Fox Sports (Brazil)

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Fox Sports
FOX Sports logo.svg
CountryBrazil
Broadcast areaBrazil
NetworkFox Sports International
SloganESPN e Fox Sports Juntos na Torcida
(ESPN and Fox Sports Together in the Match)
HeadquartersRio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Programming
Language(s)Portuguese
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
(downgraded to 16:9 480i for the SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerThe Walt Disney Company Latin America
Disney Channels Worldwide
(Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International)
History
LaunchedFox Sports:
February 5, 2012
Fox Sports 2:
January 24, 2014
ReplacedSpeed
ClosedJanuary 1, 2022
Availability
Cable
Claro TVChannel 73 (SD)
Channel 74 (2 SD)
Channel 573 (HD)
Channel 574 (2 HD)
TVNChannel 88 (SD)
Channel 132 (2 SD)
Channel 488 (HD)
Channel 489 (2 HD)
TV AlphavilleChannel 73 (HD)
Channel 74 (2 HD)
Satellite
Oi TVChannel 163 (HD)
Channel 170 (2 HD)
Vivo TVChannel 573 (HD)
Channel 574 (2 HD)
SKYChannel 194 (SD)
Channel 195 (2 SD)
Channel 594 (HD)
Channel 595 (2 HD)
Claro TVChannel 73 (SD)
Channel 74 (2 SD)
Channel 573 (HD)
Channel 574 (2 HD)
IPTV
Vivo TVChannel 573 (HD)
Channel 574 (2 HD)
Oi TVChannel 163 (HD)
Channel 170 (2 HD)

Fox Sports is a Brazilian pay television sports channel that was launched on 5 February 2012, replacing the Brazilian variant of Speed. A second channel, Fox Sports 2 was launched on 24 January 2014. On May 6, 2020 Brazil's antitrust regulator CADE announced that Fox Sports and ESPN Brasil would merge with channel being kept for a year until January 1, 2022 due to the channel's broadcast rights and structure in the country.[1]

Programming rights[edit]

Football[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Motorsports[edit]

Professional wrestling[edit]

Starting January 11, 2021 Fox Sports will not have any original programs, as part of Disney's new sports schedule. Live broadcasts of select events will continue until January 1, 2022 when Fox Sports will be discontinued

Programs broadcast by Fox Sports in Brazil[edit]

  • Abre o Jogo
  • BB Debate
  • Bola da Vez
  • Futebol na Veia
  • Futebol no Mundo
  • Los Archivos de La Liga
  • Resenha ESPN

Announcers from Fox Sports in Brazil[edit]

Hosts[edit]

  • Abel Neto
  • Eduardo Elias
  • Felipe Motta
  • Vanessa Riche

Play by Play Announcers[edit]

  • Hamilton Rodrigues (Soccer, NASCAR)
  • João Guilherme (Soccer)
  • Marco Alfaro (WWE)
  • Nivaldo Prieto (Soccer)
  • Thiago Alves (Motorsports and MLB)

Color Analysts[edit]

  • André Marinho Fernandes (MotoGP)
  • Bernardo Régis (MLB)
  • Carlos Eugênio Simon (Soccer)
  • Edgard Mello Filho (NASCAR, Formula E and MotoGP)
  • Eugênio Leal (Soccer)
  • Fábio Sormani (Soccer)
  • Felipe Facincani (Soccer)
  • Livio Reis (WWE)
  • Mauro Naves (Soccer)
  • Mário Filho (MMA)
  • Osvaldo Pascoal (Soccer)
  • Paulo Godinho (Boxe)
  • Roberto Figueroa (WWE)
  • Rodrigo Bueno (Soccer)
  • Zinho (Soccer)

See also[edit]

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