Fox Sports LatAm Acquires Rights to Sochi, Rio Olympic Games

2:58 PM PST 01/29/2014 by John Hecht

Fox bought the rights for an undisclosed amount from America Movil.

MEXICO CITY – Fox Sports Latin America has acquired rights to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Set to begin Olympics coverage on Feb. 7 in Sochi, Fox Sports will broadcast the games across all Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America via television and online services.

Fox bought the rights for an undisclosed amount from America Movil, the Mexican telecom outfit owned by Carlos Slim, the world's second-richest man.

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