South America

The Uruguayan Football Federation (AUF) has set a deadline of 4 September for the receipt of bids for international rights to the national team’s qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup.

Pan-regional sports broadcaster ESPN and sports streaming service DAZN have agreed mutual sublicensing deals for English Premier League rights in South America

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…

Brazilian broadcaster Rede Bandeirantes (Band) has agreed a sublicensing deal with OTT streaming service DAZN for rights to Ligue 1, the top division of French club football, while it will reportedly also…

ESPN Brasil has acquired rights to the country’s domestic American football league, the Liga Brasil Futebol Americano (BFA).

Uruguayan telecommunications company Antel has acquired rights for the 2019 Copa América international football tournament.

Panam Sports, which operates the Pan American Games, will launch a new digital channel to offer coverage of the upcoming edition of the multi-sport event in Lima, Peru

OTT sports streaming service DAZN has acquired exclusive live rights in a number of territories for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and Concacaf Gold Cup football tournaments

The Argentine Football Association has reportedly extended its broadcast rights deal with media company Tele Red Imagen for the Nacional B and Primera B Metropolitana club competitions

The two-and-a-half-year negotiation between Brazilian club Palmeiras and media group Globo ended in a good result for the club last month, as it became one of only three Série A clubs to receive a minimum guarantee for its pay-per-view rights in 2019.

After two failed attempts at tendering international rights to the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, SportBusiness Media understands Brazilian football’s governing body now intends to complete a deal in private negotiations.

Brazilian clubs set to vote through bid from Sport Promotion worth up to $460m Bid from US fund Prudent worth $80m per year likely to be rejected

ESPN has paid a premium to secure Serie A and Ligue 1 rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, boosting its European football portfolio after missing out on the English Premier League

Brazilian broadcaster TV Bandeirantes (Band) has agreed a sublicensing deal with OTT streaming service DAZN for rights to Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, the third tier of domestic club football.

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

OTT streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Brazil to North America’s Major League Soccer.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football club Palmeiras has signed a six-year rights agreement with Brazilian media company Globo.

Brazilian broadcaster Rede Bandeirantes (Band) has acquired rights to the 2019 NBA Finals, returning the North American basketball league to free-to-air television in country for the first time since 2004

International sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean to US golf major the PGA Championship, as part of a new long-term agreement with the PGA of America

Social media platform Facebook has agreed a deal with organisers of this year’s Copa América to deliver behind-the-scenes coverage of the national team football tournament, which will take place in Br…

OTT streaming service DAZN officially launched in Brazil on Thursday, making it the broadcaster's ninth market

Football streaming platform MyCujoo has acquired multi-year worldwide digital rights to several Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF) properties, including the top two tiers of women’s football and…

Brazilian broadcaster TV Bandeirantes (Band) has reached an agreement with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) for rights to a host of women’s and youth competitions.

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and clubs in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A have opted to reopen the tender process for international rights to the top-tier competition.

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has agreed a partnership with telco Vivo to provide an OTT service in Brazil for the French Open grand slam tournament, according to local media

Chilean state broadcaster TVN and commercial broadcaster Canal 13 have acquired rights to this year’s edition of the Copa América.

DAZN has appointed Bruno Rocha to lead its business in Brazil, which is set to become the OTT streaming service’s ninth market.