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DAZN will pay $30m per year for the Copa Sudamericana in Brazil Streaming service to pay about $10m per season for Serie A; $5m per season for Ligue 1

The Ecuadorian Football Federation (FEF) has at least doubled its income from domestic and international rights to Ecuador’s home World Cup qualifiers and friendlies, selling them to Ecuadorian tech c…

Ecuador’s football federation says it is unconcerned about its recent deal with GolTV, despite the pay-television broadcaster delaying payments in its equivalent agreement with the Venezuelan football federation.

Weak offers from broadcasters focused on other properties have delayed the award of 2017 Fifa Club World Cup rights in Latin America.

Interview with Diego Palma, head of marketing at the Federación Ecuatoriana de Fútbol, on the long-term media-rights deal with pay-television broadcaster GolTV.

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
USA

Disney chief executive Bob Iger has indicated an interest in purchasing the NFL Sunday Ticket package if it became available, according to a report

Television Jamaica, a subsidiary of RJRGleaner Communications Group, has acquired exclusive free-to-air and cable television rights to the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup as Jamaica prepares to make its d…

DirecTV has acquired exclusive rights to the Copa Sudamericana in Latin America, multiple sources have told SportBusiness Media.

Features

England’s Premier League this week completed the first set of deals across Asia for its rights in the 2016-17 to 2018-19 cycle, with mixed results. It saw significant increases in value from Australia and New Zealand, but a decline in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, while Malaysia and Myanmar are proving difficult.

Fox Sports Latin America and ESPN International were forced to increase their fee for the Uefa Champions League and Europa League pay-television rights in Latin America this month to see off aggressive rival bids from Qatari-owned broadcaster beIN Sports and Spanish telco Telefónica.

The MP & Silva agency said that its deal earlier this month for the FIM Superbike World Championship in Latin America, excluding Brazil, and the Caribbean, was part of a strategy to expand into the region and into motorsports generally.

Formula One enjoys big rights fee increase in Latin America deal with Mediapro

Mediapro explains why F1 deal reflects the company’s DNA

Interview with Gerard Romy, managing director of Mediapro, following the company’s Formula One rights deal in Central and South America, and the Caribbean

América Móvil enjoys Olympic benefits but the big prize will come in 2016

Fox and ESPN explain why having the Olympic Games non-exclusively makes sense in Latin America

International Rugby Board fails to get North American deal for World Cup.

$612 million deal signed by the Nimbus Sport agency for worldwide television rights for cricket played in India is looking increasingly risky.