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Eleven Sports secures complete Belgian football deal after intensive negotiations

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports Belgium has confirmed that it has secured live and exclusive rights to Belgian domestic football for the next five years after concluding a deal with the Pro League. Eleven has secured rights to air matches from the Belgian First Division A, the First Division B, the women’s Super League, the Belgian […]

Sports roundup: Eleven Sports launches F1 pass; FISU signs Eurosport deal; ERT agrees to EBU acquisitions; Sport1 holds on to Rallycross in IMG 

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports will offer Portuguese viewers an annual pass to Formula 1 events. The €49.99 per year annual pass provides live access to all 22 Grand Prix races, F1 qualifying, F2, F3, and the Porsche Super Cup on Eleven’s dedicated racing channel. The channel also offers analysis, interview and behind the scenes content, […]

Gent agrees to back Eleven Sports Pro League deal following impasse

Eleven Sports’ agreement to pick up the broadcast rights to the Jupiler Pro League in the tournament’s native Belgium has been approved by KAA Gent, leaving only one club standing in the way of the deal. The broadcaster was previously awarded the rights in a five year deal estimated at €103 million per season, but […]

Eleven Sports wins Belgian Pro League, but two clubs hold up deal

Eleven Sports has been awarded domestic broadcast rights to Belgium’s Pro League football competition for five years from 2020/21 in a deal understood to be worth €103 million per season. However, while the Pro League voted two-thirds for Eleven’s bid, the status of the deal remains unclear with Antwerp and KAA Gent opting out of […]

Broadcasters migrating licences to EU as Brexit takes its toll

International broadcasters are abandoning the UK as the impact of Brexit makes itself felt, according to research by IHS Markit. According to IHS Markit analysts Tim Westcott and Aled Evans, the number of TV services licensed by UK regulator Ofcom declined to 879 in December, down from 1,039 in 2018, with the likes of Discovery, […]

Eleven Sports picks up Portuguese and Polish rights to Spanish Super Cup

International sports network Eleven Sports has picked up rights to this week’s controversial Spanish Super Cup for Poland and Portugal. Eleven Sports will bring live, exclusive and coverage of the competition to the countries.  The tournament will see Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Valencia compete in the 62,000-capacity King Abdullah Sports City stadium in […]

FIFA’s Vicente in as CEO at Eleven Sports 

Streamer Eleven Sports has appointed Luis Vicente as its CEO. Vicente joins from FIFA, where he served as the body’s chief digital transformation and innovation officer. He succeeds Marc Watson, who will remain in the company as its executive chairman and board director of parent company Aser Ventures.  Watson said: “Luis has a passion for […]

Eleven Sports selects Blackbird for online editing and publishing

Cloud video editing platform provider Blackbirdhas been chosen by Eleven Sports for the rapid editing and publishing of sports content to fans online. The AIM-traded firm said Eleven Sports will integrate Blackbird into its video infrastructure, and use it to clip, edit and publish content its social/OTT channels in Belgium and Portugal. Eleven holds rights to a […]

Eleven Sports picks up Joshua-Ruiz match in three territories

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has secured rights to exclusive live coverage of the forthcoming Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr boxing match in Belgium, Portugal and Taiwan. Joshua will be fighting to reclaim the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles from Ruiz in Saudi Arabia on Saturday December 7. Eleven Sports viewers will […]

Eleven Sports and Onefootball partner on PPV matches in Belgium and Luxembourg

Eleven Sports and Onefootball have partnered on what they refer to as an “innovative partnership”. The deal will bring live streaming of European football matches to Belgium and Luxembourg on a pay-per-view basis to the Onefootball app. In total, 20 matches will be offered through the season in both Dutch and French.  Eleven Sports Belgium […]

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