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MTG renews motorsport and golf deals

Modern Times Group (MTG) has renewed a raft of major sporting rights that will see international motor racing and golf tournaments continue to air on its Scandinavian Viasat channels.

It has renewed rights to the FIA Formula One World Championship in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, where it airs on channels including pan-regional net TV3, Viasat Motor, Denmark’s TV3 Puls, Norway’s Viasat4 and Sweden’s TV10. The US PGA Tour golf will also continue to air on TV3, Viasat Golk and Viasat Sport HD in the region until 2015. The tournament will also air on Russia’s Viasat Sports East and Bulgaria’s Nova Sport.