Latin America

Media group Globo has finalised a rights deal in Brazil for all South American qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup that it did not already hold

HBO Max, the WarnerMedia-owned subscription streaming platform, has acquired broadcast rights in Brazil and Mexico to European club football competition the Uefa Champions League as part of its wider rollout…

Should FC Diez Media not agree terms before the deadline in July, Conmebol would be entitled to cash in the $7m bid bond provided by FC Diez Media and put the rights back on the market.

Telecoms, media and broadcast company Grupo Lauman has agreed a deal to acquire the Mexican arm of pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports

Cade, Brazil’s competition regulator, has extended by 60 days its investigation into potential monopolistic practices conducted by media group Globo in the domestic football rights market.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster SBT has added to its recent football rights drive by securing exclusive rights to the 2021 Copa América.

The Paraguayan Football Federation (APF) has insisted that the terms of its media rights contract with pay-television broadcaster Tigo Sports will be respected despite challenges being made to the contract…

The merger of Global Sports Rights Management, the international broadcast rights-holder to Brazil’s top two football leagues, with the Chile-based 1190 Sports agency was driven by a move to “unlock” spons…

Global OTT platform Fanatiz has launched in Mexico, where it will also offer subscribers the channels of Disney-owned pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports for an additional fee

Brazilian media group Globo is close to agreeing a deal for rights to the bulk package of South American Fifa World Cup qualifiers it does not already hold, SportBusiness Media understands.
USA

The United Soccer League is expanding its global footprint by striking a broadcast agreement with ESPN International, which covers over 58 million linear homes and 46 million digital homes in 55 territories…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster SBT has followed up its recent deal for Uefa Champions League rights by reaching an agreement for rights to the Europa League

Formula E, the electric car racing championship, has agreed a multi-year deal with pay-television broadcaster Star India for rights to the series across the Indian subcontinent

Media group Disney and social media giant Facebook have agreed to share their broadcast rights in Brazil for the Copa Libertadores. The agreement applies until the end of the 2021 tournament

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has opted to retain FC Diez Media as the agency to market commercial rights to its club competitions from 2023 to 2026

Media group Globo has secured free-to-air, pay-television and pay-per-view rights to the home matches of Brazilian top-tier club Cuiabá.

Global Sports Rights Management, the international broadcast rights-holder to Brazil’s top two football leagues, has announced a merger with 1190 Sports, the Chile-based sports marketing agency.