Argentina

International sports broadcaster Eurosport has further enhanced its cycling rights portfolio by agreeing a deal for the Vuelta a San Juan, Argentina’s leading road race.

Spanish telco Telefónica has launched an OTT service in Argentina.

Italy’s Lega Serie A last week announced new deals for its club-competition rights covering a host of markets.

As reported in TV Sports Markets last month, pay-television operator DirecTV has acquired rights to Uefa European Qualifiers and the Uefa Nations League in a four-season deal, from 2018-19 to 2021-22.

Fight Sports, the linear sports channel and digital service, has secured exclusive rights in over 30 countries to the upcoming boxing title fight between Carl Frampton and Luke Jackson

Argentina’s Federal System of Public Media and Content has launched a new OTT platform that will provide live streaming of forthcoming national team football tournament the Fifa World Cup.

North American basketball league the NBA has today (Thursday) signed a multi-year partnership with Perform that will see the digital sports content and media group manage the organisation’s official websites in more than 15 international markets.

Full Play, which has been accused of bribing football executives, held talks with an entity associated with Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi over a possible sale of the sports marketing agency, according to testimony in the trial of three ex-football officials from Latin America by Santiago Pena, a former financial executive at the Argentinian business.

A series of leading media companies paid bribes to secure multi-year rights deals for football matches, according to the testimony of a prosecution witness in the ongoing US football corruption trial of three of the sport’s former administrators.

Online streaming service Netflix has sealed its latest content partnership with a football club through a deal with Argentinian Superliga outfit Boca Juniors.