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

Serie A makes the most of heated Latin American market

Traffic fails with first injunction but pushes on with Copa sales

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

Rights fee increases for Uefa in the US and Caribbean

Spanish agency Mediapro has acquired international rights to the Paraguayan national football team’s qualifying matches for the 2022 Fifa World Cup.

Paraguayan football fans will be able to watch their national team in action at the Copa América Centenario after a broadcast deal was concluded for the special edition of the tournament, which commences in the United States next month.

State-owned telecommunications company Copaco has acquired rights for the Paraguayan national football championship and immediately sublicensed on rights to rival telco Tigo.

Paraguayan free-to-air broadcaster Telefuturo has acquired media rights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts series.

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Full Play produces letter from Conmebol to back up claim to have Copa America rights

Football: Korean media group SBS acquired the rights to the 2018 and 2022 Fifa World Cups in a deal worth between $180m (€124m) and $200m (see story this issue).

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)

Romanian pay-TV rivals bolster sports content...Final Copa deals in place...Liga rights talks in Venezuela...Premier League piracy case delay

Japan withdrawal could hit Traffic Copa revenues ... Sportfive Euro progress in Asia ... Infront narrows down bidders

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

Uefa looks to conclude Euro 2012 talks with BBC and ITV, accepting that there will be no changes to UK listed events legislation before 2012.

A Latin American deal for the next two football World Cups in 2010 and 2014 may have to be renegotiated, with local broadcasters struggling to meet rights fee payments against the background of global recession.

Argentinian television is getting a more realistic attitude from foreign rights-holders, according to the TyC Sports cable channel

Football: Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF acquired the rights for all 31 matches of the Euro 2008 tournament in a deal worth €10m (£7m).