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Competition to create effective digital offerings in the US drove a hike in value for Uefa’s club competitions for the 2021-22 to 2023-24 cycle. CBS overcame strong opposition to surprise the market in acquiring English-language rights, while Univision renewed its high-performing Spanish-language rights.

Distributing the commercial rights to next summer’s Copa América Centenario is a “great opportunity” for the IMG agency.

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Uefa opened its international competition rights to the US market early in its sales cycle to take advantage of the competitive environment, and was rewarded with a significant uplift.

Fifa avoided the prospect of going back into a US court by agreeing to extend its World Cup rights deal with Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Sports last month. But getting off the legal hook comes at a price, in terms of questions about Fifa’s governance and also, possibly, in having sold the rights at well below market value.

Mike Kiernan, Analyst for SportBusiness Intelligence, looks at television audiences in the major European markets and America for the 2014 Fifa World Cup

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Major League Soccer's Inter Miami FC has announced that Univision Miami will serve as the team's official Spanish-language multi-platform broadcast partner.
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TUDN, the Univision-owned US Spanish-language network, is showing archive Uefa Champions League finals as broadcasters worldwide continue to look for content amid the sports shutdown sparked by the Covid-19…
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A consortium headed up by private equity firms Searchlight Capital Partners and ForgeLight LLC have acquired a controlling stake in Spanish-language broadcaster and Uefa Champions League rights-holder…
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Leading Hispanic media company Univision has signed a deal with regional soccer federation Concacaf to gain the Spanish-language rights in the United States for both the women’s and men’s Olympic qualifying tou…

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The centenary version of the Copa América, which will take place in the US in June 2016, looks likely to earn at least twice as much in media rights income as the 2015 Copa América.