UEFA Champions League


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. […]

Amazon eyes Italian Champions League rights

Amazon is reportedly eyeing a bid for the UEFA Champions League rights in Italy. According to Milano Finanza, the ecommerce giant is considering whether to take on Sky Italia in the bidding, with the Comcast-owned operator currently in the middle of a three-year €300 million rights deal for the Champions League and Europa League which […]

LiveScore expands FTA football offering with over 900 live matches

Sports event tracker LiveScore has continued to expand its streaming rights portfolio with the announcement of an expanded set of league and competitions that it will broadcast free-to-air for the 2020-21 football season. Following an OTT launch in June via a sub licencing deal with Premier Sports, the pair will expand their relationship to stream […]

BT to take Champions League final to YouTube for fifth season in a row

BT Sport will broadcast the Champions League and Europa League finals for free on YouTube. It will be the fifth consecutive season that the UK pay TV broadcaster will air the finals on the Google-owned YouTube, with BT’s contract with UEFA obliging it to make the final free to air by whatever means it likes. […]

CBS All Access and CBS Sports to be English-language home of Champions League in US

ViacomCBS has struck a multi-platform agreement with UEFA for subscription streaming service CBS All Access and CBS Sports to serve as the exclusive English-language home in the US of Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League football until 2024, beginning in August. CBS All Access will stream every UEFA club competition match live each season, featuring […]

Telefónica’s Movistar+ secures Champions League rights

Telefónica’s Movistar+ platform has secured rights to the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League until the 2023-24 season. The agreement gives Movistar+. broadcasting rights to the main European competitions both for residential customers and the HORECAS market of hotels, restaurants, cafés and public premises in Spain and Andorra. Movistar+ also has rights to […]

TV4 secures La Liga rights

Telia-owned TV4 Media has followed up last week’s acquisition of UEFA Champions League rights from next year by extending its current rights to top-tier Spanish football. The Swedish broadcaster has acquired  LaLiga rights until the end of the 2025-26 season in both Sweden and Finland. In addition to club football from Italy’s Serie A and LaLiga, TV4 and the group’s pay TV arm C […]

Altice Europe chief says RMC Sport will hold on to Champions League

Service provider Altice Europe will not surrender its hold on UEFA Champions League football rights in France, which it holds until 2021, according to CEO Alain Weill, as reported by French press.   Altice Europe, which owns the RMC Sport and BFMTV channels, has so far declined to sell the final season rights to the […]

Amazon secures Champions League rights in Germany

Amazon has secured rights to Champions League football in Germany for the 2021-22 season, according to local press.  According to the DWDL.de news service, Amazon has confirmed its report that the streaming service has secured a top Champions League package. According to the news site, Amazon has won the A1 package that includes top matches […]