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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.

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) last month agreed a new deal with Fox Networks Group in Latin America for its club competitions, earning a decent increase.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has begun a complete overhaul of its media rights in Latin America and Mexico, exiting its joint venture with Televisa in favour of a more traditional deal with former partner Fox Sports.

Mexican club Chivas Guadalajara has returned to media group Televisa less than a year after choosing to go it alone with in-house OTT platform Chivas TV.

Deals struck last month with Mexican clubs León and Pachuca have strengthened media group Imagen and further weakened the former duopoly over Liga MX rights.

Sky Mexico, the pay-TV broadcaster, has acquired rights to England’s Women’s Super League in a three-year deal.

The organisers of the Mexico City Marathon have admitted that they still may not be able to charge for broadcast rights despite the race being awarded IAAF Gold Label status last year
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Hispanic media company Univision Communications' rebranding of its sports operations to TUDN is an attempt to make its presence in the United States and Mexico greater than the sum of its parts, its president…
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Major League Soccer and Liga MX have announced the broadcast partners for the inaugural Leagues Cup, a new mid-season competition featuring teams from both leagues which begins on July 23

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Mexico could finally be opened up to competition after regulatory intervention

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

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

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

Slim buys into Mexican clubs to take on duopoly

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

Al Jazeera acquires Copa rights

Serie A makes the most of heated Latin American market

Motorsport: The Disney-owned ABC network extended its rights deal for the Indy Car Series with rights-holders the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indy Car Series for a further six years, from 2013 to 2018

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

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Rights fee increases for Uefa in the US and Caribbean

Asian Games: The organising committee of the 2014 Asian Games signed memorandums of understanding with Korean networks KBS, MBC and SBS, provisionally appointing them as host broadcasters