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Channel Nine Keen To Show Saturday Night A-League Matches, Go Head-To-Head With AFL

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 22 / 15

Channel Nine "wants to screen Saturday night A-League games" and go head-to-head with the Australian Football League on Seven, according to David Davutovic of the HERALD SUN. Nine is the favorite to take over SBS’s A-League rights "as Seven’s interest is complicated by its AFL contract."...

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More Than 7M Watch Super Cup On ZDF

German public broadcaster ZDF "obtained more than 7 million viewers for its broadcast of the German Football League (DFL) Super Cup on Wednesday," according to Weis & Phuong of QUOTENMETER. The game between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, which started at 6pm, attracted 7.26 million viewers ...

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BT Sport Could Bid For La Liga Coverage

Its new dedicated European football channel "only launched on Tuesday but Sky Sports could soon find itself without" both the Champions League and La Liga as BT Sport weighs up a bid for the Spanish top flight, according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. Sky "has kept an iron grip on La Liga, t ...

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Online Channels In China Tap Into EPL

English Premier League fans on the Chinese mainland "are getting the added options of watching the games online," according to Ma Yue of the SHANGHAI DAILY. Beijing-based Supersports has the rights until the '18-19 season and reportedly paid more than 1B yuan ($162.5M) "for the exclusive mainland de ...

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Sky Sports-BT Sport Rivalry Kicks Off

The Premier League season "will again be littered with old rivalries when it kicks off on Saturday," according to Simon Goodley of the London GUARDIAN. Not least "will be the competition played out on television screens between Sky Sports and BT Sport." This season's added dimension "consists of a n ...

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Canal+ To Televise Formula E

French sports channel Canal+ will televise live coverage of all races in the new all-electric FIA Formula E Championship for the next three seasons. In a deal brokered by int'l media company MP & Silva, Canal+ will have exclusive broadcasting rights for live races covering the entire French regi ...

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BT Sport enters the Premier League '14-15 season this Saturday "with footballer pundits Ian Wright and Robbie Savage leading its coverage." Former Arsenal player Wright "will join BT's panel of analysts" for live matches in the Premier League and the FA Cup, as well as other football programming. Fo ...

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Super Cup Draws 40% Market Share

The UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday night between La Liga sides Real Madrid and Sevilla, which Real won 2-0, attracted an audience of 4.8 million viewers on Spanish broadcaster TVE's La 1, according to the EP. The number translated to a 39.8% market share, making it the most-watched Super Cup in the compe ...

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ONE World Sports Partners With GEICO

ONE World Sports announced that it has signed a multi-platform sponsorship agreement with GEICO. The agreement includes on-air spots, program sponsorship and branding, and marks the global sports network's inaugural agreement for major sponsorship. As a "founder partner," GEICO becomes ONE World Sp ...

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Sony Six Bags CTL Broadcast Rights

Sports and entertainment channel Sony Six "bagged the exclusive broadcasting rights for the newly-floated Champions Tennis League" to be held from Nov. 17-26 across six cities in India, according to the PTI. The Vijay Amritraj conceptualized Indian Premier League-style league "would see Indian as we ...

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Athletics Event Hits Coverage Milestone

The 22nd European Athletics Championships in Zurich has crossed the milestone of 1,000 hours of expected live TV coverage, with 35 int'l broadcasters from across Europe expressing intentions to televise the biggest athletics event of the year. According to the current broadcast intentions provided b ...

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