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SBD Global/July 26, 2012/Media
ESPN Adds French Ligue 1 To Its Football Coverage
Published July 26, 2012
DOWN SOUTH: INDIANTELEVISION.com reported that Taj television-owned sports network Ten Sports "inked a multi-platform rights deal to broadcast the French football league for three years" through '15 in South Asia. The deal, negotiated with MP & Silva, offers "232 matches showcasing Ligue 1 and Coupe de la Ligue" -- the French league cup. On top of live matches from Ligue 1 and Coupe de la Ligue, Ten Sports will also telecast a Ligue 1 weekly preview show (INDIANTELEVISION.com, 7/25).