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Facebook has finally emerged as a major player in the global sports rights-market Acquisition strategy is highly targeted, with India and Latin America among priorities

Copa Sudamericana rights could be sold to a single broadcaster across Latin America and Brazil, as FC Diez Media has called off tender processes in both territories and entered private negotiations.

Olympics deal part of Slim plan to expand media empire in Latin America through top sport

Carlos Slim’s América Móvil acquired the media rights in Latin America, outside Brazil, for the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games Carlos Slim. Is

ESPN Deportes explains long-term strategy for growing US Spanish-language market

Federación Panameña de Fútbol (FEPAFUT), the governing body of football in Panama, has agreed a four-year deal with the IMG agency to distribute its media rights internationally.

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) has appointed Heidi Pellerano as its new chief commercial officer, in a role that will oversee departments including…

International sports broadcaster ESPN has furthered its ties with the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in Central and South America by agreeing a four-year rights deal

Pay-television broadcaster ESPN has struck a surprise deal with the IMG agency for Serie A rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

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New 10-year US deal is good for both Concacaf and Univision

Premier League enjoys massive increases in more key territories but cooling Middle East market provides a major challenge

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Slim buys into Mexican clubs to take on duopoly

New Conmebol event could become replacement for Copa; Why the US is the perfect host

How ESS will become more aggressive under News Corp; Difficult marriage from day one

Terra goes looking for football rights in US

Uefa positions itself nicely to cherry-pick top markets

EBU pays healthy increase for World Cup despite recession

Al Jazeera stocks up in US ahead of channel launch

FIVB targeting global growth with new long-term rights deal

FA set for small increase in Asia with new MP & Silva deal

NFL set to follow Nordic deal with IMG Media renewal

Concacaf stuck in neutral as deals wait...Bernie in the driving seat...Fresh joint bid in Colombia...Full steam ahead for Full Play

Football: The ISM agency acquired the rights in Indonesia to the 2014 Fifa World Cup in a deal worth $55m (€40m). ISM sold the rights to the Bakrie Group for about $60m (page 9).