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Turner resistant to Argentinian government’s free-to-air Primera División plan

Media group Turner is pushing back against the Argentinian government's plans to put four top-tier Primera División matches on free-to-air television, a move that would dilute the broadcaster's exclusive rights to the league.

Turner shares domestic rights to the Primera División with media group Disney, which is reported to have agreed to the government's request to take two of its matches and place on them on a public-service broadcaster. Reports in Argentina suggest that the same is now expected of Turner, which is arguing to retain exclusivity over its matches.

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