Tag Archives: FOX Sports

Disney takes F1 to pay TV with ESPN

The Walt Disney Company announced last week the broadcast of Formula 1 for Latin America, both through its Fox Action premium channel, as well as on ESPN and ESPN App. With the news, the main automobile competition in the world, which resumed its activities this last weekend after the pandemic period, it expanded its reach, [...]

Disney shares sports TV rights between ESPN and Fox Sports in Brazil after merger with Fox

After, last May, the Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) approved Disney-Fox merger in the country without selling Fox Sports Brazil as a requirement, ESPN and Fox Sports began to share some football leagues TV rights, which has recently resumed their professional activities after being canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Initially, ESPN began airing [...]

ESPN and Fox Sports develop remote broadcasts models in Latin America

Since last weekend, ESPN and Fox Sports (with the exception of Mexico) have been broadcasting live sports programs and events throughout the region through a technical and production model with all the involved staff  working from their homes.  Since last Saturday, all versions of the original ESPN  productions SportsCenter and ESPN FC, as well as [...]

ESPN and Fox Sports to broadcast the return of the Bundesliga in Latin America

ESPN and Fox Sports will broadcast in Latin America the return of the Bundesliga, the professional football competition in Germany, which will be restarted this Saturday, May 16th, even during the Coronavirus pandemic. Televising of sporting events  was reactivated on May 9th with the UFC (Ultimate Fight Championship) mixed martial arts league. Nine fixture dates [...]

Brazil approves Disney-Fox merger

The Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) today approved the acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company. The transaction was made by running a Concentration Control Agreement (ACC). The approval was granted without the requirement to sell Fox Sports in the country. In late 2019, taking into account that there were no [...]

IFT cancels Fox Sports sale in Mexico for three months

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) granted The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox a three-month suspension of the divestment period to sell Fox Sports in Mexico. The selling order is one of the requirements imposed on March 11th, 2019 to authorize the Disney-Fox merger. The period granted for the process expires on May 1st [...]

Facebook and Fox Sports renew agreement to share Copa Libertadores 2020 matches

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) announced yesterday that Facebook and Fox Sports renewed their agreement to share matches for the Conmebol Libertadores 2020 in the Spanish-speaking countries of the tournament, expanding the football matches offer available on Facebook Watch to fans of the whole region. The new agreement is available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, [...]

Fox Sports and ESPN to broadcast the Copa Libertadores 2020

Almost a year after the announcement of the merger between The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, media from several Latin American countries reported that Fox Sports will not be the exclusive broadcasting TV network of the Copa Libertadores, and some matches will be aired on ESPN, which , since 2019, is also broadcasting [...]

Conmebol names Stats Perform as official data partner

Conmebol has ran a new partnership agreement with Stats Perform, the revolutionary leader in sports AI and data, as its official data provider. The four-year deal will see Stats Perform exclusively collect and manage data from the most important competitions in Latin America, including Copa Conmebol America, Conmebol Libertadores, Conmebol Sudamericana and Conmebol Recopa. Through [...]

AT&T, DAZN and News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican media reported that AT&T, DAZN or News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports business in Mexico and all its sports rights, according to the newspaper Reforma, quoted by Radio Formula. Other media such as La Politica Online informed that Jorge Hank Rohn, owner of Grupo Caliente, is another of the main candidates to acquire the [...]