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Movistar secures rights to Supercopa and Copa del Rey

Movistar, Spain’s largest pay-TV platform Movistar, has acquired TV rights to the Supercopa (Super Cup) and Copa del Rey football tournamnets until 2025. Movistar will air the Supercopa from January 11th to 15th with matches played in South Arabia featuring Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Real Betis. Every season Movistar will also air 55 matches […]

November 4, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Spain: Samsung, Mediapro launch Bar TV app

Bars and restaurants in Spain with a Samsung Smart TV (from 2018 onwards) can now access the Bar TV app OTT with a live and VoD sports package. The app offers coverage of competitions such as La Liga Santander, La Liga SmartBank, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, as well as including the DAZN […]

October 14, 2022

Gol Play 24hr El Clásico build-up on Twitch

Gol Play will be offering a 24-hour stream on Twitch for this weekend’s first El Clásico of the season between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. The live stream can be followed from the afternoon of October 15th until 4 minutes before the October 16th kick-off.The streaming will feature the participation of popular streamers in Spain […]

October 14, 2022

ITV scores La Liga deal

ITV will broadcast La Liga football in a new three season deal. Games from the top-flight Spanish league will be broadcast live and exclusively free to air across ITV, ITV4 and ITV Hub. From this current season up to and including 2024/25, ITV has secured the UK rights to 10 matches per season, with either […]

August 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

DAZN scores Soccer Champions Tour rights in Japan, Italy, Canada

DAZN Group, the sports streaming platform, has secured rights to broadcast the Soccer Champions Tour 2022 in Japan, Italy and Canada, taking place from now until July 30th. Rights are exclusive in Japan and Italy, and non-exclusive in Canada. Matches taking place in Las Vegas, Dallas, San Francisco and Los Angeles streamed will be live […]

July 25, 2022

WSC Sports, FC Barcelona partner on AI basketball highlights

WSC Sports, a global player in AI sports video technology, has announced that its platform will be used by FC Barcelona to create automated basketball highlights and engaging social content, from both the Liga Endesa and Copa del Rey competitions, to be shared across FC Barcelona’s owned and operated platforms. Powered by WSC Sports’ award-winning […]

June 8, 2022

La Liga, Premier Sports renew UK rights deal

La Liga and Premier Sports have renewed their broadcast partnership in the UK and Ireland for a further three years, with Premier Sports remaining the exclusive rights holder for top flight La Liga Santander in both territories for the 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25 seasons. “We’re pleased to extend our relationship with La Liga until 2025,” […]

June 7, 2022

Women’s Champions League final on ITV

DAZN Group, the sports entertainment company, has announced agreements to sub-license the rights to the 2022 UEFA Women’s Champions League final to TV broadcasters worldwide. These agreements include ITV in the UK & Ireland, TF1 in France, RTVE and TV3 in Spain, RTBF in Belgium, SVT Sweden, plus NRK  Norway, Sport5 Israel and RUV Iceland, […]

May 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Forecast: EPL international rights fees to overtake domestic

Manchester City became the highest earning football club for the 2020/2021 season, according to Deloitte’s Football Money League study. The English club generated €644.9 million of revenue, thus ranking higher than Spain’s Real Madrid and Germany’ Bayern Munich. Manchester City also overtook Spain’s Barcelona, who topped last season’s edition, and now places fourth. The 2020/2021 […]

May 11, 2022

Surf Channel, Rakuten TV premiere Barcelona Surf Destination

Rakuten TV, in association with Surf Channel, have confirmed the release of the new documentary, Barcelona Surf Destination, which will be available on the platform from April 29th. For the first time in history, surfing is an Olympic sport and following the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, it has its first champion, Ítalo Ferreira. The Brazilian […]

April 28, 2022