The Lagardère Sports agency has signed a four-year rights partnership with the International Weightlifting Federation.

Lagardère Sports, the sports marketing division of conglomerate Lagardère, has been confirmed as host broadcaster for five major sports events this November.

The International Paralympic Committee is to live stream the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships on its official website and YouTube channel.

EBU warns federations that opting for agency cash might not work out in the long term; EBU renewals and losses in 2012

The EBU has renewed television rights deals for gymnastics, weightlifting and Greco-Roman wrestling, but pulled out of broadcasting judo, as part of a “reshaping” of its sports portfolio.

Basketball: Eurosport Deutschland acquired live rights for nine selected playoff matches from Germany’s top league, the Basketball Bundesliga, in a deal with the league and rights-holder Sportdigital.tv.

Danmarks Radio accused of not fulfilling its role as a public-service broadcaster