ESPN/Fox merger rejected by Argentina’s competition watchdog

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Brighton & Hove Albion's Leandro Trossard is tackled by Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes. (Photo by David Horton - CameraSport via Getty Images)

The Disney media group’s latest attempts to merge international arms of pay-television broadcasters ESPN and Fox Sports has failed after Argentina’s competition authority blocked its proposal.