Copa Libertadores

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The value of Copa Libertadores free-to-air rights in Brazil has halved in commercial broadcaster SBT’s deal following media group Globo’s vacation of the rights in the country.

Social media giant Facebook’s challenges around its Copa Libertadores coverage in Latin America have convinced it that non-exclusive rights models form “one of the best ways” of breaking into markets where entrenched viewing habits restrict the potential for exclusive rights to grow engagement with the platform.

Copa Sudamericana rights could be sold to a single broadcaster across Latin America and Brazil, as FC Diez Media has called off tender processes in both territories and entered private negotiations.

Pay-television platform Sky Italia and Perform Group’s OTT service DAZN will probably both be happy with the outcome of an intense period of rights negotiations in Italy.
USA

Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez, two former executives at US-based media group 21st Century Fox, have failed in their attempts to have a separate trial from sports marketing agency Full Play as part of…

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has boosted its sports rights portfolio by extending a content-sharing agreement with DAZN, giving it access to select rights from the streaming service’s portfolio, w…

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has announced the formation of a new platform that will exploit the pay-television rights of its club competitions in Brazil for the next three seasons

Bandeirantes, the Brazilian media group with free-to-air and pay-TV channels, has acquired the pay-television rights to the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana, according to local media reports, and…