Argentina

Super Rugby is set for major and permanent change, sparked by the Covid-19 shutdown, according to stakeholders within Sanzaar, the grouping of Southern Hemisphere rugby unions

Fox Sports and Turner Broadcasting, the US-headquartered domestic rights-holders of the Argentinian Superliga, have paid their instalments for April

Fox Sports and Turner Broadcasting, the US-headquartered pay-television broadcasters and rights-holders of the Argentinian Superliga, have pledged to void subscribers’ April payments for its football p…

Pay-television broadcaster Turner has consulted with its Argentinian arm to decide how best to respond to calls from the country’s president for top-tier Superliga football matches to be broadcast on f…

The Argentinian Superliga, the top tier of club football in Argentina, has further extended and revised the tender process for its international broadcast rights

Mediapro, the production and media rights agency, is said to have joined the growing number of broadcasters and agencies in calling for the Argentinian Superliga to reissue its international rights tender

The Argentinian Football Association has launched a new over-the-top streaming platform providing archive footage and a variety of other national team content

The Asociación de Clubes Españoles de Baloncesto (ACB), which organises the top tier of club basketball in Spain, has agreed a rights deal for the competition with Argentinian subscription-television c…

The Xtreme Polo League has agreed a multi-year deal with US media conglomerate WarnerMedia, along with a host of broadcast partnerships, as it prepares to launch in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Argentina’s Primera División is beset by uncertainty as a leaderless football association – its government funding withdrawn and a new season imminent – fields offers for its media rights and searches for a new president.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

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has agreed a five-year deal with the Argentinian Football Association for the rights to global betting video and data across club competitions including…

The Argentine Football Association has reportedly extended its broadcast rights deal with media company Tele Red Imagen for the Nacional B and Primera B Metropolitana club competitions

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.

US media companies Fox and Turner have rejected reports that the Argentinian Superliga, the top division of domestic football, will continue to be broadcast on a free-to-air basis by Televisión Digital Abierta.

Social media platform Twitter has entered into its first live sports streaming agreement in Argentina through a partnership with Liga Nacional de Básquetbol, the organising body of club basketball in the country.

The Argentinian government has reached a deal with US media companies Fox and Turner to subsidise free-to-air coverage of the country’s top-tier Primera División football competition for the first three months of next season.

The Argentinian Football Association has selected a joint proposal by US media companies Fox and Turner as the winner in the auction for rights to the domestic Primera División.

The Mediapro agency has emerged as a late entrant into the competition for Argentinian Football Association rights as the auction kicked off yesterday (Monday) with three bidding parties.

The Argentinian Football Association has reportedly rejected a request from intellectual asset management company Consor to extend the deadline for submitting a bid for the next set of rights to the domestic game, while US media companies Fox and Turner are said to be seeking clarification over certain parts of the process.

The Argentinian Football Association and the government have agreed terms on the termination of the Fútbol para Todos contract as stakeholders close in on agreements that will result in the return of domestic action.

Torneos has confirmed that former chief executive Alejandro Burzaco has divested himself of his remaining equity interest in the Argentinian media group and sports-rights agency and is no longer a shareholder of the company.

Clubs in the top two divisions of Argentinian football, the Primera División and Primera B Nacional, have agreed on a timeline that is set to decide the new rights-holder for the domestic game ahead of a planned return to action on March 3.

Intellectual asset management company Consor has emerged as a surprise contender for the rights to Argentinian domestic football after submitting an offer that is reportedly higher than those already on the table.

The Argentine government has maintained that the Fútbol para Todos platform will be dissolved after rejecting the latest move by certain stakeholders in domestic football to have the program extended for a further six months.

Argentine football clubs have approved a settlement offer made by the government to dissolve the Fútbol para Todos platform as officials prepare to hear the latest proposals from broadcasters for the rights to the domestic game.