Argentina

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.

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

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.

US media companies Fox and Turner are set to put forward an improved offer for the broadcast rights to Argentina’s Primera División, the top tier of football in the country.