Argentina

The Fox Sports Argentina division of international sports broadcaster Fox Sports has stated its interest in bidding for rights to the top two divisions of Ecuadorian football after claiming it was initially left out of the tender process opened by the Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF).

International sports broadcaster ESPN has lowered its offer for rights to Argentina’s Primera División, the top tier of football in the country, according to La Nacion.

Clubs in Argentina’s Primera División, the top tier of football in the country, have claimed they are in a “dramatic” situation over alleged non-payment of broadcast rights revenue by the Argentinian Football Association.

Marcelo Tinelli, vice-president of Argentinian Primera División club San Lorenzo, has said an “excellent meeting” has been held with international sports broadcaster ESPN and Spanish agency Mediapro over the next set of rights to club football in the country.

The Torneos y Competencias agency has agreed a deal with US prosecutors to pay $112.8m (€106m) to settle charges in relation to a football corruption probe.

Clubs in Argentina’s Primera División, the top tier of football in the country, have put forward a counterproposal to US media companies Fox and Turner for the future media rights to the competition.

Clubs in Argentina’s Primera División, the top tier of football in the country, have rejected an initial media-rights offer from US media companies Fox and Turner and are set to put forward a counterproposal.

Clubs in Argentina’s Primera Division, the top tier of football in the country, are reportedly at odds over the future direction of the domestic broadcast rights model.

US media conglomerate Viacom has agreed a $345m (€312.5m) deal to acquire Argentinian free-to-air broadcaster Telefe from the Telefónica telecommunications company.

US media companies Fox and Turner are keen to strike a partnership to acquire rights to club football in Argentina, according to reports.

The Argentinian government has confirmed that its Football for All (FPT) scheme, which ensures free-to-air coverage of domestic football competitions, will be scrapped at the end of this year.

The director of the Argentinian government’s Football for All (FPT) initiative, which ensures free-to-air coverage of domestic football competitions, has stepped down amid the impending scrapping of the scheme.

The Mediapro agency has extended the reach of its Canal F1 Latin America channel by agreeing two new carriage deals in Argentina.

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri has confirmed that the government’s Football for All (FPT) scheme, which ensures free-to-air coverage of domestic football competitions, will be “discontinued”.

Argentina’s Primera Division football clubs have requested that the government’s Football for All (FPT) scheme, which ensures free-to-air coverage of domestic football competitions, is disbanded at the end of the year.

Argentinian Football Association president Luis Segura and three former presidential cabinet chiefs have been indicted in an investigation into the sale of the country’s domestic media rights.

The Argentinian government has suspended a sales process for national and international media rights.