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.
Globo’s latest deals with Santos and São Paulo mean only three Brazilian Série A clubs are yet to sell their domestic free-to-air and pay-per-view rights from 2019 onward.
Interview with Fernando Manuel Pinto, head of sports rights at Globo, about the media company's recent deals with Brazilian football clubs.
Weak offers from broadcasters focused on other properties have delayed the award of 2017 Fifa Club World Cup rights in Latin America.
The summer of 2017 will prove a critical period in determining where major football rights in Brazil will end up for the next few years.
Reigning Brazilian champion Palmeiras has brought the battle over Série A club’s pay-television rights to an end by agreeing a deal with Esporte Interativo from 2019.
Uncertainties over the Brazilian football calendar and a dispute over revenue sharing is delaying a new rights agreement for the Primeira Liga – Brazil’s newest football competition.
African telco Econet has continued to spend its billion-dollar sports-rights acquisition budget in recent weeks, buying Formula One, National Football League and Brazilian football rights.
All but one of Brazil’s 20 Série A clubs has taken a side in the battle over domestic football rights between Esporte Interativo and media company Globo.
An audacious offer from Esporte Interativo has loosened Globo’s stranglehold on Brazilian domestic football.
An eight-Games deal with Brazilian media group Globo has helped the International Olympic Committee lock in the gains of Rio 2016 for the long-term.
Major League Soccer will enjoy a substantial increase in exposure in Brazil in the 2015 season, which got under way at the end of March.
The acquisition of the Champions League rights earlier this month paves the way for Brazilian commercial channel Esporte Interativo to enter the pay-television market, while simultaneously damaging its future rival ESPN.
Growing anticipation for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro helped Fina, the global governing body of aquatic sports, to seal an increase in the value of its Brazilian rights in an eight-year deal with pay-television broadcaster Globosat.
Tennis: Pan-European cable and satellite broadcaster Eurosport extended its deal for coverage of the Australian Open for a further four years, from 2008 to 2011. Eurosport will also be the distribution agent for the media rights across Europe. The rights were previously held by the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella group representing the region’s public-service broadcasters.