German Sports Network Sport1 Acquires Media Rights To 2014 FIBA World Cup
German sports network Sport1 "has acquired platform neutral media rights for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain," according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. Sport1 Program Dir Olaf Schröder said that Sport1 "will show a minimum of 18 games." Due to the fact that Sport1 purchased platform neutral rights, it "can decide what games it will show on free-TV channel Sport1 or on pay-TV channel Sport1+." Schröder: "Top stars from the NBA and the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, which we have in our program on Sport1 US and Sport1, will fight in front of basketball-crazed spectators in Spain's biggest arenas for the basketball crown" (QUOTENMETER, 4/10).