South America

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has awarded hosting rights for the finals of the 2020 Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana to Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã and Córdoba’s Estadio Mario…

Brazilian media group Bandeirantes, which operates free-to-air and pay-television channels, has acquired rights for the NBA basketball league

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has announced that 12 stadia across Argentina, Brazil and Peru will contest the hosting rights for the finals of the 2020 Copa Libertadores and Copa…

The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) is expected to this week make a decision on the award of a video assistant referee (VAR) technology supplier contract

The Brazilian Basketball League (LNB), organiser of top-tier club competition the NBB, has agreed a one-season extension to its partnership with education institution Centro Universitário Salesiano de …

An invitation to tender has been issued for broadcast rights in Brazil to ATP Tour events, and also the French Open, one of tennis’ four grand slam events.

The Paraguayan capital of Asunción has been reinstated as the host of the 2022 South American Games after withdrawing rights for the multi-sport event in July.

The Brazilian Basketball League (LNB), organiser of top-tier club competition the NBB, has agreed an extension to its partnership with US beer brand Budweiser and has signed up construction products manufacturer…

Tenfield, the Uruguayan agency and media company, has acquired rights to the Uruguayan national football team’s four remaining international friendlies this year.

The death of former Conmebol president Nicolás Leoz has brought South American football one step closer to closing the book on an era of corruption. As global agencies and investment funds are taking advantage of the power vacuum, Callum McCarthy examines the current landscape and asks if and when that book can be closed for good.

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A will be the only major football league in the world without international, local-language distribution in 2019. Callum McCarthy looks at why Brazilian club football lags behind its European counterparts.

Brazilian state building society spending was as much as 20 per cent of the 2018 shirt sponsorship market in Brazil

Paysandu Sport Club end agreement with Puma to enter white-label deal with garment maker Share of shirt sales increases from 10% to between 25 and 30%

Brazilian football club Santos has extended its deal with the educational institution Unicesumar as the sponsor of the club’s shorts.

Carlos Maluf has been announced as the new chief executive of sports broadcaster ESPN Brasil. The appointment was made by the broadcaster’s parent company Disney.

Bolivian league vice-president Robert Blanco has claimed that incumbent rights-holder Sport TV Rights has submitted a $23m (€21m) offer for the exclusive rights to the league from 2021 to 2024.

Direct-to-consumer sports streaming service DAZN has secured its third rights deal in Brazil this week by adding Mexico’s Liga MX to its football portfolio.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football club São Paulo has signed a kit sponsorship deal with sports betting company Betsul.

Direct-to-consumer sports streaming service DAZN has broadened its content portfolio in Brazil by acquiring exclusive rights to the Süper Lig, the top division of Turkish club football.

Match Hospitality has been named as the exclusive sales agent in a number of territories for official hospitality during next year’s Uefa European Championships.

Direct-to-consumer sports streaming service DAZN has extended an agreement in Brazil for rights to the top-tier EuroLeague basketball competition until the end of the 2022-23 season

World Para Swimming has announced the calendar for its 2020 World Series, with events in seven cities on four continents

Colombian pay-television broadcaster Win Sports has acquired exclusive rights in the country to the Süper Lig, the top tier of Turkish club football.

Subscription sports streaming service DAZN has agreed a three-season deal with the Brazilian Basketball League (LNB) to become the main rights partner of its top-tier club competition, the NBB

The Bolivian Football Federation is progressing with its media-rights sales process for the country’s top-tier football league, launching an invitation to tender process.

Fight sports streaming platform FITE will offer pay-per-view coverage in several markets around the world of ONE Championship's ONE: CENTURY event in Tokyo on Sunday, October 13

Sports streaming service DAZN has acquired rights in Brazil to the Copa Libertadores Femenina club football competition

Italian automotive manufacturer Fiat has stepped up its association with Argentinian Superliga football team Racing Club by agreeing a short-term deal to become its main sponsor

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A football clubs Santos and Goiás have agreed shirt sponsorship deals with agribusiness company Kicaldo and sports entertainment firm MarjoSports, respectively.

World football’s governing body Fifa has issued a life ban to former South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) president Juan Ángel Napout, more than a year after he was sentenced to a nine-year pr…

Fifa, football’s global governing body, has announced today (Wednesday) that it has received bids from Russia, Chile and El Salvador to host its Beach Soccer World Cup in 2021.

Nicolas Leoz, a long-time president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and key figure in the wide-ranging corruption scandal that hit world football in 2015, has died at the age of…

Sports data technology company Genius Sports has added Superliga Argentina, the top division of club football in the country, to its portfolio of integrity partners

Fifa has today (Thursday) handed a life ban to Romer Osuna, former treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol), in the latest sanction relating…

Brazil has become the second country to reconfirm its interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup after Fifa announced that its flagship women’s tournament would expand to 32 teams for the next edi…

The Paraguayan capital of Asuncion has decided to pull out of hosting the 2022 South American Games amid rising costs, with the country’s government saying it intends to reallocate the funds to build a…

The Pitch International agency has announced a new series of ‘All or Nothing’, which will feature the Brazilian national football team and will be made available on Amazon Prime Video.