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

Tough carriage talks over new Colombian sports channel

MP & Silva hit a home run in Korea with big increase

Colombian football league channel looks expensive to platform operators

Serie A makes the most of heated Latin American market

Dimayor, the organisation which operates Colombian club football, has agreed a deal with US investment fund Prudent Corporate Finance for international rights to the country’s top two divisions, according t…

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.

Amaury Sport Organisation has struck broadcast rights deals in a host of overseas markets ahead of the 2018 edition of the Tour de France cycling race.

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Traffic fails with first injunction but pushes on with Copa sales

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

Football: Fifa, football’s world governing body, agreed deals with pan-European broadcaster Eurosport and US network Fox for rights to the Club World Cup.

Ice Hockey: Regional sports channel Fox Sports Florida agreed a multi-year extension to its rights agreement with the NHL’s Florida Panthers. The new deal begins in the 2012-13 season.

Mexico deal takes IOC over the $100m mark in Latin America

Rights fee increases for Uefa in the US and Caribbean

Euro 2012 value drops as channels buddy up ... ISU secures 35% EBU increase ... Alianza defies league with joint bid ... UFC fights its way into mainstream

Football: The Brazil-based Traffic Sports agency concluded media rights deals for the 2011 Copa America in Paraguay, Canada and Belgium and in more than 50 countries with YouTube (see page this issue)

Football: Uefa, European football’s governing body, agreed three-year deals, from 2012-13 to 2014-15, for the rights for the Uefa Champions League in the UK with commercial broadcaster ITV and pay-television b…

Non-exclusive Colombian league rights acquired by DirecTV

Athletics: The IEC in Sports agency agreed deals with free-to-air broadcasters in five European countries for the rights for the World Athletics Series from 2011 to 2013, including the athletics World…

Pay TV growth in South America's fourth-largest economy has local analysts predicting a big pay-day for domestic football.

Venezuelan broadcasters expect to pay $4.5 million for World Cup qualifiers ... Uruguayan qualifiers tender a battle between Full Play/Tenfield and Traffic

Big increases in the US and Japan the highlights of a successful round of sales for Traffic Sports.

American Football: Canadian commercial broadcaster CTV extended its existing deal for NFL matches, including the playoffs and the Super Bowl game, for four more years from 2010 to 2013