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BBC nets Wimbledon deal

March 28, 2008

BBC Sport has confirmed a new five-year contract giving the BBC the rights to broadcast the Wimbledon tennis tournament for a further five years from 2010 to 2014 inclusive. People will be able to catch all the key matches via BBC iPlayer, for up to seven days after broadcast, and have the opportunity to watch Wimbledon on mobile. The new agreement also confirms that, for the duration of the contract, Centre and Number One Courts will be provided in HD, as part of the BBC HD channel.

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