Eleven teams up Twitch in Taiwan

Sports broadcaster Eleven’s Taiwanese subsidiary Eleven Taiwan has teamed up with streaming platform Twitch ahead of the new Taiwan baseball season, to make its live match coverage more accessible. Eleven Taiwan holds the rights to all home matches for the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) for the Rakuten Monkeys, Wei Chuan Dragons and Uni-President 7-Eleven […]

Eleven Poland secures DFB-Pokal German Cup rights

Sports broadcaster Eleven Poland has secured live and exclusive rights to the DFB-Pokal German Cup. The deal will run for four seasons from August this year until 2026. The includsion of the German Cup in Eleven’s Polish offering adds to a portfolio of international live football that includes Serie A, LaLiga Santander, Ligue 1 Uber […]

Eleven Portugal on course to break even with 300,000 subscribers

Eleven Portugal is reportedly close to 300,000 subscribers, with the broadcaster confident of breaking even during the 2021-22 season. According to SportBusiness, the broadcaster is targeting Portugal’s domestic top flight football league – Primeira Liga – to complement its existing portfolio which includes the UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and English Premier League (the latter […]

Eleven expands in SE Asia on back of Astro STL deal

Sports broadcaster Eleven has struck a four-year partnership with Malaysian pay TV operator Astro that will enable it to stream the country’s Sepak Takraw League (STL) in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Hong Kong. Fans of sepak takraw or ‘kick volleyball’, Malaysia’s national sport, which is popular across the region, will be able to […]

France Télévisions bags FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 rights

FIBA has agreed a rights deal with France Télévisions that will see the broadcaster carry national team games through to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 on free-to-air television. The deal will kick off with the match between France and Montenegro on Friday, November 26 and include the World Cup from the Philippines, Japan and […]

Eleven Belgium secures Ligue 1 rights

Sports broadcaster and streamer Eleven Belgium has secured rights to Ligue 1 football for the next three seasons. This agreement was negotiated with beIN Sports, the global sales partner of Ligue 1 Uber Eats. Eleven will make the best matches of the French league available on its OTT platform and app in Belgium and Luxembourg, […]

Eleven renews FA Cup deal in Poland

Eleven Poland has renewed its rights deal with the English FA Cup. Running until 2023/24, Eleven will continue to broadcast the world’s oldest club football competition while it will also broadcast the season-opening FA Community Shield between the FA Cup and Premier League Champions. This deal reinforces a comprehensive catalogue of English football rights for […]

Eleven secures rights to WTA in Portugal

Eleven has picked up rights to the Women’s Tennis Association for three seasons from 2021-23 in Portugal. The sports broadcaster will air the WTA Finals and WTA 1000 tournaments live across its linear and digital channels. In total, the channel will show a total of 10 tournaments a season. The WTA rights complement Eleven’s existing […]

Eleven restructures management following MyCujoo acquisition

Sports broadcaster Eleven has restructured its leadership team as part of preparation to expand its offering in 2021. The executive team from streaming service MyCujoo, which Eleven acquired in November last year, has now been formally incorporated into the parent company’s management group. MyCujoo co-founder and CEO Pedro Presa joins the Eleven board and leadership […]

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 […]