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Media giant Disney has agreed to pay a sizeable one-off fee to secure a three-season extension to its domestic broadcast rights to Argentina’s Liga Profesional de Fútbol (LPF), following a legal spat that had threatened to end its relationship with the league.

Intervention from Grupo Clarín and Torneos helped ensure the joint bid from Fox and Turner won rights to Argentina’s Primera División.

Argentina’s Primera División is beset by uncertainty as a leaderless football association – its government funding withdrawn and a new season imminent – fields offers for its media rights and searches for a new president.

EBU deal with US ski federation will increase exposure for ski events in the country

Fiba, Euroleague and other basketball rights-holders pool rights for B2C web offering

DeporTV, the free-to-air sports channel owned by the Argentinian government, has acquired broadcast rights to the 2020 Copa Libertadores Femenina, with the women’s club tournament to be held in Argentina t…

Argentinian club football will return to free-to-air television for the first time since June 2017 after public-service broadcaster TV Pública agreed a sublicensing deal with media group Disney.

Media group Turner is pushing back against the Argentinian government's plans to put four top-tier Primera División matches on free-to-air television, a move that would dilute the broadcaster's exclusive …

A judge in a commercial court has thrown out the Argentinian Football Association’s appeal to overturn a ruling reinstating pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports’ rights to the nation’s top tier of pr…

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