Featured Story

MP & Silva Agrees To NBA Media Rights Deal In Latin America For '14-15 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 02 / 14

MP & Silva has agreed to a partnership with the NBA, which will see it distribute NBA programming across selected territories in Latin America. This new agreement builds on the previous contract to distribute NBA rights in Scandinavia. Under the terms of the new agreement, MP & Silva will di...

Read More

Tags: Media, South America

More Stories

05/01/14
Tourists Face High Prices At World Cup

Tourists visiting Brazil for the World Cup "are advised to pack a bathing suit, sunscreen, and a whole lot of cash," according to Walter Brandimarte of REUTERS. Home to some of the world's most expensive restaurants and hotels , and with some prices rising more as the opening match approaches, ...

Tags: International Football, Brazil

04/30/14
Argentine FA OKs Restructuring

The Argentine FA's Exec Committee on Tuesday approved the organization of a " new structure in the top division , with the Primera A expanded to include 30 teams," according to the BUENOS AIRES HERALD. The AFA's "new baby" has long been a "dream" of AFA President Julio Grondona. The new format, "whi ...

Tags: International Football, South America

04/30/14
Chile Wants Out Of Dakar Rally

The 2015 Dakar Rally "has not begun, but it is already close to being altered," according to Jaime Martín of MARCA. The earthquake that struck Iquique, Chile on April 1 and impacted the surrounding area has "forced the Chilean government to consider if its planned investment in the event" -- ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, South America

04/30/14
Doping Samples To Cost FIFA Extra $250K

FIFA Medical Committee Chair Michel D'Hooghe said that FIFA will run up $250,000 in extra costs "as a result of having to send samples from this summer's World Cup across the Atlantic for analysis," as he set out plans for the most extensive anti-doping controls ever at int'l football's flagship tou ...

Tags: International Football, Brazil

04/29/14
Chilean Side Planning New Stadium

Chilean first division side Universidad de Chile President Carlos Heller met with Pudahuel, Chile Mayor Johnny Carrasco on Monday to "turn in an architectural proposal for Universidad de Chile's future stadium," according to EMOL. Carrasco said that he "has still not received the definitive project ...

Tags: Facilities, South America

04/28/14
Lagardère Unlimited Moves Into Brazil

Lagardère Unlimited has established a presence in Brazil (LU Brazil) to develop its activities in the country's sports market. Through its LUArenas joint venture with local partner BWA, Lagardère Unlimited will continue to deploy its stadium and arena activities in Brazil with two Stad ...

Tags: Facilities, Brazil

04/28/14
World Cup Sponsors Seek Assurance

FIFA Marketing Dir Thierry Weil said that World Cup sponsors "are asking the Brazilian government how it will deal with street protests that might erupt during this year’s tournament," according to Panja & Biller of BLOOMBERG. During last year's Confederations Cup, Brazil "experienced the ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Brazil

04/28/14
Paes Won't Bow To Sports Federations

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has responded to the high number of complaints about the city's preparations for the 2016 Olympics by saying that "sports federations are making too many unnecessary demands," according to the AAP. Paes said the federations are asking for too many "large things" tha ...

Tags: Olympics, Brazil

04/28/14
MotoGP Returns To Argentina

The "long-awaited day arrived" last weekend for Argentine MotoGP fans when the series returned to Argentina for its first race in the country since '99, according to Miguel Angel Sebastián of CLARIN. Fans from "throughout the country invaded the Termas de Río Hondo track." The race's o ...

Tags: South America, Events and Attractions

04/28/14
Argentine Club Holds 'Member Campaign'

Argentine first division side Olimpo, which is located in the city of Bahía Blanca in the Buenos Aires Province, launched a "member campaign" that took place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Fans paid 250 Argentine pesos ($31) to purchase provisional memberships, which included a bonus "club d ...

Tags: Franchises, South America

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug