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Eleven Sports names new Italian chief

Eleven Sports has named Giuliano Giorgetti as managing director for Italy. Giorgetti, who begins his role immediately, will be responsible for expanding Eleven’s growth in Italy, increasing revenues, developing strategic partnerships, and overseeing the day to day operations. He previously worked for football clubs AC Milan and the Inter Milan. At AC Milan he led […]

Eleven secures more football for Portugal

UK-based international sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has secured live and exclusive rights to UEFA Youth League football in Portugal. The deal, which will last for three years, boosts Eleven’s line-up of content for the Portuguese market, where it launched recently. Elevent holds the Portuguese rights to Spain’s La Liga, France’s Ligue 1 and the UEFA […]

Eleven Sports to launch two new channels in the UK

Eleven Sports has partnered with IMG in the UK and Ireland for the launch of two new sports channels, which will include live rights to Serie A and LaLiga football.  Eleven Sports 1 and Eleven Sports 2 will launch this August in the UK and Ireland via a forthcoming online streaming platform from Eleven, with more […]

Whistle Sports raises US$28m in funding

Whistle Sports has raised more than US$28 million as part of an ongoing Series D funding round, which is being led by investment company and Eleven Sports founder, Aser. Aser’s investment forms part of a wider collaboration between Whistle Sports and its subsidiaries, including Eleven Sports, that is designed to help accelerate Whistle’s international expansion. […]

Eleven Sports to launch service in Myanmar

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports is to launch a service in Myanmar next year after securing exclusive rights to the national football league, making the south-east Asian country its 11th market to date. The new service will be branded My Sports will deliver all 132 matches from the Myanmar National League (MNL) on a new linear […]

Eleven Sports secures Ligue 1 rights for Portugal

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has secured live and exclusive Portuguese rights to France’s Ligue 1 Conforama football tournament. The deal boosts Eleven’s rights portfolio in Portugal following the platform’s entry into the market in May with the acquisition of rights to the UEFA Champions League and LaLiga. The three-year partnership includes rights to Coupe de […]

Eleven Sports to launch in Portugal on Nowo

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has struck a deal with Portuguese cable operator Nowo to debut its channels in the Portuguese market. Eleven’s deal with Nowo follows its announcement that it would launch in the country following its acquisition of rights to all matches from the Champions League and Spain’s La Liga for the Portuguese market. […]

Eleven Sports to launch in Portugal after taking Champions League and La Liga rights

Eleven Sports has secured the Portuguese rights to UEFA Champions League and Spanish La Liga football ahead of a launch in what will become the sports broadcaster’s 10th market. Eleven Sports has acquired the rights to air 138 Champions League matches per season, from the final qualifying round and group stages to the final. The […]

Polsat takes ‘significant stake’ in Eleven Sports Poland

Polsat has acquired a “significant stake” in Eleven Sports Poland in a deal that values Eleven Sports Network at approximately €80 million. The agreement establishes Polish commercial broadcaster Polsat as a strategic partner in Eleven Sports Poland, with a new management board to feature two members each from Telewizja Polsat and Eleven Sports. Eleven Sports […]

Eleven usurps Sky to take La Liga rights for UK and Ireland

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has secured live and exclusive rights to Spanish La Liga football in the UK and Ireland, usurping previous rights holder Sky. The partnership will begin from the start of the 2018-19 season and will run for three years until the end of the 2020-21 season. The broadcaster will announce details in […]

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