South America

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo was ordered to honour its contract with the Carioca State Championship by the Rio de Janeiro district court following an injunction being filed by the rights-holder

The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has cancelled its broadcast rights tender for club competitions, with a new process expected to be drawn up

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has cancelled its contract with the Carioca State Championship amid an escalating conflict with Flamengo over the Rio de Janeiro-based club’s broadcast rights.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has failed in its attempts to block Flamengo from broadcasting its forthcoming Carioca State Championship match on the club’s TV channel, FlaTV.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has stepped up its opposition to Flamengo broadcasting any of the club’s matches in the Rio de Janeiro state championship on its own TV channel by filing a legal a…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has been handed an injunction against world football’s governing body Fifa to withhold a $90m (€79.7m) broadcast rights payment.

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has issued a decree that markedly alters the media rights landscape for the country’s football clubs.

Four of Bolivia’s leading football clubs have signalled their intention not to participate in a broadcast rights tender process planned by the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF).

The Bolivian Football Association’s (FBF) general director Freddy Téllez has said that the invitation to tender for the nation’s top tier of domestic football will continue, despite a concrete offer havi…

Brazilian broadcaster Bandeirantes has agreed a one-year extension to its IndyCar rights, paying a lower per-year and per-race fee for the Covid-truncated 2020 season.

The merger of Fox Sports and ESPN’s Brazilian arms further consolidates the country’s sports broadcast market and could make it even more difficult for international rights-holders to extract value from an already tricky territory.

Brazilian Série A football clubs and the Conferderação Brasileira de Futebol, the nation’s football association, may have learned the lessons of previous doomed tenders by opting for expertise over cash in its betting streaming and data rights deal for the 2020-23 cycle, experts told SportBusiness Media.

The offer Brazilian football clubs accepted for their international rights from the newly-created GSRM agency is much more realistic than the outlandish valuations that characterised previous tenders, experts told SportBusiness Media.

Football streaming platform MyCujoo has ramped up its association with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) by agreeing a deal to live stream its esports competition

The 14 Bolivian Primera Divisíon sides are weighing up whether to accept a 10-year media-rights proposal worth $100m (€88.7m

Brazilian media group Globo has been ordered to pay costs totalling R$177,400 ($34,500/€30,500) to the Brazilian Confederation of Water Sports (CBDA) as the payment dispute between the two parties intensified.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired exclusive rights to motor racing’s IndyCar series across 24 territories spanning the Middle East and North Africa.

Brazilian pay-television broadcaster Fox Sports Brasil is said to have amassed a R$120m ($22.3m/€20m) deficit between 2016 and 2019.

The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has set a target of $40m (€36m) from its sale of broadcast rights to the country’s top-tier División Profesional between 2021 and 2024.

Pay-television broadcaster GolTV has committed to fulfilling its rights payments to clubs in Ecuadorian football’s top-tier Serie A.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo is set to be faced with increased competition to its Formula 1 coverage from the motor-racing championship’s official over-the-top subscription streaming platform, s…

The Brazilian arm of US-based broadcaster Turner is reported to have suspended pay-television broadcast rights fee payments to eight Brasileiro Série A clubs.

The proposed merger of the Brazilian arms of international sports broadcasters Fox Sports and ESPN has been given provisional approval by the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (Cade), the competition…

The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) has urged the Tenfield agency to meet its latest payment after it failed to make a deadline of April 30 to settle the latest instalment for broadcast rights to…

The Brazilian Confederation of Water Sports (CBDA) is set to take legal action against Globo after the commercial broadcaster suspended its rights deal with the body

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has secured the votes from Campeonato Brasileiro Sèrie A clubs required to reduce its fees for April, May and June as Covid-19’s effect has delayed the start of th…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has informed Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs that it intends to make significant reductions in its monthly rights fees due to the uncertainty over the status …

Super Rugby is set for major and permanent change, sparked by the Covid-19 shutdown, according to stakeholders within Sanzaar, the grouping of Southern Hemisphere rugby unions

Fox Sports and Turner Broadcasting, the US-headquartered domestic rights-holders of the Argentinian Superliga, have paid their instalments for April

Clubs from Brazilian football’s top two leagues are to meet on Friday with a view to finally awarding the international broadcast, betting streaming and data rights.

Two former 21st Century Fox executives have been charged with allegedly paying millions of dollars in bribes to help Fox Sports win the lucrative United States broadcasting rights to the 2018 and 2022…

US-based media group Turner is seeking talks with the eight Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football clubs with which it holds broadcast rights deals, with a view to exiting the contracts ahead of the 2020 …

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has sought to alleviate panic in the domestic football industry amid its decision to suspend payments for certain rights deals, stating its move will not affect clubs…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo has suspended payments to Federação Paulista de Futebol, governing body of football in the state of São Paulo, due to the suspension of the Campeonato Paulista cl…

Fox Sports and Turner Broadcasting, the US-headquartered pay-television broadcasters and rights-holders of the Argentinian Superliga, have pledged to void subscribers’ April payments for its football p…

Brazilian Entertainment-led OTT platform Guigo TV is ready to challenge dominant media group Globo for the rights to Brazil’s away qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup, it has been claimed.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Globo is facing up to the prospect of having to renegotiate advertising deals worth a reported R$580m (€103.6m/$113.7