Turner Broadcasting System Latin America

Chilean pay-television sports broadcaster Canal del Fútbol has been ordered to repay customers whose subscriptions have been affected by the ongoing protests in Chile.

Turner International Latin America’s takeover of Chilean pay-television channel Canal del Fútbol has been approved by the FNE, the country's antitrust regulator. The deal has been valued at $1.2b

Reports in Brazil suggest the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) will receive no media rights income from the country until at least 2020, after its deal with Esporte Interativo collapsed

Turner’s intense battle against Fox over the acquisition of Chile’s Canal del Fútbol has produced a price almost double Fox’s opening offer in July.

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The Turner Sports division of US cable-television broadcaster Turner Broadcasting System and technology company Intel have agreed a multi-year deal to jointly offer virtual reality (VR) coverage of North America’s NBA basketball league.

Intervention from Grupo Clarín and Torneos helped ensure the joint bid from Fox and Turner won rights to Argentina’s Primera División.
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Uefa will imminently finalise club competition deals for the 2018-19 to 2020-21 cycle in China, Japan and the US.

Argentina’s Primera División is beset by uncertainty as a leaderless football association – its government funding withdrawn and a new season imminent – fields offers for its media rights and searches for a new president.
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The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal and cable-television broadcaster Turner have revealed plans to collaborate on sports-focused OTT streaming.

The IMG agency this week told TV Sports Markets the decision to embark on its eLeague joint venture with media conglomerate Turner “was not influenced by other eSports companies and events”.

US media company Turner and the WME | IMG agency have announced that their debut ELeague esports competition will be distributed to more than 80 countries around the world.

Social video platform Twitch has secured a multi-year deal to show coverage of the ELeague esports competition.

US broadcasters CBS and Turner agreed to pay a 43-per-cent fee increase to lock down NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship rights until 2032.

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US pay-television broadcaster Turner Sports has agreed a multi-year rights deal for the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s new Beach Volleyball Championship.

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The CBS network and pay-television broadcaster Turner Broadcasting System have extended rights for the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division 1 men’s basketball championship, also known as March Madness.

Organisers of the International Champions Cup pre-season football series have agreed a partnership with US media platform Bleacher Report.

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Boxing promoter Top Rank has reached a deal with Time Warner-owned US pay-television entertainment channel truTV to televise a primetime Friday night boxing series.