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ELEVEN SPORTS GEARS UP FOR MORE SPEEDWAY ACTION IN POLAND

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Pioneering global broadcaster ELEVEN SPORTS has added more high-octane speedway action to its rights portfolio in Poland after announcing today that it will show LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of the final round of the Individual Speedway Junior World Championship which runs from 23-29 July.

This is in addition to selected matches involving the Polish National Speedway Team and the Swedish Elitserien, which have been added to ELEVEN’s speedway coverage in recent weeks. ELEVEN also carries LIVE coverage the Nice 1. Liga Żużlowa and the Speedway Great Britain Premiership.

“We are delighted to add more speedway action for fans in Poland on top of the major leagues and events that we already show,” says Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. “Speedway is hugely popular in Poland and we are committed to showcasing the biggest events featuring the best local, international and emerging riders. This additional content fits perfectly with our localised strategy to deliver top-class entertainment that the fans want to see.”

The numerous speedway events that feature on ELEVEN SPORTS involve many Polish riders adding further relevancy for the passionate speedway fans across the country. This includes 18 Polish riders competing in the Swedish Elitserien – the Swedish professional league which is widely regarded as one of the best international tournaments. ELEVEN’s coverage of select home matches of the Poland National Team also features events taking place on Polish soil.

In Poland, the channels Eleven, Eleven Sports and Eleven Extra are available on satellite platforms and cable networks, including leading operators such as nc+, Cyfrowy Polsat, UPC, Vectra, Multimedia Polska, Orange, INEA, TOYA, Netia, Promax, as well as through several local cable television providers. The channels are also available through the ELEVEN SPORTS app on the elevensports.pl website, on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on selected Samsung Smart TVs with the Tizen system.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is an award winning global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS is available more than 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Sports fans in Poland receive more than 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

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ELEVEN SPORTS REVS UP U.S. CONTENT WITH FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

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ELEVEN SPORTS has strengthened its offer to sports fans in the United States by sealing an exciting new partnership with the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).

All remaining rallies in the 2017 season will be shown LIVE on ELEVEN SPORTS. ELEVEN, which becomes WRC’s EXCLUSIVE pay TV partner, will also show the WRC’s pre-event magazine programme ahead of every round.

This combination of LIVE action and insightful magazine shows highlights ELEVEN’s strategy to deliver compelling LIVE events and informative content, creating a go-to destination for all motor racing fans across the US.

 “We are very pleased to continue the momentum we are steadily building in the U.S. by adding the FIA World Rally Championship to our rights portfolio,” says Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. “Our aim is to offer a new generation of fans LIVE access to exciting, edge of the seat sports action. Watching the world’s best drivers competing for glory feeds the enthusiasm of every motorsport purist and we are excited to provide a platform for them to share and enjoy their passion.”

“ELEVEN is a fast-developing player that caters for a young demographic,” says Oliver Cielsa, WRC Promoter, Managing Director. “USA is of course a huge market and our agreement with ELEVEN will increase the WRC’s audience and deliver increased coverage and exposure to the fans there.”

The World Rally Championship is the FIA’s premium rally series – showcasing high performance cars and the world’s best drivers. All eight remaining rounds in the 2017 season will be shown LIVE on ELEVEN SPORTS. The next round – the Vodafone Rally de Portugal – runs from 18-21 May.

ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 55 million homes across the U.S. thanks to the network’s reach through carriage deals including, but not limited to: AT&T, DIRECTV, Verizon, Charter and NCTC.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS is available in more than 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Each country receives up to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

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ELEVEN SPORTS CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH WITH ENTRY INTO ITALIAN MARKET

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Pioneering global broadcaster ELEVEN SPORTS has further expanded its global offer to sports fans after confirming its entry into the Italian market with the acquisition of a majority stake in the national over-the-top (OTT) platform Sportube.

The platform, which is available online and on mobile, will be re-branded as ELEVEN SPORTS in the summer of 2017.

Italy becomes ELEVEN SPORTS’ seventh market just weeks after its US market-entry in March – highlighting the network’s entrepreneurial nature and global ambitions as a leading sports entertainment provider with multiplatform channels served both on-air and online.

ELEVEN’s Italian entry underscores the network’s steady growth and wide-spread success across platforms in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and U.S. where it delivers exclusive content non-exclusively with distribution agreements across a myriad of broadcast, OTT and mobile partners.

ELEVEN’s exponential success has also seen it achieve close to 100 percent distribution across its operating territories since launch in 2015.

