcoming IPC Athletics World Championships, according to the Meio e Mensagem news website.

The International Paralympic Committee has announced it will stream live coverage of the forthcoming 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships through its official channel on video-sharing website YouTube.

The IOC has launched a tender for the sale of broadcast rights in 24 Asian territories for the Sochi 2014 winter Games, Rio 2016 summer Games Brazil and Nanjing 2014 summer Youth Olympic Games.

FOOTBALL Football: Hong Kong broadcaster TVB acquired domestic free-to-air and pay-television rights for the 2014 Fifa World Cup