Monthly Archives: November 2020

Canelo Alvarez sues DAZN for agreement’s breaching

According to several specialized websites, Mexican boxer Saul Canelo Alvarez has decided to cancel the partnership agreement that linked him to DAZN and the promoter Golden Boy Promotions, focused on promoting boxing events, founded by former boxer Oscar de la Hoya. The agreement with DAZN had originally been run in 2018 for 11 fights in [...]

Amazon Prime Video moves forward with its new Diego Maradona’s biopic

Amazon Prime Video has recently released the first images of Sueño Bendito, a biopic based on former football player and current Argentine football coach Diego Maradonas life, originally announced in 2019. Amazon has shown four photos of the Argentine idol in four different stages of his life. As reported, Sueño Bendito will be produced by [...]

ESPN to broadcast new NBB season in Brazil

ESPN and the Brazilian National Basket League (LNB) have announced the renewal of the agreement that allows the broadcaster to air the NBB (Novo Basquete Brasil) competition in the country, which is  organized by the LNB. According to its terms, ESPN will broadcast one match for each fixture date, always on Tuesdays, during the qualifying [...]

Totalplay expands its sports channels offer with Mimyuni Media Entertainment

Mexican triple play operator Totalplay has added the Wow 4K and Speed Factor 4K TV channels last November 1st. Both channels belong to Mimyuni Media Entertainment and, according to the company, they have been specially designed to meet the needs of millennials and generation Z. We are very proud to know that two of our [...]

Amazon Prime Video moves forward with its new Diego Maradona’s biopic

Amazon Prime Video has recently released the first images of Sueño Bendito, a biopic based on former football player and current Argentine football coach Diego Maradonas life, originally announced in 2019. Amazon has shown four photos of the Argentine idol in four different stages of his life. As reported, Sueño Bendito will be produced by [...]

Sports rights business and the pandemic impact star in the last Sportv Series Latin America panel

The last panel that took place as part of the Sportv Series Latin America 2020 virtual event,  developed on October 6th and organized by Dataxis, was titled The challenge of sports rights dealings during the pandemia. Some of the key discussion topics hovered around how to negotiate sports broadcasting rights deals in a Covid-19 world; [...]

DAZN resumes international expansion plans as of December

The OTT DAZN, focused on sports content, has officially announced last October 28th that it will resume its international expansion plans, originally announced in March, in 200 countries and territories, including Latin American countries, as of December 1st. Likewise, in July, as reported by several specialized websites, the platform developed a trial version for users [...]

DirecTV broadcasts the second phase of the Copa Sudamericana

According to what specialized websites have recently reported, DirecTV is broadcasting the matches of the second phase of the Copa Conmebol Sudamericana, both on linear TV through DirecTV Sports,  and also through its OTT, DirecTV GO. The second stage of the competition began on October 27th, and will last until this coming Thursday, November 5th. [...]

Disney to continue broadcasting Argentine Football League’s matches on Fox Sports

Hours before the return of the Argentine Professional Football League (LPF), which has started this last Friday, October 30th, Argentine Judge Horacio Robledo accepted a precautionary measure from Fox Sports against the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and decided to let The Walt Disney Company  continue broadcasting LPF matches through Fox Sports Premium and TNT Sports [...]