FOOTBALL Football: Spanish broadcaster Mediaset acquired rights for Spain national team games until June 2014, and the 2013 Fifa Confederations Cup

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FOOTBALL Football: US pay-television sports broadcaster ESPN acquired rights for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. The ESPN3

FOOTBALL Football: Chilean commercial broadcaster Megavisión acquired domestic and international rights for Chile national team matches, in the four years from 2015 to 2018.

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

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FOOTBALL Football:Fifa, football’s world governing body, agreed a deal with internet platform YouTube for its archive rights.

FOOTBALL Football:Pan-European cable and satellite sports broadcaster Eurosport extended its rights deal for the Africa Cup of Nations for the next two editions of the tournament, in 2013 and 2015

FOOTBALL Football: Public-service broadcaster the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation acquired the rights for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations in a deal with the Sportfive agency

Ice Hockey: Regional sports channel Fox Sports Florida agreed a multi-year extension to its rights agreement with the NHL’s Florida Panthers. The new deal begins in the 2012-13 season.

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

Tennis: The MP & Silva agency acquired the European rights outside France for the French Open in a five-year deal, from 2012 to 2017, with the Fédération Française de Tennis, the French tennis federation. T

Athletics: Australian public-service broadcaster SBS acquired the rights for the 2011 IAAF World Championships in a deal with the Dentsu agency

Rugby League: Pan-regional broadcaster Setanta Asia acquired rights for the Australian National Rugby League’s Premiership and State of Origin competitions in a two-year deal, covering 2011 and 2012, w…

Motorsport: Formula One Management agreed deals with incumbent rights-holders in Germany, Russia and Israel for media rights for the Formula One motor-racing series