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Volume 10 No. 25
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Media Notes: Diego Maradona Signs On As World Cup Pundit For Venezuela's Telesur

Diego Maradona will comment on World Cup games as a broadcaster for Venezuelan channel Telesur. Maradona said, "I just signed the most exciting contract of my career." Maradona "had been negotiating the contract for more than a month" with Telesur, which is based in Venezuela but is available throughout Latin America and in some European countries. Maradona will call the World Cup games along with broadcaster Víctor Hugo Morales (CLARIN, 2/24). ... New Zealand pay-TV network Sky Network Television posted a 22% gain in first half profit. Net profit increased to NZ$82.1M in the six months that ended Dec. 31 (3NEWS, 2/24).