Telemundo Deportes announced the complete line-up of Telemundo’s daily news and entertainment programming, supplementing the network’s World Cup coverage during the month-long event. Telemundo will deploy the network’s top news and sports on-air talent from Un Nuevo Dia, Noticias Telemundo, Al Rojo Vivo and Titulares y Más to report live and on-site from Russia, in addition to the new primetime studio show Viva el Mundial y Más hosted by renowned TV host and actress Jacqueline Bracamontes and Titulares y Más’s Karim Mendiburu.

beIN SPORTS’ beIN BED campaign was awarded four separate awards at the 2018 Clio Sports Awards. The beIN BED campaign was recognized in the categories of Social Media, Direct, and Integrated Campaign, including a Gold Award for Social Media Multi-Platform campaign, two Silver Awards for both Direct Social Media and Integrated Campaign and a Bronze Award for Social Video.

Veteran soccer commentator and play-by-play announcer known for his unmistakable goal call, Andres Cantor, won his fifth Sports Emmy for Outstanding On-Air Sports Personality in Spanish at the 39th Annual Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Telemundo Deportes.

GOOOOOOOOOL!!! Sprint is joining forces with Telemundo Deportes as the halftime sponsor of Telemundo's Spanish-language coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

Telemundo Deportes and Panini America celebrate the countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM by kicking off a partnership that brings to fans Telemundo’s first-ever augmented reality (AR) experience for all things World Cup.

We are at a time of unprecedented commercial opportunity in global sports. Barriers to entry have never been lower. More markets around the world than ever before are receptive to the power of sports. It’s never been easier to reach millions—even billions—of fans.

Each World Cup match viewership is roughly equivalent to that of the Super Bowl. So from June 14 - July 15, brands have 64 Super Bowl-sized opportunities to reach soccer fans.

Every four years, a large contingent of Americans develops an interest in soccer — and advertisers sit up and take notice. This year, although the U.S. didn’t qualify for the World Cup, there’s still a great opportunity for advertisers to reach out to another vital demographic — U.S. Hispanics.

Futbol de Primera Radio Network (FDP RADIO) will broadcast its fifth consecutive World Cup on site in Russia with a broadcast team of former soccer legends and coaches.

Entravision Communications Corporation announced that its radio stations in 16 markets will broadcast 53 of the 64 total matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup including all quarter finals, semi-finals, third place and final matches through a partnership with Futbol de Primera.

Univision Deportes and Combate Americas announced a historic, multi-year partnership to produce and distribute live Combate Americas fight programming on Univision and Univision Deportes Network (UDN).

Univision Deportes announced the creation of a new year-round initiative titled the Prospects Series in support of youth soccer in the United States.

There are less than 100 days before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and U.S. Hispanic fans are gearing up to be part of the action. Our new national consumer survey, ThinkNow Research: Hispanic Soccer Fan Study, found that 89% of U.S. Hispanics intend to watch the World Cup and they’re looking to engage online and on the go.

To kick off the 100-day countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Telemundo Deportes revealed a series of key updates for its coverage plans as the exclusive Spanish-language home of the largest sporting event in the world. In addition to multiplatform coverage and production updates, Telemundo Deportes announced a line-up of top-tier advertising partners, digital partnerships, more legendary and groundbreaking commentators, and insights of its latest consumer focused study around the FIFA World Cup™.

The 2017 Year in Sports Media report looks at some of the top moments in sports and how what happened this past year could impact the short and long-term futures of sports rights holders, fans and sponsors.

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