The EuroLeague is expanding. The top European basketball competition has reached an agreement under which a free-to-air sports network will be created FreeSports will be responsible for broadcasting Euroleague matches in the UK during the 2021-2022 season.
FreeSports will be non-exclusively responsible for broadcasting one match per week of the competition's regular season.in addition to all meetings Playoffs And the final four.
The television network was launched in 2017 to offer free-to-air sports broadcasting in the UK. It is available on all major TV platforms including Sky, Freeview and Virgin TV, as well as online via FreeSports Player.
The EuroLeague recently sold the television rights to the competition in Italy
This way, fans in the UK will be able to watch the Europa League alongside the rest of FreeSports content, which includes sports such as football, rugby, cricket and billiards. SnookerOr ice hockey or motorsport.
Alex Ferrer, EuroLeague Marketing and Communications Director, said: “Offering all UK basketball fans the opportunity to watch EuroLeague matches on Turkish Airlines for free is an achievement.”
Two weeks ago, the Euroleague sold the rights to compete in Italy to Eleven Sports for the next four seasons, sharing the broadcast with Sky.