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Eleven Sports and OneFootball pick up rights to nine European Leagues

Eleven Sports and OneFootball have been awarded centralised international rights to nine different leagues from across Europe in what the broadcasters are describing as a ‘groundbreaking’ deal. In a first, The Association of European Professional Leagues worked with nine of its members to bundle their broadcast media rights outside their domestic markets. Those leagues include […]

Eleven revamps management line-up

Sports broadcaster the Eleven Group’s co-founder and executive chairman Marc Watson has returned to the CEO role he held until January last year, while Andrea Radrizzani, the chairman and founder of Eleven’s parent company Aser Ventures, is to assume a more direct leadership role with Eleven as executive chairman. Watson, who will oversee the strategic direction of the […]

Eleven Sports boosts new global streaming platform with Extreme E rights deals

Eleven Sports has agreed a multi-territory rights deal with off-road electric race series Extreme E. The deal will see the ongoing race series broadcast on the new global streaming platform ElevenSports.com in over 140 countries and on Eleven Sports Belgium. Coverage will be available in English, French, Flemish and German. Ali Russell, Chief Marketing Officer […]

Eleven Sports acquires US AVOD specialist Team Whistle

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired US-based sports AVOD specialist Team Whistle in a move that expands its operations to North America. The deal is subject to antitrust regulatory approval.  Eleven said that the acquisition will bring together its 150-plus commercial partners, 20 million-plus users and 30,000 hours of live sport annually with Team Whistle’s […]

Eleven Sports renews Ligue 1 rights in Portugal

Eleven Sports has extended its rights partnership with Ligue 1 in Portugal. The deal will see Eleven continue to be the exclusive home of the French top flight football league until at least 2023/24. The broadcaster will deliver its viewers 381 games a season from the league across its linear and OTT platforms. The rights […]

Eleven Sports Poland to share La Liga rights with Canal+

Eleven Sports Poland has secured rights to Spain’s La Liga Santander top-tier football for the next five seasons, alongside pay TV operator Canal+. Eleven, which has held the rights to La Liga in Poland since 2015, will continue to deliver five La Liga matches live to Spanish football fans each weekend. Five additional games will […]

Eleven Sports names new Italy chief

Sports broadcaster Eleven has named Giovanni Zurleni as the group’s new managing director in Italy. Zurleni, who will be responsible for further developing Eleven’s business and operations in Italy, was previously VP, commercial and partnerships at sports streamer DAZN from 2018-2019, leading the team’s business development strategy and execution, coordinating global and local distribution deals […]

Eleven extends Champions League deal in Portugal

Sports broadcaster Eleven has renewed its UEFA Champions League broadcast rights deal in Portugal. The deal will see the broadcaster retain the rights for three additional seasons until 2023/24. Eleven will broadcast 138 games per season, from the group qualifying rounds through to the final, across its six linear channels, OTT platform and operator partners. […]

Eleven Sports announces acquisition of MyCujoo ahead of streaming platform launch

UK-based media group Eleven Sports has bought streaming firm MyCujoo, with Eleven promising the launch of a service dedicated to grassroots football. MyCujoo launched in 2015, and works with amateur clubs to generate revenue via the sale of content to sponsors and advertisers. Its investors include Go4it Capital, Sapphire Sport and Carsten Thoma, who will […]

Eleven Sports adds UEFA Women’s Champions League final to Portuguese line-up

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports Portugal has secured the rights to broadcast the final rounds of the UEFA Women’s Champions League, starting with the quarter finals on August 21 and 22, across its OTT and linear platforms.  Eleven, which is currently broadcasting the men’s competition on home soil in Lisbon, will broadcast the women’s enjoy quarter-final […]

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