Largest sports league TV contracts worldwide as of September 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars per year)

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Amount in billion U.S. dollars per year
National Football League (NBC, Fox, ESPN) (2014-2022)6
FIFA World Cup (Fox, NBC, SBS, Bell) (2018-2022)4.8
English Premier League (BT Sports, Sky Sports) (2016-2019)2.6
National Basketball Association (TNT, ESPN) (2016-2024)2.6
Major League Basketball (TBS, ESPN, Fox) (2014-2021)1.6
Rio Summer Olympics (NBC) (2016-2020)1.33
Bundesliga (Sky, Eurosport) (2017-2021)1.3
UEFA European Cup (Lagardès, CAA, etc.) (2016)1.1
La Liga (Vodafone, Mediapro, Telefónica) (2016-2019)0.99
Winter Olympics (NBC) (2014-2018)0.87

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The statistic shows the largest sports league TV contracts worldwide as of September 2016. The largest contract as of September 2016 was for the National Football League, which was worth a total of 6 billion U.S. dollars a year.
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