Venezuela

The Tokyo Olympic Games, which begin today (Friday), will be broadcast in Venezuela after all after a payment blocking issue had threatened to prevent coverage.

Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela, has said that 'financial persecution' risks the free-to-air broadcasting of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the country.

OneFootball, the Germany-based digital platform, has expanded its free-to-air Bundesliga streaming coverage to a further nine Latin American countries to complement initial agreement in Brazil

The Asociación de Clubes Españoles de Baloncesto (ACB), the governing body for the top-tier of Spanish domestic basketball, has concluded a three-season broadcast rights deal in Venezuela with telco I…

Italy’s Lega Serie A last week announced new deals for its club-competition rights covering a host of markets.

As reported in TV Sports Markets last month, pay-television operator DirecTV has acquired rights to Uefa European Qualifiers and the Uefa Nations League in a four-season deal, from 2018-19 to 2021-22.

The Mediapro agency has broadened the reach of its Canal F1 Latin America channel by agreeing a carriage deal with telecommunications company Telefónica for the Chilean, Colombian and Venezuelan markets.

USA

US pay-television broadcaster GolTV has acquired exclusive rights in the country to the Primera División, the top division of domestic football in Venezuela.

Pan-regional pay-television broadcaster GolTV has agreed a two-year deal with the Venezuelan Football Federation (FVF) for rights to the Primera División, the top division of domestic football.

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced plans for a new sports channel to be launched in the country.

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