Tag Archives: FOX Sports

Fox Sports, Glory announce broadcast deal in Latin America

Fox Sports announced that it has signed a multi-year broadcast deal with Glory, the world’s premier kickboxing league, to offer combat fans access to all Glory events in over 50 million households in Mexico, Central America and South America. The deal, which began in February with Glory 50 Chicago and continues into 2019, was negotiated [...]

Fox Sports interested in soccer TV rights in Ecuador

Fox Sports informed the Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF) that it intends to participate in a new tender for TV rights. This week, the FEF said that the Justice revoked the precautionary measures against the agreement with GolTV. However, the federation must open a new tender. In a statement, the FEF reported that it obtained “the [...]

Fox Sports Latin America acquires F1 rights

Fox Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired exclusive rights to broadcast FIA Formula 1 World Championship on pay TV and digital platforms for a period of five years, from 2018 to 2022. Fox Sports, Fox Sports 3 and Fox Premium Action will cover all the races (21 in total) as well as practice [...]

FOX Sports denies Fifa-gate accusations

FOX Sports issued a press release denying the statements of Argentine businessman Alejandro Burzaco, who linked the channel in Fifa Gate corruption scandal. “Any suggestion that FOX Sports knew or approved bribes is absolutely false. FOX Sports did not have operational control over the entity directed by Burzaco, said the company. “The entity managed by [...]

FOX Sports acquires rights to broadcast Tijuana and Santos matches

FOX Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired exclusive global TV rights to Mexican soccer teams Tijuana (“Xolos”) and Santos Laguna. These five-year deals will become effective in July 2018 with Tijuana, and in July 2019 with Santos Laguna. The sports channel will broadcast live, through all its digital platforms and on pay TV [...]

FOX Sports to launch exclusive channel for Peru

FOX plans to launch next year the exclusive channel FOX Sports Peru, which will include shows and news produced in the country, Carlos Martínez, president of FOX Networks Group Latin America, told G magazine. In the interview with the Peruvian magazine Martinez said that they will try to “buy the TV rights of professional soccer [...]

FOX Sports to broadcast women’s soccer matches in Mexico

FOX Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired the broadcast rights to six womens soccer teams in Mexico: Chivas, Pachuca, Monterrey, León, Xolos and Santos. The deal will run until 2023 and includes pay TV and digital platforms and. The network will broadcast weekly at least one match in which the teams from these [...]

FOX Sports highlights IMPI’s action against Sportflix

FOX Sports Latin America released a statement highlighting the work of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) regarding the complaint of piracy against the OTT service Sportflix. The sports network expressed “public support for the rapid action of the IMPI in order to prevent possible crimes or infractions that could affect the rights – [...]

FOX prepares lawsuit against Sportflix

FOX Sports and other content providers are preparing a formal lawsuit against the streaming service Sportflix one the Mexican Intellectual Property Institute (IMPI) determines if the platform violates the broadcast rights of several companies, revealed Carlos Martinez, president of FOX Networks Group (FNG) Latin America in an interview with Mexican newspaper El Financiero. “We have prepared [...]

FOX denies negotiations with Sportflix

FOX Sports Latin America has categorically denied in a statement having any negotiation for sports rights with the OTT service Sportflix, which will be launched later this month and will offer live events from several leagues. The clarification comes after the Argentine soccer league, of which Fox and Turner have the broadcast rights, was mentioned [...]