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Premier Sports takes business back from Viaplay

Premier Sports will be returning to the UK in early 2024, subject to competition approval, having agreed to take back control of the business which was sold to Viaplay Group in July 2022. Premier Sports’ offering of content will continue to be delivered via the same channels on Sky and Virgin. Customers preferring to stream […]

November 29, 2023

ITV to become home of England men’s football

ITV will show live, exclusive, free to air coverage of all England men’s football matches outside major tournament finals from September 2024 through to June 2028, in a new deal with UEFA. The deal covers all European Qualifiers, UEFA Nations League ties and friendlies between major tournaments. The first qualifying campaign will be England’s bid […]

September 18, 2023

Telefónica scores UEFA rights to 2027

Telefónica has acquired Spanish TV rights to UEFA Champions League, Europa League, Conference League and Youth League football until 2027 for €960 million (€320 million per season). Telefónica revealed the deal to the Spanish Stock market CNMV. A contract with UEFA is to be signed shortly. With these rights, Telefónica will be able to offer […]

August 1, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

beIN Sports to air UEFA WCL FTA in MENA

To mark International Women’s Day 2023, beIN Media Group has announced it will broadcast the UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL) quarter-finals, semi-finals, and final across the MENA region, both on its flagship beIN Sports free-to-air channel and its official YouTube channel, giving major exposure to women’s football. On March 21st, Bayern Munich face Arsenal in […]

March 7, 2023

Supponor AIR to be deployed in 2,500+ sports events in 2022/23

In the upcoming season 2022-23, Supponor – a specialist in the virtual advertising industry for the past decade – will double the deployment of its fully software-based technology Supponor AIR compared to last season. Across Europe, North America, and Australia, Supponor AIR will be deployed in over 2,500 live sports events. This tremendous growth underlines […]

August 12, 2022

Snapchat, COPA90 partner on Women’s Euro 2022 content

Snap has announced a content partnership with COPA90 to host a new show called Goals Talk. Snapchatters will be able to watch videos about the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022, including behind-the-scenes stories from the tournament, content from COPA90’s Creator Community and stories about Women’s Football. Snapchat reaches more than 90 per cent of 13-24 year […]

July 26, 2022

Sky announces recipients of Women’s National Team bursary

Sky Ireland, Primary Partner of the Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team, has announced the five recipients of the inaugural Sky WNT Fund. The Sky bursary is designed to support members of the senior women’s team on their paths outside of football. The announcement follows the unveiling of the fund earlier this year, on March […]

July 25, 2022

UEFA welcomes Kenya site-blocking

Pay-TV operator MultiChoice Kenya, with support from European football’s governing body UEFA, has obtained a ruling from the Kenya High Court that orders a series of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country to permanently block access to sports pirate websites which contain materials which infringe copyright. Efforts in the fight against the pirate websites […]

July 4, 2022By Colin Mann

BT Sport retains most UEFA football rights

BT Sport has secured the rights to the majority of the UEFA Champions League games, plus all the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Europa Conference League exclusively live, for a further three seasons, including highlights and in-match clips. BT Sport will continue to make the finals available for all to watch. BT Sport will […]

July 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

PPV England matches on FuboTV

FuboTV, the US sports-first live TV streaming platform, is expanding its distribution of four Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Nations League matches in June to Pay-Per-View (PPV). The matches will continue to stream live on FuboTV as previously announced. FuboTV’s exclusive English language streams of four UEFA Nations League matches – all featuring England […]

June 3, 2022