Fox Sports is the brand name for a number of sports channels, broadcast divisions, programming, and other media around the world.

Fox Sports
Fox Sports wordmark logo.svg
Product typeTrademark
Produced byRupert Murdoch
CountryUnited States
IntroducedAugust 12, 1994; 28 years ago (1994-08-12)
Related brands
Previous owners

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) and the operations in Mexico are owned by Grupo Multimedia Lauman while the operations in Argentina are owned by Mediapro but branding and contents are licensed to Fox Corporation[1] and the rest of the international Fox Sports channels were sold to The Walt Disney Company, following the acquisition.[2][3][4]



Current channelsEdit



  • Fox Sports (Argentina), is an Argentine pay television network that broadcasts in Argentina.
    • Fox Sports
    • Fox Sports 2: formerly known as Fox Sports+
    • Fox Sports 3: formerly known as Speed Channel, it was launched in 2012 and its programming is car-related.



  • Fox Sports (Mexico), is a Mexican pay television network that broadcasts in Mexico.
    • Fox Sports
    • Fox Sports 2: formerly known as Fox Sports+
    • Fox Sports 3: formerly known as Speed Channel, it was launched in 2012 and its programming is car-related.
    • Fox Sports Premium, is a pay-TV channel launched in 2022, it is specialised in broadcasting Mexican First Football Division matches.

United StatesEdit

Former channelsEdit



  • Fox Sports, was a group of sports channels available in East and Southeast Asia, formerly ESPN Star Sports. These channels were closed on October 1, 2021.
    • Fox Sports, formerly ESPN.
    • Fox Sports 2, formerly Star Sports.
    • Fox Sports 3, formerly ESPN HD and Fox Sports Plus HD.


  • Fox Sports Brazil, It was the Brazilian division of Fox Sports, that included 2 channels aimed at broadcasting sporting events 24 hours a day.
    • Fox Sports: since February 5, 2012 the channel was already available in all Brazil. On January 17, 2022, Fox Sports was renamed ESPN 4.[10]


Latin AmericaEdit

  • Fox Sports, was a group of channels broadcast across Mexico, Central, and South America. Its main channel was rebranded in January 2022 as ESPN4:
    • Fox Sports
    • Fox Sports 3 (not available in Brazil): formerly known as Speed Channel, it was launched in 2012
    • Fox Sports Premium, is a pay-TV channel launched in 2017, it specialises in broadcasting Argentine First Football Division matches. Was rebranded as ESPN Premium.

Middle EastEdit



  • 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.


South KoreaEdit


  • Fox Sports & Entertainment began producing sports shows in 2013, which are broadcast in several Fox channels. The channel closed on March 31, 2020.

United StatesEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Mediapro México produce cuatro formatos de Fox Deportes desde su nuevo centro de producción". October 4, 2022. Retrieved October 4, 2022.
  2. ^ "Fox Sports and Foxtel merger". 9News. March 6, 2018. Retrieved March 6, 2018.
  3. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (2019-03-19). "Disney Closes $71 Billion 21st Century Fox Deal". Variety. Retrieved 2019-04-21.
  4. ^ Barnes, Brooks (March 14, 2018). "Disney Reorganization Anticipates 21st Century Fox Assets". The New York Times. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  5. ^ "News Limited seals pay TV deal after Federal Court approves CMH takeover". The Australian. 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2013-01-22.
  6. ^ "Anuncio oficial Disney vende los canales Fox Sports en Argentina al gigante chino Mediapro" (in Spanish). 15 February 2022.
  7. ^ Squires, Scott (22 May 2021). "Grupo Lauman Buys Fox Sports Mexico, Paving Way for Disney Deal". Bloomberg.
  8. ^ "Game on for MSN, FoxSports site". CNET. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  9. ^ "Exclusivo! Fox Sports ganha data para virar ESPN no Brasil".
  10. ^ "Disney e Fox têm fusão aprovada, e ESPN pode transmitir Libertadores". Archived from the original on 2020-05-06.
  11. ^ "NMa: Fox mag Eredivisie Media & Marketing overnemen — Activiteiten in 2012". NMa Jaarverslag 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-10-31.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Fox Sports at Wikimedia Commons