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The shutdown of Fox Sports Asia, announced by owner Disney last month, will draw the curtains on one of the most storied companies in sports broadcasting in Asia-Pacific. SportBusiness Media takes a brief look back over the company's history.

Sports media rights markets in Asia-Pacific stand at a crossroads following the exit of longstanding pan-regional player Fox Sports Asia.

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…

The chief sports media-rights buyer for the Asian Fox Sports pay-television channels, Craig Dobbs, in December became the latest in a series of senior departures from the business
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US telco AT&T has struck a multi-year extension to its carriage deal with Fox Networks Group just days before the original agreement was due to expire
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US pay-television broadcaster HBO has decided to end its live boxing coverage after 45 years, responding to seismic changes in the US boxing landscape.

Australian public-service broadcaster SBS last week secured exclusive free-to-air rights to the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana competitions

Fox Sports Latin America will launch its Fox Sports Premium video on demand and streaming service in Mexico and Central America next year, which will be available only to existing Fox Sports subscribers

Pay-television platform Sky Italia and Perform Group’s OTT service DAZN will probably both be happy with the outcome of an intense period of rights negotiations in Italy.

The value of Uefa Champions League and Europa League media rights in the Netherlands will decrease by about 27 per cent in the next cycle, TV Sports Markets understands.

Facebook and Esporte Interativo are set to strike a deal for Uefa Champions League rights in Brazil at a much-reduced price

Earnings from FC Diez Media’s sale of Copa Libertadores rights in South America have fallen below its internal targets, TV Sports Markets understands, but the joint venture is still on track to meet its guarantee.

Fox Sports Latin America’s deal for Formula One rights in the region is less valuable than Mediapro’s recently broken agreement, but much more expensive than the pay-television broadcaster’s previous deals

Fox Sports Italia has filled the Euroleague-shaped hole in its midweek schedule and rounded out its North American sports coverage by acquiring rights to the CEV Champions League and NCAA college basketball and football

Twitter will take a patient approach to the acquisition of sports rights in Asia-Pacific, according to its head of sports partnerships in the region.

Fox Sports Africa has bolstered its European football content by acquiring rights to the English Football League and the Turkish Süper Lig across sub-Saharan Africa

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.