Media Notes: Jordan FA Signs Agreement With IMG Granting Rights To Broadcast Asian Cup
The Jordan FA signed an agreement with IMG Media Ltd., "granting it full rights to broadcast the national team’s matches outside Jordan for the Asian Cup finals." Under the $300,000 deal, the company will also have the right to broadcast the team’s friendly matches in '13 and '14 (JORDAN TIMES, 2/6). ... German private TV channel kabel eins "has extended its TV rights deal with the ADAC GT Masters racing series." The channel "will broadcast all races of the '13 and '14 season live and exclusive in Germany, Austria and Switzerland" (MOTORSPORT MAGAZIN, 2/7). ... Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has "rejected a request" made by a Sri Lanka Cricket chairman, to provide broadcasting rights of all int'l matches played in Sri Lanka to sports channel Ten Sports. Sources added that the request by the chairman has been rejected by the Minister, "as proper tender procedures were not followed" (CEYLON TODAY, 2/7).