Venezuela

Mountrigi has profited from its Fifa media rights investment across the 2019-22 cycle, but is expected to earn far more from its rights to the 2026 Fifa World Cup held across the US, Mexico and Canada.

Televen, the commercial network in Venezuela, has announced a rights agreement for this year’s Fifa World Cup to be held in Qatar.

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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