LaLiga’s Brazilian rights-holder ESPN demands action on racism
The Disney Group, the exclusive broadcast rights-holder of LaLiga in Brazil, has called for immediate “solutions to the hateful racism that stains Spanish football” following the abuse suffered by Rea…
QSI holds exploratory talks about Santos stake, eyes Sampdoria investment
Qatar Sports Investments (QSI), the Qatari government-backed investment fund that owns French Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), has conducted due diligence and held initial talks about acquiring…
Coritiba agrees historic takeover deal with Treecorp Partners
Brazilian private equity firm Treecorp Partners has reached an agreement to purchase Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football club Coritiba in a deal worth more than R$1.3bn (€239m/$262m).
City Football Group completes takeover of Brazil’s Bahia
City Football Group (CFG), the parent company of Premier League club Manchester City, has completed its takeover of Esporte Clube Bahia, which becomes the 13th member of the global network of football…
Banco do Brasil extends backing of World Surf League
Banco do Brasil has renewed a domestic sponsorship deal with the World Surf League. The new one-year agreement will grant Banco do Brasil continued brand exposure at events held in its home country
Assaí extends Campeonato Brasileiro Série A title sponsorship, Betano backs Série B
Brazilian cash and carry operator Assaí Atacadista has agreed a one-season extension to its title sponsorship of Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, while sports betting operator Betano has become the new t…
IMG sells Rio Open stake to Mubadala to meet ATP conditions
IMG has sold its 50-per-cent shareholding in tennis’ ATP 500 Rio Open to fellow shareholder Mubadala Capital.
Blaze to replace Pixbet as Santos’ main shirt sponsor
Brazilian betting company Blaze has agreed a deal to become the new main shirt sponsor of Campeonato Brasileiro Série A club Santos.
CBF seeking greater cut from Brazilian sports betting revenue
The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has called on the Ministry of Finance to make changes to the law that will regulate the domestic sports betting sector in order to increase its share of revenue
1190 Sports named consultant to Liga Forte Futebol investors
1190 Sports, the international broadcast rights-holder to Brazil’s top two football leagues, has been appointed as a consultant to the two funds backing Liga Forte Futebol (LFF), one of two organisations s…
Overseas betting firms to be banned from sponsoring Brazilian clubs
Betting companies will be prevented from sponsoring sports clubs in Brazil if they do not have an established headquarters in the country, according to a new measure being proposed by the Brazilian Ministry…
Athletico-PR announces sponsorship deal with Esportes da Sorte
Brazilian betting company Esportes da Sorte has agreed a deal with Brazilian Série A club Athletico Paranaense to become the club’s newest primary shirt sponsor.
Band, Globo close Brazilian Série B deals from 2023 onward
Commercial broadcaster Band, Globo-owned pay-television broadcaster SporTV and Globo's PPV platform Premiere will all share coverage of the Brazil's second-tier football league, Série B, for at least …
Band Série B deal ‘99.9 per cent done’; pay-TV talks continue
Brazil's Série B, one the world's most valuable second-tier football leagues, is close to confirming its domestic broadcasters from 2023 onward.
Brazilian digital influencer Casimiro to stream Women’s World Cup matches
Brazilian influencer Casimiro has revealed that he will be streaming coverage of this year’s Fifa Women’s World Cup.
Brazil-Morocco friendly to be shown on Band, YouTube
Brazilian commercial broadcaster Band has acquired rights to the national football team’s forthcoming friendly against Morocco, which will also be live streamed on YouTube.
LiveMode recruits ex-Meta LatAm sports head Lenz Cesar to lead expansion
Brazilian sports marketing agency LiveMode has recruited experienced sports broadcast executive Leo Lenz Cesar to its expanding team