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Globo does not have TV rights of almost 30% Brasileirão 2020 matches guaranteed

Almost three months before the beginning of the Brazilian Professional Football League (Brasileirão), the Globo Group failed to run an agreement to broadcast the Bragantino and Coritiba clubs football matches, which recently managed to ascend to the professional football category and are part of the Brazilian championship. These teams are added to Athletico Paranaense,  which, [...]

TV Azteca, Cinemex and Riot Games open new eSports stadium in CDMX

TV Azteca, Cinemex and Riot Games opened last week an exclusive eSports stadium in Mexico City. The room is able to host 100 people and will be focused on two annual League of Legends tournaments. The project demanded a USD 2.5 million investment. The partnership agreement between the three companies had been announced last year. [...]

DAZN makes its first eSports broadcast in Brazil

The sports OTT DAZN made its first eSports broadcast in Brazil last Saturday, February 1st. The platform has acquired the Blast Premier 2020 broadcasting rights, a competition focused on the Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CC:GO) videogame, with all narrations in English.  The competitions first phase is taking place in London and will end on February [...]

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 [...]

Win Sports premium option is officially launched

Win Sports+, the new Colombian pay TV channel Win Sports premium option, is officially launched today and will base its programming on football content 24 hours a day, in full HD quality. The channel will broadcast football matches  without advertising, and will be available on Claro, TigoUne, DirecTV, HV Multiplay, Movistar and Emcali. Its monthly subscription [...]

Sportv News Latin America to resume its newsletters on January 21st, 2020

Sportv News Latin America reports that this Tuesday, December 17th is the last to be sent this year. Our subscribers will receive the newsletter again from Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, always on Tuesdays and on a weekly format. We wish everyone a merry Christmas and a happy New Year[...]

VAR technology debuts in Paraguayan football

The Paraguay Cup Final, which faced the Guarani and Libertad football teams at the Defensores del Chaco Stadium (Asuncion),was the first Paraguayan football match where Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology was incorporated. Although the arrival of VAR technology to Paraguay was stipulated by 2020, the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) decided to advance its use for [...]

Nextv Series 7th edition arrives at Brazil to discuss about the future of TV and OTTs

The executives of the main TV, video and OTT companies will meet again in the seventh edition of  Nextv Series Brazil, leading conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held tomorrow at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, in São Paulo. Executives of pay TV, FTA TV companies and residential telcos can participate in the event for [...]

UFC launches new content platform in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) launched this month UFC Docs, its own content platform in Brazil in partnership with the UFC in that country, with content, produced by Canal Combate (Globosat) and Brazilian producers. Access is free and, to do so, only one registration is requested on the UFC Docs website. Up to now, UFC Docs [...]

Nextv Series 7th edition arrives at Brazil to discuss about the future of TV and OTTs

The executives of the main TV, video and OTT companies will meet again in the seventh edition of  Nextv Series Brazil, a leading conference organized by Dataxis, which will be held next Wednesday, December 4th at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, in São Paulo. Executives of pay TV, FTA TV companies and residential telcos can participate [...]