Al Jazeera secures UEFA rights

European football body UEFA has awarded Al Jazeera Sport media rights to the Euro 2012 and Euro 2016 championships for the Middle East and North Africa.

UEFA said Al Jazeera Sport will provide extensive coverage of both tournaments on its pay platform. In addition, the broadcaster will provide delayed coverage of the competitions on its free-to-air sports channel. The deal also covers internet and mobile rights for all matches.