Media Notes: SporTV Gets Tour of Rio Rights
Broadcaster SporTV has announced a broadcasting deal with the Tour of Rio through '25. The Tour of Rio is "the biggest cycling competition in Latin America." Terms of the deal were not disclosed (MAQUINADOESPORTE.com, 9/21). ... UEFA has awarded certain media rights for the '12-15 UEFA Champions League in South Africa to braodcaster e.tv. The commerical braodcaster will air on a free-to-air basis each matchweek the best Tuesday game followed by a highlights program. The broadcaster also has the rights to the UEFA Champions League final (UEFA).