UEFA Champions League

VodafoneZiggo’s Ziggo Sport takes Champions League, Europa League rights

Dutch service provider VodafoneZiggo’s sport TV unit Ziggo Sport has acquired the exclusive 2024-27 media rights to UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League football. Starting in the 2024-25 football season, VodafoneZiggo said that the acquisition will bring the most important European club competitions under one roof for the first time. […]

Ziggo tipped to secure Dutch Champions League, Europa League from 2024

Local media reports suggest a significant shake up is on its way for live football broadcasting in the Netherlands. Although as yet unconfirmed, it looks as though Liberty Global and Vodafone backed cable platform Ziggo has secured control of both UEFA Champions League and Europa League fixtures from 2024-2027. Ziggo has not commented on the […]

Champions League to stay on Paramount+ as CBS Sports renews UEFA deal

Paramount-owned CBS Sports has renewed its rights deal with UEFA in a six-season extension that will see it continue to be the home of European club competitions in the US. The deal will see all men’s Champions League, Europa League, and Conference League matches live streamed on Paramount+, with select games to be broadcast on […]

Amazon secures UK UEFA rights as BT loses exclusivity

Amazon has secured UK rights to the UEFA Champions League, with BT losing its exclusive rights to the top European football competition. The news, announced by UEFA on Friday, has seen BT lose its exclusive rights to UEFA competitions, having been the sole broadcast partner in the UK since 2015.  BT will retain the majority […]

Real Madrid’s UCL comeback heroics attract record US audience

Real Madrid’s stunning comeback victory against Manchester City in the Champions League semi-final last week has broken viewing records in the US. As per Sports Business Journal’s Austin Karp, Paramount-owned broadcast CBS recorded an average of 1.11 million viewers for the match which took place far from US primetime at mid-afternoon on a weekday. The […]

No chance of European Super League revival says Al-Khelaifi

  Nasser Al-Khelaifi – the chairman of the European Club Association (ECA), the president of Paris Saint-Germain and the chairman of beIN Media Group – has said that there is no chance for the European Super League to be revived.  The competition, which was proposed in mid-2021 as an alternative to the UEFA Champions League […]

UEFA set to strip St Petersburg of Champions League final

UEFA is reportedly set to move the Champions League final out of St Petersburg amid Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. According to The Times, internal talks are ongoing with UEFA stating: “[UEFA] is constantly and closely monitoring the situation and any decision would be made in due course if necessary.” An emergency executive committee meeting […]

Stan Sports secures Champions League rights after Sports Flick drops out

Australian broadcaster Stan Sports has acquired exclusive broadcast rights to the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Conference League in the country. The Nine Entertainment-owned has secured a rights package with UEFA which will run from the 2021/22 Super Cup match on August 12 until the end of the 2023/24 season. This deal replaces the […]

beIN bags Champions League in seven country Southeast Asia rights deal

While its fate in France remains unclear, beIN Media Group has expanded its presence in Asia by picking up the rights to the UEFA Champions League. The Qatar-based beIN has acquired the rights to the Champions League, Europa League, Europa Conference League and UEFA Youth League in seven Asian countries: Hong Kong, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, […]

UEFA Champions League goes FTA in Ireland with LiveScore deal

Sports app LiveScore has announced a three-year distribution deal with UEFA to live-stream the Champions League for free in Ireland. From the start of the 2021/22 season, LiveScore users in the country will have access to 104 matches live for free. LiveScore will be the exclusive Irish free-to-air broadcaster of Europe’s top flight football competition, […]

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