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Spain: beIN Sports wins Champions League rights

July 20, 2017

From David Del Valle in Madrid

beIN Sports in Spain will broadcast, on an exclusive basis, all matches from the Champions League and Europa League over the next three years, starting in the 2018-2019 season.

From next year, a weekly free-to-air match from the Champions League will be abolished, with all matches aired on a pay-TV basis through beIN Sports.

beIN Sports isdistributed through all Spanish pay-TV platforms and boasts a team of 200 people to produce the content.

beIN is part of Qatar’s media empire that has been under political threat recently.

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