DARYL LEEWORTHY

Daryl Leeworthy teaches history at the University of Huddersfield. He is the author of the book Fields of Play: The Sporting Heritage of Wales. He is also a fellow of the Australian Academy for the Humanities. You can follow him on Twitter at @DrLeeworthy

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SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
In 1960 CBS paid $50,000 for the rights to broadcast the Olympics in the United States. In 2011 NBC agreed to pay the International Olympic Committee $4.38 billion for the U.S. broadcast rights through 2020.
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