ELEVEN SPORTS’ in Italy will be overseen by Executive Chairman Marc Watson and Group Managing Director Danny Menken. Day to day operations will be overseen by President of the network in Italy and former director at Sky Italia and Infront Sports & Media, Marco Pistoni, and current Sportube CEO and new Managing Director for ELEVEN in Italy, Bruno Stirparo.

“We are thrilled to expand the reach of ELEVEN SPORTS to Italy, enabling us to capitalise further on the growth in demand for online sports consumption and giving the fans the flexibility and freedom of choice to watch their favourite sports – how and when they want,” said Marc Watson, Executive Chairman, ELEVEN SPORTS. “The acquisition of a majority stake in Sportube – a successful, profitable business with a loyal following – presents a fantastic opportunity for ELEVEN and we are very excited about the growth opportunities for this business in Italy and beyond.”

“This move, on the heels of our entry into the U.S. market, underlines ELEVEN’s ambitious global growth strategy,” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. We are a sports community that fans can be part of, find inspiration from, and contribute to – bringing fans closer to the action than ever before. We are committed to reaching every fan, providing unrivalled access to thrilling sports entertainment and we are very pleased to roll out this strategy for fans across Italy.

“This is an exciting moment in the development of our business and we are delighted to become part of an innovative, global sports provider such as ELEVEN SPORTS,” said Bruno Stirparo, CEO of Sportube and the new Managing Director for ELEVEN SPORTS in Italy. “ELEVEN SPORTS has achieved fantastic success and rapid growth in a short space of time in each of its other markets and we are looking forward to harnessing the expertise of ELEVEN’s dynamic and entrepreneurial team as we aim to replicate that success here in Italy.”

Founded in 2010, Sportube was the first Italian OTT service dedicated to sport. The platform has built up a loyal following thanks to its user-friendly technology and exclusive rights to a number of Italian sport leagues including Italy’s third tier football league, Lega Pro, which offers LIVE access to 60 regional clubs in more than 1,200 games per season across all competitions – enabling fans to follow every one of their favourite team’s matches.

Other current Sportube rights include LIVE coverage of the top Volleyball League, Lega Volley Serie A; Italy’s top waterpolo league; domestic and international fencing; Italy’s 162 team amateur football leagues; the Italian Badminton Championship and a wide offering of motorsport including Superbike, Motocross, Enduro, Italian Rally Championship and the Campionato italiano di velocità – Italy’s premier motorcycle championship.

Sportube has achieved significant growth in recent years with its advanced technological platform receiving 4.3 million unique visitors during the 2015-16 season, up from 3.5 million during the 2014-15 season – representing c23 per cent year-on-year growth. During the 2015-16 season Sportube also experienced substantial growth in the number of overall page views – 39 million, up from 30 million in 2014-15 – and number of live event views – 34 million, up from 28 million in 2014-15. In August 2016, Sportube introduced a pay-per-view system as part of its monetisation strategy and to enable it to improve its services for fans across Italy.

ELEVEN SPORTS, which has top premium rights such as La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, NFL, NBA and Formula One in other markets, will work together with Sportube to build on the success already achieved, bringing its first-class expertise to drive the optimisation of the service.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is an award winning global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. Initial launches include multiple channels across select domestic markets with each country receiving up to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

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ELEVEN SPORTS NETS BASKETBALL RIGHTS FOR U.S.

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ELEVEN SPORTS has scored LIVE and EXCLUSIVE basketball rights in the U.S., adding more compelling sports entertainment for fans across the country.

ELEVEN has secured rights to Liga Endesa – the top professional basketball league in Spain which is widely considered as one of the best leagues in Europe. The network will show LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of the remaining two rounds of the regular Liga Endesa season plus the Play-Offs which run from 18 May – 18 June.

 “We are very pleased to add LIVE and EXCLUSIVE basketball action to our growing offer for millennial fans in the U.S.” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. “Everybody knows that basketball is hugely popular in the U.S. and we’re very excited to work with Liga Endesa to showcase the incredible talent in one of Europe’s best leagues to a new generation of basketball fans here.”

ELEVEN SPORTS secured the agreement with Liga Endesa through MP & Silva, the full service global sports media agency.

 “We are glad to partner with ELEVEN SPORTS in the United States and to support the expansion of international basketball viewership through the recently launched service,” said Frank Uddo, MP & Silva’s President for North America. “Outside of the United States, no one produces better players than Spain, with ACB being widely considered to be the best domestic league in Europe.”

