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Facebook has finally emerged as a major player in the global sports rights-market Acquisition strategy is highly targeted, with India and Latin America among priorities

The World Surf League is set to almost double the value of its media rights in Australia via a new deal with pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports, TV Sports Markets has learned

The World Surf League has expanded its global digital rights deal with Facebook, securing a significantly higher fee.

Media rights clips from March 26 to April 15

Media rights clips from December 11 to January 14.

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The Fox Sports division of US network Fox has signed an exclusive rights deal with the World Surf League
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The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal has signed an extended broadcast agreement with the International Surfing Association (ISA)

The World Surf League has moved to apologise to fans following complaints concerning Facebook’s coverage of its events.

The World Surf League has extended its rights deal with the CBS Sports division of US network CBS and has agreed a new partnership with Bleacher Report Live, the OTT sports service from media company Turner.

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Media rights clips from 5 to 18 December

Media rights clips from 10 October 23 October

Divided opinions on why digital sports channel One HD failed

Rugby Union: Canadian sports broadcaster TSN acquired the rights for the 2011 and 2015 editions of the Rugby World Cup in a deal with Rugby World Cup Limited, the event rights-holder

Football: Portuguese public-service broadcaster RTP acquired the rights to the national team’s Euro 2008 home qualifiers and friendlies in a two-year deal, 2006-07 to 2007-08, with the Olivedesportos agency