China's LeTv Sports is to acquire a large package of soccer and other rights in a deal with MP & Silva, a Singapore-based sports marketing firm.
MADRID – Telefonica will pay €600 million ($666 million) for the Spanish pay TV rights to the 2015-16 season matches involving Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid, Leo Messi's Barcelona and other Spanish…
LONDON — Several officials of FIFA, the body that governs soccer worldwide, have been arrested in Switzerland on charges of corruption initiated by the U.S. Some of the charges relate to media deals…
Spanish soccer club Atletico Madrid has confirmed that the Chinese property to cinemas group Dalian Wanda is buy a 20% stake in the club.
Wanda seeks diversification, Atletico needs financial strength, broadcast rights.
LONDON — The opening game of the soccer World Cup, in which host nation Brazil beat Croatia, attracted an average audience in the U.K. of 11.2 million viewers on ITV1, the flagship channel of the…
MADRID — Los Bragas, run by actress-producer-turned-director Alice Braga ("Elysium," "I Am Legend," "City of God") and writer-director Felipe Braga ("Trash," "Latitudes"), is seeking international…
In the run-up to June's FIFA Word Cup, Netflix Latin America has acquired "Mata Mata," a behind –the-scenes take on the high-pressure, cut-throat world of professional soccer, for streaming in all…
MADRID – Preparing for Cannes, and the Brazil FIFA soccer World Cup, Latido Films has taken international sales rights to "Maracanazo: The Football Legend," the human story behind still one of the…
Star power hopes for repeat of Indian Premier League cricket success
The starting whistle for the proposed new made-for-TV soccer league in India has been kicked back by nine months to September 2014.