Power Boating

Marine motorsport promoter Powerboat P1 has signed a broadcast deal with the Fox Sports International division of media company 21st Century Fox.

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USA

International motorsport promoter P1 has signed a rights deal with US regional pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Florida for coverage of its SuperStock USA powerboat racing championship and AquaX jet ski series in 2014.

Olympics: Turkish commercial network Fox Turkey acquired the rights for the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games.

AOL Time Warner pulled out of the bidding for the rights for the 2010 and 2012 Olympic Games because, it said, it could not meet the International Olympic Committee’s tender requirements.

Rugby union:  Incumbent rights-holder IMG won the commercial rights for rugby union’s 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cups.  It beat opposition from Champions League agency Team Marketing.  I

Football: German public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF acquired the rights for up to 49 matches in football’s 2006 World Cup from Swiss agency Infront Sports & Media.

Basketball: Greek public-service broadcaster ERT acquired the rights to the 2009 and 2011 European Championships and the 2006 and 2010 World Championships in a deal with Fiba, the international basketball...