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.
Pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Latin America has further enhanced its portfolio of clubs from Liga MX, the top tier of Mexican club football, by agreeing a five-year rights deal with Club Rayados Monterrey.
North American basketball league the NBA has today (Thursday) signed a multi-year partnership with Perform that will see the digital sports content and media group manage the organisation’s official websites in more than 15 international markets.
US telco Verizon has agreed a wide-ranging media-rights partnership with the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf).
World football’s governing body Fifa is reportedly in line for bonuses of $302m (€243.3m) from its North American broadcast partners should it decide to award hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup to the ‘United 2026’ joint proposal from the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Mexican commercial broadcaster TV Azteca has acquired rights to the season finale of Liga MX, the top-tier of domestic football.
Mexican pay-television operator Televisa and Brazilian media group Globo were part of a $15m (€12.9m) bribery scheme for media rights to the 2026 and 2030 editions of national team football tournament the Fifa World Cup, according to a prosecution witness in the ongoing US trial into corruption in world football.
A series of leading media companies paid bribes to secure multi-year rights deals for football matches, according to the testimony of a prosecution witness in the ongoing US football corruption trial of three of the sport’s former administrators.
Mexican pay-television operator Televisa has extended its rights deal with Liga MX football club Tigres UANL.
International sports broadcaster Fox Sports Latin America has acquired rights for the home matches of six clubs in Liga MX Femenil – the top women’s football competition in Mexico.
The Mexican Football Federation (Femexfut) has confirmed the extension of its rights deal with pay-television operator Televisa and commercial broadcaster TV Azteca.
US media company NBCUniversal and Latin American telecommunications group América Móvil have presented a joint offer for the rights to Mexican national team football, according to multiple reports.
The Mexican Football Federation (Femexfut) is set to negotiate an extension to its deal with rights-holders, pay-television operator Televisa and commercial broadcaster TV Azteca, that could run for a further 16 years, according to multiple reports.
Sports broadcaster ESPN has joined forces with a number of rival operators in the US to simulcast coverage of the Liga MX, the top division of football in Mexico, as part of a fund-raising initiative designed to support people affected by a series of natural disasters in the Americas.
Mexican commercial broadcaster TV Azteca has agreed a rights deal with the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol to televise the country’s baseball competition on a free-to-air basis.
The MP & Silva agency has entered into a multi-year partnership with sports management and content creation company Baral, through which both entities will market the US media and sponsorship rights of a number of teams in the Liga Ascenso, the second tier of club football in Mexico.
Mexico’s first over-the-top sports streaming platform is set to launch next month.
Mexican football club Chivas Guadalajara plans to offer its in-house OTT platform, Chivas TV, on a global basis after sealing a partnership with streaming services provider Playmaker Media.