The basketball content will be available in 50 million homes across the US thanks to the network’s reach through carriage deals including, but not limited to: AT&T, DIRECTV, Verizon, Charter and NCTC.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is an award-winning global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Each country receives up to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

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About MP & Silva:

MP & Silva owns, manages and distributes television and media rights to some of the most prestigious sports events around the world, with a portfolio that provides over 10,000 hours of programming annually to over 200 broadcasters in 215 countries. MP & Silva also provides complimentary sponsorship, digital and technology services. Headquartered in London and Singapore, it operates worldwide through regional offices in Beijing, Budapest, Dubai, Dublin, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Luxembourg, Miami, Monaco, Munich, New York, Paris, Taipei, Tokyo and Warsaw. In May 2016, MP & Silva created a strategic partnership with Everbright, a leading financial services company in China and Baofeng, an internet entertainment and technology company, specializing in Virtual Reality and digital entertainment, through an investment from Shanghai Jin Xin investment fund (“Shanghai Jin Xin”).

Twitter: @MPSWorldwide

ELEVEN SPORTS HITS BULLSEYE WITH DARTS ACTION FOR U.S.

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ELEVEN SPORTS has announced that it will show LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of 14 international darts competitions in the U.S. during 2017 following an agreement with Matchroom Sport.

The top-level tournaments, which include the 2017 World Cup of Darts, the World Match Play, the Grand Prix of Darts, the Grand Slam of Darts and a number of World Series events, will run from May through to November this year.

Today’s announcement highlights further ELEVEN SPORTS’ commitment to become the destination where emerging and mainstream sports meet compelling LIVE action and engagement.

 “We are very pleased to grow our content for fans in the U.S. with the addition of LIVE darts action throughout 2017,” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. “Darts continues to grow in popularity and we’re excited to work with Matchroom to grow the sport in the U.S. and provide fans with a go-to destination where they can consume and enjoy the entertainment through our live on-air action.”

“I’m delighted that American audiences can now watch the latest global phenomenon – professional darts!” said Barry Hearn, Chairman, Matchroom Sport. “With audiences around the world enjoying the standard of play and the extraordinary atmosphere making it one of the biggest draws on TV, at last the USA is in for a real treat. America – are you ready!” 

All 14 international tournaments will be available in 50 million households thanks to ELEVEN’s reach in across the country through carriage deals including, but not limited to: AT&T, DIRECTV, Verizon, Charter and NCTC.

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ELEVEN SPORTS will show LIVE and Exclusive coverage of:

May

24-25: 2017 DUBAI MASTERS – WORLD SERIES

June

1-4: 2017 WORLD CUP OF DARTS

6-7: 2017 SHANGHAI DARTS MASTERS – WORLD SERIES

July

22-30: 2017 WORLD MATCHPLAY

August

11-13: 2017 AUCKLAND DARTS MASTERS – WORLD SERIES

18-20: 2017 MELBOUNRE DARTS MASTERS – WORLD SERIES

26-28: 2017 PERTH DARTS MASTERS – WORLD SERIES

September

16-17: 2017 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS

October

1-7: 2017 GRAND PRIX DARTS

21: 2017 GERMAN DARTS MASTERS – WORLD SERIES

26-29: 2017 EUROPEAN DARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS

November

4-5: 2017 WORLD SERIES FINAL – EVENT

11-19: 2017 GRAND SLAM OF DARTS

24-26: 2017 PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

About ELEVEN SPORTS:

ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Launched in the US in March 2017, ELEVEN SPORTS is dedicated to delivering world-class domestic and international sports and lifestyle entertainment ‘For The Fans’. Sports fans will be treated to a unique mix of emerging and mainstream sports combined to provide engaging and compelling LIVE entertainment, placing the viewer at the very heart of the action. Further updates about new and exciting programming coming to ELEVEN SPORTS will be announced soon.

 

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ELEVEN SPORTS CONFIRMED AS HOST BROADCASTER FOR LA LIGA LEGENDS MATCH

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ELEVEN SPORTS IN POLAND HITS RECORD VIEWER NUMBERS FOR EL CLÁSICO

London, 26 April 2017 – ELEVEN SPORTS has been confirmed as the host broadcaster for a LaLiga Legends match between former stars of the Spanish league and the Polish national team.

