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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.

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…

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…

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…

Major League Soccer will have the most comprehensive US broadcast network schedule in league history in its 25th season next year

US Spanish-language sports television channel TUDN and its sister Univision networks combined to generate approximately 50 per cent of all soccer viewership in the United States in 2019, according to parent…

The MLS Cup final, which was won by the Seattle Sounders on Sunday, November 10, drew an average audience of just 823,000 on ABC

CBS has won the English-language rights to the Uefa Champions League in the United States from the 2021-22 season through 2023-24 in a surprise development, according to multiple reports in the US.

An invitation to submit offers (ISO) will soon be launched in the US market for rights to the Uefa Champions League, the Europa League and the new third-tier Europa Conference League covering the 2021-22…
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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.

League to get broader TV distribution amid broader period of ascendancy

Major League Soccer and Liga MX have announced the broadcast partners for the inaugural Leagues Cup, a new mid-season competition featuring teams from both leagues which begins on July 23
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Hispanic media company Univision Communications has said it will rebrand its US pay-television broadcaster Univision Deportes as ‘TUDN’. T

US Spanish-language television network Univision, owner of sports channel Univision Deportes Network, has struck a long-term carriage agreement with satellite operator Dish Network, ending a nine-month…

Sports broadcaster ESPN has joined forces with a number of rival operators in the US to simulcast coverage of the Liga MX, the top division of football in Mexico, as part of a fund-raising initiative designed to support people affected by a series of natural disasters in the Americas.

Dish Network has launched legal action over a streaming deal between rival US pay-television provider Univision Deportes and social media platform Facebook.

US broadcaster Univision has revealed that it sold $135m (€118.5m) in advertising for the Copa América Centenario, almost double what it paid for the domestic Spanish-language rights to the national team football tournament two years ago.

US pay-television broadcaster Univision Deportes has acquired exclusive Spanish-language rights in the country for all national team competitions operated by Uefa, football’s European governing body.

Spanish-language US broadcaster Univision Deportes has agreed a content partnership with German Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich.

Spanish-language US broadcaster Univision Deportes is partnering with Snapchat to offer sports video clips via the social media platform.

US pay-television broadcaster Univision Deportes has agreed a multi-year partnership with the National Basketball Association to provide fans in the US with Spanish-language content from the North American basketball league.

US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Communications has hired Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank to lead an initial public offering, according to the Reuters news agency.

Canadian pay-television broadcasters TLN and Univision Canada have acquired Spanish-language rights to the 2015 Pan American Games multi-sport event, which will be held in Toronto next year.