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Fox Wins TV Rights To World Cups

Oct 21, 2011, 5:37 PM
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A FIFA official says Fox has won the U.S. television rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Fox was awarded the English-language rights and Telemundo the Spanish-language rights, per AP. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity, as no formal decision has been announced. ESPN and Univision lost out after holding rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups. Financial terms were not revealed. ESPN and Univision paid a combined $425 million for the existing deal.

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