The match, which was initiated by ELEVEN and will be co-organised in partnership with LaLiga and Legia Warsaw, will be held at Legia Warsaw’s Marshal J. Piłsudski City Stadium on Friday 9 June 2017. It is the first time that a LaLiga Legends match will be held in Europe.

ELEVEN SPORTS subscribers in Poland have a front row seat to the action which will include former stars from some of the greatest Spanish clubs such as Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Valencia CF. Players already confirmed to take part include former Real Madrid Galactico’s Fernando Morientes, Christian Karembeu and Míchel Salgado; Gaizka Mendieta of Valencia CF and FC Barcelona and Gianluca Zambrotta of FC Barcelona. Other players include Joan Capdevila, Fernando Sanz, David Albelda.

LaLiga Legends team will face a squad of former Polish internationals including the former Real Madrid and Liverpool keeper Jerzy Dudek with more names to be announced soon.

“We are delighted that ELEVEN SPORTS will organise and be the host broadcaster for what will be a thrilling football exhibition. This is an important and very exciting way of building relations with fans, which breaks out of the traditional broadcaster-viewer relationship”, said Danny Menken, Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS.During the last two seasons we have delivered thrilling live and exclusive coverage of LaLiga including local language commentary from the best commentators and pundits and in-depth, pre and post-match studio and in-stadium analysis – providing fans with broad interactive coverage and incredible insight into the biggest live games. We are delighted to be able to expand this offer with LaLiga Legends match.”

“We are very pleased to be able to play this game against the League Legends of Poland. We’re convinced it will be a success and that the public will enjoy watching LaLiga Legends,” said former Real Madrid player, Fernando Sanz. “We’ve played other games around the world and we have always received a marvellous reception. It’s a pleasure for us to go to Warsaw and to be close to the Polish fans. Among the players who make up the LaLiga Legends team there are European champions, World champions, and LaLiga champions. It’s an honour and an enormous responsibility for us to represent the best football league in the world!”

ELEVEN SPORTS has helped to significantly increase the exposure of LaLiga in Poland airing 8 games LIVE per matchday across the last two seasons. The passion and excitement surrounding the Spanish league in Poland is evident with a record number of almost 500,000 viewers tuning in to Sunday’s spectacular El Clásico clash.

In Poland, Eleven, Eleven Sports and Eleven Extra are available on satellite platforms and cable networks, including operators such as nc+, Cyfrowy Polsat, UPC, Vectra, Multimedia Polska, Orange, INEA, TOYA, Netia, Promax, as well as through several dozen local cable television providers. The channels are also available through the ELEVEN SPORTS app on the elevensports.pl website, on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on selected Samsung Smart TVs with the Tizen operating system.

 

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is an award-winning global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Sports fans in Poland receive more than 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

 

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ELEVEN SPORTS PACKS A PUNCH WITH BOXING RIGHTS IN U.S.

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ELEVEN SPORTS has picked up more LIVE and EXCLUSIVE sports content for fans in the U.S. adding top boxing action including Martin Murray (UK) vs Gabriel Rosado (U.S.), taking place this Saturday in Liverpool, England.

The middleweight battle will pit the two experienced fighters – both of whom have previously been world-title challengers – against each other in the top-of-the-bill clash.

ELEVEN has also struck an agreement with Sauerland Boxing – one of Europe’s leading boxing promotions – for LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of select fights which will be confirmed in due course.

 “We are very pleased to continue to build on our rights portfolio in the U.S. with top quality boxing action,” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. We are committed to delivering an eclectic mix of emerging and mainstream sports entertainment that the fans want to see and we look forward to adding more premium rights very soon.”

ELEVEN SPORTS secured the Murray vs Rosado fight in a deal with Matchroom Sport, while the agreement with Sauerland Promotions was completed through MP & Silva, the full service global sports media agency representing the worldwide media rights of Team Sauerland.

The boxing content will be available in 50 million homes across the US thanks to the network’s reach through carriage deals including, but not limited to: AT&T, DIRECTV, Verizon, Charter and NCTC.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Each country receives up to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

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ELEVEN SPORTS ADDS MMA AND KICKBOXING TO U.S. OFFER

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ELEVEN SPORTS has announced it will show LIVE coverage of premium MMA and Kickboxing action in the U.S. as it continues to grow its sports offering to fans across the country.

In 2017, ELEVEN SPORTS will show 19 LIVE and 35 past events from MMA Bushido, King of Kings (KOK) Kickboxing and WGP Kickboxing – the largest Kickboxing promotion in Latin America – as part of the network’s drive to deliver exhilarating LIVE action aimed towards millennial sports fans.

