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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.

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

Latin America’s major media groups are competing to take ownership of Chile’s successful football league channel, Canal del Fútbol.

Pay-television broadcaster DSport has bought rights in India to golf’s US Open for a far higher price than the annual fee Sony Pictures Networks paid in 2016.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has turned the tide to earn a significant increase from its pan-regional pay-television rights deal with Fox Sports Asia.

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) last month agreed a new deal with Fox Networks Group in Latin America for its club competitions, earning a decent increase.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has begun a complete overhaul of its media rights in Latin America and Mexico, exiting its joint venture with Televisa in favour of a more traditional deal with former partner Fox Sports.

Intervention from Grupo Clarín and Torneos helped ensure the joint bid from Fox and Turner won rights to Argentina’s Primera División.