Fox Sports is the brand name for a number of sports channels, broadcast divisions, programming, and other media around the world. The name originates from the Fox Broadcasting Company in the United States, which in turn derives its name from that of the Fox Film Corporation (which merged with Twentieth Century Pictures to form 20th Century Fox in 1935).
Fox Sports logo used globally since 2012 (except in Australian region)
|Produced by||Rupert Murdoch|
|Introduced||August 12, 1994|
The Fox Sports name has since been used for other sports media assets. These assets are held mainly by the Fox Corporation, with the exceptions of the operations in Australia, which are part of Foxtel (majority owned by Fox Corp. sister company News Corp Australia); the rest of the international Fox Sports channels, which are owned by The Walt Disney Company; and the U.S regional sports networks, along with Fox College Sports, which are owned by Diamond Sports Group, a joint venture between the Sinclair Broadcast Group and Entertainment Studios that was formed they acquired these assets from Disney (following the latter's acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets) on August 23, 2019.
- Fox Sports (United States), also known as the Fox Sports Media Group.
- Fox Sports International, an international sports programming and production entity of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International (previously owned by the Fox Networks Group until Disney's acquisition of most 21st Century Fox assets), which distributes sports programming to various countries.
- Fox Sports Australia, formerly Premier Media Group, owned by Foxtel (65% owned by Murdoch-controlled News Corp Australia with Telstra).
- FoxSports.com, a sports news website.
- Fox Sports Radio is a national sports talk radio network managed by Premiere Networks in partnership with Fox Sports.
- Fox Sports, a group of sports channels available in East and Southeast Asia, formerly ESPN Star Sports.
- Fox Sports, formerly ESPN.
- Fox Sports 2, formerly Star Sports.
- Fox Sports 3, formerly ESPN HD and Fox Sports Plus HD.
- Fox Sports (Australia), a group of sports channels
- Fox Sports News 500 - Cable and satellite channel that continuously televises sports news 24 hours per day.
- Fox Cricket 501 - A 24-hour dedicated Cricket channel
- Fox League 502 - A 24-hour dedicated Rugby League channel
- Fox Sports 503
- Fox Footy 504 - primarily features the Australian Football League
- Fox Sports 505
- Fox Sports 506
- Fox Sports More+ 507
- Fox Sports Brazil, It is a pay-TV channel aimed at broadcasting sporting events 24 hours a day. Since February 5, 2012 the channel is already available in all Brazilian. On May 6, 2020 Brazil's antitrust regulator CADE announced that Fox Sports and ESPN Brazil 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.
- Fox Sports 2.
- Fox Sports (Latin America), is a Spanish pay television network broadcasting to various Latin American countries.
- Fox Sports
- Fox Sports 2: formerly known as Fox Sports+
- Fox Sports 3 (not available in Brazil): formerly known as Speed Channel, it was launched in 2012 and its programming is car-related.
- Fox Sports Premium: pay-TV channel launched in 2017, it is specialised in broadcasting Argentine First Football Division matches, only available in Argentina.
- Fox Sports (Netherlands), a group of sports channels owned by Eredivisie Media & Marketing which for 51% is owned by Fox Networks Group Benelux.
- Fox Sports 1 is a national sports network.
- Fox Sports 2 is a national sports network.
- Fox College Sports is a suite of three region-specific networks devoted to college sports.
- Fox Deportes presents sports programming in Spanish.
- Fox Soccer Plus, a network with extended coverage of soccer and other international sport events; remains in operation despite closure of Fox Soccer
- Fox Sports Networks is a collection of cable TV regional sports networks broadcasting across the United States. These regional channels include:
- Fox Sports Arizona
- Fox Sports Carolinas (also Fox Sports Southeast)
- Fox Sports Detroit (also Fox Sports Detroit Plus)
- Fox Sports Florida (also Fox Sports Sun)
- Fox Sports Indiana
- Fox Sports Kansas City
- Fox Sports Midwest
- Fox Sports New Orleans
- Fox Sports North
- Fox Sports Ohio (also SportsTime Ohio)
- Fox Sports Oklahoma
- Fox Sports San Diego
- Fox Sports South (also Fox Sports Southeast)
- Fox Sports Southwest
- Fox Sports Tennessee (also Fox Sports Southeast)
- Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket
- Fox Sports Wisconsin
- Fox Sports Northwest
- Fox Sports Pittsburgh
- Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
- Fox Sports Utah
- YES Network
- Fox Sports Africa, launched in August 2014 in Sub-Saharan Africa.
- Fox Sports World Canada, a defunct specialty channel primarily featuring soccer and other events around the world that operated from 2001 to 2012.
- Fox Sports Middle East was a sports channel that was distributed by Star Select as part of package television channels.
- Fox Sports Israel was first broadcast in Israel back in 2001 by satellite provider yes and since 2010 it broadcasts the HD version of the channel.
- Fox Sports Italy was an Italian sports channel launched in 2013 alongside Fox Sports Plus and Fox Sports 2, which carries soccer, MLB, NFL, NCAA Sports, Volley Champions League and Euroleague Basketball. In 2018, the channel has been dissolved.
- JTBC3 Fox Sports, a sports channel was owned by joint owned by Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific and JTBC.
- Fox Sports & Entertainment began producing sports shows in 2013, which are broadcast in several Fox channels. The channel closed on March 31, 2020.
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