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In Numbers: Sky’s not the limit £10.2 million Average cost (€13.8 million) to Sky and BT of broadcasting each live English Premier League match under (...)

Sky have agreed  to fork out €5.36 billion over the three seasons starting in August of next year for 378 Premier League games. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Those who flip the burgers and tend the car parks at Premier League grounds may cling to the hope that the new Sky and BT deals will result in someth(...)

The Premier League UK television rights for 2016-19 have been sold to Sky Sports and BT Sport for £5.163 billion. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Mark Leech/Getty Images)

The Premier League has announced a staggering 70 per cent increase in the value of its British television rights for the 2016-19 seasons with Sky and (...)

 QPR risk being refused entry back into the Championship if the club refuse to comply with a  fine for breaching financial fair play rules, Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey has warned. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Football League has confirmed QPR could be consigned to the Conference in the event of relegation from the top flight if they refuse to pay a hug(...)

Luis Suarez will learn on Thursday whether his four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup has been reduced. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Three months after refusing to resign over a series of leaked sexist emails, Richard Scudamore, the Premier League’s chief executive, has accused Luis(...)

  Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has seen his four-month playing ban upheld. Photograph: EPA

The court of arbitration for sport (CAS) has upheld Luis Suarez’s ban and fine for biting the Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini but the Barcelona strik(...)

Rory McIlroy with the trophy following his victory at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth yesterday. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images.

Rory McIlroy told us he’d turned off his phone, given away his laptop and is living like it’s the 1970s, man. And what happens? He wins. So here’s wh(...)

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

The pressure on Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore over sexist emails has intensified after Football Association chairman Greg Dyke desc(...)

Manchester City’s captain Vincent Kompany, who scored his side’s second goal, leads yesterday’s celebrations at the Etihad. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Goals number 101 and 102 of an utterly convincing Manchester City campaign delivered a second title in three seasons with a minimum of drama. Sky migh(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter  said a final decision on which months to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar might be delayed until 2015. Photograph: Getty

The Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, has told Qatari World Cup 2022 organisers that there is no way they will be stripped of the tournament whatever the (...)

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