“Fight sports are growing in popularity in the U.S. and all over the world and we are thrilled to add new and exciting MMA and Kickboxing events to our growing portfolio,” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. We are committed to delivering thrilling action that is not readily available giving fans the opportunity to watch, enjoy and engage with their favourite sports

The latest ELEVEN SPORTS content will be available in 50 million homes across the US thanks to the network’s reach through carriage deals including, but not limited to: AT&T, DIRECTV, Verizon, Charter and NCTC.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Each country receives up to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

About MMA Bushido:

MMA Bushido fights are held in a ring rather than a cage and the rules are deliberately made simple for maximum excitement, encouraging the fighters to always go directly for a knockout win.

www.mmabushido.com

About King of Kings:

KOK has a wide fan base throughout Europe. The KOK style and rules are designed to ensure fighters win by using the purest fighting techniques. KOK is based in Lithuania and promotes many European kick-boxing fighters.

www.kokfights.com

About WGP Kick-Boxing

WGP is a Brazilian based kick-boxing promotion founded in 2011. The largest kickboxing promotion in Latin America, WGP offers a series of events with international production standard, featuring the best fighters in the American continent and from all over the world. The promotion is known for its dynamic, intense and exciting kickboxing fights which made WGP the widest audience in Brazil within the fighting segment, reaching around 4 million TV viewers per show.

www.wgpkickboxing.com.br

 

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ELEVEN SPORTS ON CUE WITH WORLD SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIP

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ELEVEN SPORTS has announced it will show LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of the final of the 2017 World Snooker Championship in the US.

The announcement follows the news that Facebook Live will stream the Championship through to the quarter-finals via World Snooker’s Facebook page in the US – highlighting the sport’s ambitions to further develop its popularity across the country and become truly global.

This ambition to reach a new generation of fans in innovative ways is perfectly aligned to ELEVEN SPORTS’ strategy to offer every millennial fan compelling LIVE content that they may not be able to access elsewhere.

“The World Snooker Championship is a great partner for us with clear ambitions to grow and develop globally,” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. We are committed to delivering new and exciting sports content that is not readily available and we are looking forward to working with World Snooker to grow its fan community in the US.

The World Championship is snooker’s marquee event that takes place annually in Sheffield, England, from 15 April – 1 May 2017. The final will be available to 50 million homes across the US thanks to ELEVEN’s reach through carriage deals including, but not limited to: AT&T, DIRECTV, Verizon, Charter and NCTC.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Each country receives up to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

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ELEVEN SPORTS EXPANDS OFFER WITH LAUNCH OF THIRD CHANNEL IN BELGIUM

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Pioneering global broadcaster ELEVEN SPORTS will tomorrow (13/04/17) launch a third channel in Belgium, making even more premium LIVE and EXCLUSIVE sports action available to all fans across the country.

Eleven Sports 3, which is available in Flemish and French via www.elevensports.be and the ELEVEN SPORTS app, will broadcast additional world-class football action including La Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1 as well as other sports that are popular in the local market including Euro Hockey League, Champions League Handball, top action from Premier League Darts and the World Cup of Darts and leading MMA content from Cage Warriors.

Eleven Sports 3 has been created to ease scheduling clashes between the biggest games – offering fans everywhere more LIVE and EXCLUSIVE sport, in-depth analysis and unique insight into their favourite events. The new OTT channel, which will run alongside the two existing channels, Eleven Sports 1 and Eleven Sports 2, will also give fans additional freedom and flexibility in their viewing options with no bundled contracts, no need for cable or set top boxes, and anytime, anywhere viewing at an affordable price. In addition to being available online and via the app, negotiations are ongoing with distributors with a view to making Eleven Sports 3 available in their packages.

“Introducing Eleven Sports 3 ensures we will deliver even more world-class sports content to fans everywhere in Belgium while also giving them opportunity to watch their favourite players, teams and sports without having to worry about scheduling clashes,” says Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. “Aligned to our strategy to deliver content that is popular in the local market we are also delighted to give fans a front row seat to more international events such the World Cup of Darts and the Euro Hockey League – giving them the entertainment they want, when they want it.”

Fans in Belgium can purchase all three ELEVEN SPORTS channels as a package for only €9.99 per month or €99 per year. Alternatively, fans can purchase Eleven Sports 3 exclusively for only €1 per week or €1.50 per day.

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About ELEVEN SPORTS:

Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Sports fans in Belgium receive close to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.

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