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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

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

The Fox Networks Group division of 21st Century Fox has acquired exclusive rights to the World Baseball Softball Confederation-sanctioned Asia Winter Baseball league in Taiwan.

The Traffic Sports agency has said that it remains the international rights-holder for a series of tournaments operated by Conmebol, after the governing body of football in Latin America announced it had agreed a deal with pay-television broadcaster Fox International Channels.

International pay-television broadcaster Fox International Channels has acquired rights for a series of tournaments operated by Conmebol, the governing body of football in Latin America.

The Fox International Channels (FIC) broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has appointed Frank Rutten as executive vice-president of its operations in Europe and Africa.

The Saran Media agency has acquired rights in Turkey for the 2016 summer Olympic Games.

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.

Dutch commercial broadcaster SBS has agreed a three-year deal with the Fox International Channels broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox under which it will take on some of its domestic club football rights.

The Fox International Channels broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox is to simulcast coverage of the German Bundesliga football match between Bayern Munich and Hamburg to regions across the world in a move described by the company as a “global first.”

The Fox International Channels broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox has joined forces with South Korean media company JTBC to launch a new sports channel in the Asian country.

The Fox International Channels broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox has linked up with several Asian media companies to make its Fox Sports content available on an OTT basis in the region.

The Fox International Channels broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox has denied media reports that it is bidding for the domestic rights to the Ekstraklasa, the top division of football in Poland.

The Fox International Channels broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox is challenging rival pay-television broadcasters Canal Plus and Polsat in the sales process for domestic rights for the Ekstraklasa, the top division of football in Poland, according to the RP news website.

The MP & Silva agency has extended a deal to continue distributing rights to the Bundesliga, the top division of German football, to broadcasters in Japan.

Fox International Channels, the broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox, has strengthened its operations in the UK and France by appointing two new senior members of staff.

Fox International Channels (FIC), the broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox, has appointed Vera Pinto Pereira as the new managing director of its Iberia division.

Fox International Channels, the broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox, has launched its Fox Sports channels in Nigeria through a carriage agreement with new pay-television platform African Cable TV.

The Fox International Channels (FIC) Europe & Africa regional broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox has appointed Hannelie Bekker as managing director of FIC Africa, according to the Mediaupdate.co.za website.

The Fox International Channels Latin America broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has extended the reach of its Fox Sports 2 channel by agreeing carriage deals with Argentine cable television operator Cablevision and Brazilian pay-television operator Sky Brasil.

Fox International Channels (FIC), the broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox, has renewed an exclusive rights deal in a number of Asian territories for coverage of the Formula One motor-racing world championship.

The Fox International Channels broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has appointed Caleb Weinstein, a former executive of electronic commerce company Amazon, as its executive-vice-president of affiliate distribution for Europe and Africa.

The Fox International Channels broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has completed the rebranding of its sports channels airing in the Philippines.

Pay-television broadcaster Fox International Channels has acquired rights in Hong Kong for the Uefa Europa League European club football competition.

The Fox International Channels broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has rebranded the Setanta Africa channels under the Fox Sports banner following last year’s deal to acquire the pay-television sports broadcaster, which operates in the sub-Saharan region of the continent.

Fox Sports Asia, the regional subsidiary of 21st Century Fox’s broadcast arm Fox International Channels, is to rebrand its portfolio of channels.

The Fox International Channels broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox has announced the appointment of Christian Brent as senior vice-president of global research and audience strategy.

Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica has tabled a bid to acquire a majority stake in pay-television operator Canal Plus, a major sports broadcaster in Spain.

Fox Sports Asia, the regional subsidiary of 21st Century Fox’s broadcast arm Fox International Channels, has extended its rights deal for the US Masters golf tournament.

Jan Koeppen has been named president of Europe and Africa for Fox International Channels, the broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox.

Jesus Perezagua, president in Europe and Africa of the Fox International Channels broadcast subsidiary of media company 21st Century Fox, will step down from the post on April 30.

Dutch public-service broadcaster NOS has renewed a domestic rights deal for highlights of the Eredivisie, the top division of football in the Netherlands, it was announced this (Wednesday) afternoon.